1. UFC Fight Night 49: Benson Henderson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos Headlines Main Card

    If all roads to a UFC lightweight title shot go through Benson Henderson , then Rafael dos Anjos is next in line to punch his ticket...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 1 month ago 5,379 reads 62 comments

  2. Diego Sanchez Tops UFC Fight Night 42 Payroll, Banks $140,000

    It looks like two egregious scores from the Albuquerque, New Mexico, judges on Saturday were deciding factors in giving UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez a very lucrative payday at UFC Fight Night 42...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 11,832 reads 74 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 42: 5 Potential Opponents for Benson Henderson

    UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was a big night for Benson Henderson, as the former lightweight champion scored his first stoppage victory inside the Octagon...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 1 month ago 960 reads 0 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 42 Results: Ben Henderson Picks Perfect Time to Leave No Doubt

    Benson Henderson was wise to handle all his own business on Saturday against Rustam Khabilov. This was the wrong night to leave anything to chance...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 26,241 reads 82 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 42: 3 Fights for Benson Henderson to Take Next

    Benson Henderson was victorious in the main event of UFC Fight Night 42, and the No. 2-ranked lightweight kept his name relevant in the chase for a title shot. Henderson was pitted against No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 9,581 reads 33 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 42: Video Highlights from Henderson vs. Khabilov

    In the UFC's first event in New Mexico, former lightweight champ Benson Henderson made a strong statement by finishing Rustam Khabilov in the night's main-event bout at UFC Fight Night 42 on Saturday...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 1 month ago 8,096 reads 2 comments

  7. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov: What We Learned from the Main Event

    UFC Fight Night 42’s main event between Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov was, in some ways, a contest between the old and the new...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 1 month ago 13,744 reads 86 comments

  8. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 42

    The UFC lightweight division is one of the most talent-rich collectives under the promotion's banner, and the race for future title opportunities is an ongoing affair...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 13,158 reads 22 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov Fight Card, TV Info and Predictions

    Benson "Smooth" Henderson wants his lightweight title back, but he's going to have to handle Rustam "Tiger" Khabilov before he can earn himself another shot at the championship...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 11,044 reads 5 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 42: Live Results, Play by Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 42 hits Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday night. The 11-fight event is capped off by a key matchup in the lightweight division. No. 2-ranked contender Benson Henderson takes on No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 24,313 reads 159 comments

  11. Benson Henderson Plans to Get 'His Belt' Back, Retire at 33

    Albuquerque, N.M. — Former lightweight champion and perennial contender Benson Henderson has a main event fight this weekend when he steps into the cage opposite unheralded but tough-as-nails Rustam Khabilov...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 23,867 reads 73 comments

  12. A Man Apart: Benson Henderson Needs to Do Something Special to Rejoin Title Hunt

    At first glance, Rustam Khabilov seems like a weird matchup for Benson Henderson . Given Henderson’s status as the UFC’s No...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 9,134 reads 55 comments

  13. Why Benson Henderson Should Embrace a Heel Role

    Benson Henderson is one of the nicest people in mixed martial arts, but he has failed to generate much interest from the casual fanbase of the UFC. MMA fans, for the most part, do not openly embrace the theatrics of professional wrestling...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 11,400 reads 115 comments

  14. Fight Night 42: The Next Step the Only One That Matters to Benson Henderson

    The process of progress is one Benson Henderson has dedicated himself to. While the MMA Lab-trained fighter is as goal-driven as they come in mixed martial arts, the larger aspects ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 4,463 reads 4 comments

  15. Henderson vs. Khabilov: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 42 Card

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, is suddenly a hot property. And that's because of more than just its high average daily temperatures, am I right? Yes, I'm very right...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 28,220 reads 26 comments

  16. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Since losing the lightweight title to Anthony Pettis in August 2013, Benson Henderson has only competed once, picking up a controversial decision win over Josh Thomson...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 9,530 reads 31 comments

  17. UFC on May 31 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 42

    UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin, Germany and The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 finales are in the book. The main card results are as follows: The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale: Stipe Miocic def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 22,044 reads 61 comments

  18. UFC: There's a Trap Fight Waiting for Benson Henderson in Albuquerque

    Sometimes in sports, good teams get trapped. They'll play three games in four nights, win the first two against the best teams in the league and lose the third to the worst team in the league because they think the hardest work is already done...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 13,167 reads 40 comments

  19. Interesting Options Ahead for Lightweight Contender Khabib Nurmagomedov

    The lightweight division is one of the deepest collectives under the UFC banner and Khabib Nurmagomedov has carved out his place as a major player...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 months ago 14,799 reads 44 comments

  20. The Fighting Life: The Team Mentality of John Crouch and the MMA Lab

    A long day is to coming to an end, but John Crouch looks no worse for wear. The head coach of Glendale, Arizona's MMA Lab is a physically imposing man, with broad shoulders and ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 938 reads 0 comments

  21. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov Headlines Albuquerque Fight Night in June

    The city of Albuquerque, N.M. has played a major role on the mixed martial arts scene for years but has never received a visit from the UFC...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 4 months ago 15,972 reads 85 comments

  22. The Fighting Life: MMA Elite Talk About the Sport's Small Window of Opportunity

    A career spent traversing the terrain of combat sports is a risky route to travel, and mixed martial arts is as unforgiving as it gets...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 14,923 reads 34 comments

  23. 6 UFC Guys Who Could Benefit from a New Weight Class

    It's safe to say that not everyone competing in MMA is at home in their weight class. Dudes have gone up or down in weight and become worldbeaters far too often to believe otherwise...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 6 months ago 34,684 reads 103 comments

  24. 'Bendo' Unhappy with 'Horse Manure' Potential Matchup Between Aldo and Pettis

    Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is coming off a big win over ex-Strikeforce titleholder Josh Thomson, so it's no surprise he isn't thrilled with a potential superfight between Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 6 months ago 7,928 reads 98 comments

  25. Josh Thomson Faces Fighting's Toughest Decision After Loss to Benson Henderson

    This is something I don’t normally say, but I think it would be a shame if Josh Thomson never fought again after losing to Benson Henderson on Saturday at UFC on Fox 10 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 6,100 reads 19 comments