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  • Given Name: Daniel Jeffery Henderson
  • MMA Record: 32-15-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Hendo
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 47 | Date of Birth: 1970.08.24
  • Last Fight: October 08, 2016 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team Quest
  • Height: 6'1" (186cm) | Reach: 74.0" (188cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $2,780,000 USD
  • Born: Downey, California, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Temecula, California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site
  • College: Arizona State University
  • Foundation Style: N/A

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Dan Henderson MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout
Grappling Bout

Jp Kazushi Sakuraba

Jp RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GRAND PRIX 2017 Autumn: Aki no Jin
Main Card

2017.10.15
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Gb Michael Bisping
32-14-0 29-7-0

Gb UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2016.10.08
Odds: +200 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne | Walkout Music: Toby Keith - Made in America
#13 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2016
UFC 204 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO
1:27 Round 2 of 3, 6:27 Total

Cu Hector Lombard
31-14-0 34-5-1

Us UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.06.04
Odds: +270 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $850,000 ($600K Base, $200K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#5 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2016
#15 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2016
UFC 199 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Lyoto Machida UFC on FOX 19 2016.04.16
Reason: Machida Removed for Drug Policy Violation
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
2:07 Round 1 of 5

Br Vitor Belfort
31-13-0 24-11-0

Br UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs. Henderson 3
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.11.07
Odds: +260 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
UFC Fight Night 77 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:28 Round 1 of 5

Us Tim Boetsch
30-13-0 18-8-0

Us UFC Fight Night 68: Boetsch vs. Henderson
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.06.06
Odds: +160 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy | Walkout Music: Toby Keith - Made in America
#33 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2015
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:10 Round 1 of 3

Nl Gegard Mousasi
30-12-0 35-5-2

Se UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.01.24
Odds: +385 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
UFC on FOX 14 Performance of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:53 Round 3 of 3, 13:53 Total

Us Daniel Cormier
30-11-0 14-0-0

Us UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw
Co-Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2014.05.24
Odds: +600 (Huge Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $100,000 Base | Weigh-In: 199.0 lbs (90.3 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
#28 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2014
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:31 Round 3 of 5, 11:31 Total

Br Maurício Rua
29-11-0 22-8-0

Br UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2014.03.23
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $100,000 ($50K Fight/Night, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 202.0 lbs (91.6 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#4 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
#7 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2014
#25 Greatest Comeback of All Time
#90 Greatest Knockout of All Time
UFC Fight Night 38 Fight of the Night
UFC Fight Night 38 Performance of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Kick
1:17 Round 1 of 5

Br Vitor Belfort
29-10-0 23-10-0

Br UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson 2
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.11.09
Odds: +180 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#13 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
#85 Greatest Knockout of All Time
UFC Fight Night 32 Knockout of the Night
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Rashad Evans
29-9-0 17-3-1

Ca UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.06.15
Odds: +160 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Lyoto Machida
29-8-0 18-3-0

Us UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche
Co-Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.02.23
Odds: +180 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $250,000 Base | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Jon Jones UFC 151 2012.09.01
Reason: Henderson Knee Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Br Maurício Rua
28-8-0 20-5-0

Us UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2011.11.19
Odds: +130 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $320,000 ($250K Base, $70K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 203.0 lbs (92.1 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
#1 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2011
#1 Greatest Fight of All Time
#2 Greatest Light Heavy MMA Fight of All Time
#34 Greatest Comeback of All Time
UFC 139 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:12 Round 1 of 3

Ru Fedor Emelianenko
27-8-0 31-3-0

Us Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.07.30
Odds: +235 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 207.0 lbs (93.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#32 Greatest Comeback of All Time
#33 Biggest Upset of All Time
#6 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
#85 Greatest Fight of All Time
#14 Greatest Heavyweight MMA Fight of All Time
#13 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2011
#45 Greatest Knockout of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:50 Round 3 of 5, 10:50 Total

Br Rafael Cavalcante
26-8-0 10-2-0

Us Strikeforce: Columbus
Main Event | Title Challenge | Light HW | 205 lbs

2011.03.05
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $250,000 Base | Weigh-In: 204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#25 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:53 Round 1 of 3

Br Renato Sobral
25-8-0 36-8-0

Us Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2010.12.04
Odds: -270 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#14 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2010
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Jake Shields
25-7-0 24-4-1

Us Strikeforce: Nashville
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2010.04.17
Odds: -355 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#27 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
#26 Biggest Upset of All Time
#16 Greatest Middleweight MMA Fight of All Time
#39 Greatest Comeback of All Time
Cancelled Bout Rich Franklin UFC 103 2009.09.19
Reason: Bout Changed By UFC
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
3:20 Round 2 of 3, 8:20 Total

Gb Michael Bisping
24-7-0 17-1-0

Us UFC 100
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2009.07.11
Odds: -223 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $350,000 ($100K Base, $150K Bonus, $100K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki | Walkout Music: Red Rider - Lunatic Fringe
#81 Greatest Fight of All Time
#1 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#2 Greatest Middleweight MMA Fight of All Time
#4 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2009
UFC 100 Knockout of the Night
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Rich Franklin
23-7-0 26-3-0

Ie UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2009.01.17
Odds: -135 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 202.0 lbs (91.6 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#26 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2009
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Rousimar Palhares
22-7-0 8-2-0

Us UFC 88: Breakthrough
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2008.09.06
Odds: -196 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $250,000 ($100K Base, $150K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:52 Round 2 of 5, 9:52 Total

Br Anderson Silva
22-6-0 22-4-0

Us UFC 82: Pride of a Champion
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2008.03.01
Odds: +123 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $160,000 ($100K Base, $60K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 184.5 lbs (83.7 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#4 Greatest Middleweight MMA Fight of All Time
#75 Greatest Submission of All Time
UFC 82 Fight of the Night
UFC 82 Submission of the Night
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Quinton Jackson
22-5-0 27-6-0

Gb UFC 75: Champion vs Champion
Main Card | Title Challenge | Light HW | 205 lbs

2007.09.08
Odds: -105 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#68 Greatest Fight of All Time
#11 Greatest Light Heavy MMA Fight of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:08 Round 3 of 5, 12:08 Total

Br Wanderlei Silva
21-5-0 31-6-1

Us Pride 33: The Second Coming
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 205

2007.02.24
Odds: +215 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Base | Weigh-In: 200.0 lbs (90.7 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
#33 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#67 Greatest Fight of All Time
#15 Greatest Light Heavy MMA Fight of All Time
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Vitor Belfort
20-5-0 14-7-0

Us Pride 32: The Real Deal
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2006.10.21
Odds: -209 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Base | Weigh-In: 196.0 lbs (88.9 kgs) | Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Kazuo Misaki
20-4-0 16-6-2

Jp Pride Bushido 12: Bushido Survival 2nd Round
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 83 kg

2006.08.26
Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Kazuo Misaki
19-4-0 15-5-2

Jp Pride Bushido 10
Main Card | Welterweight | 83 kg

2006.04.02
Odds: -800 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Murilo Bustamante
18-4-0 12-4-1

Jp Pride Shockwave 2005
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 83 kg

2005.12.31
Odds: -300 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
7:58 Round 1 of 2

Jp Akihiro Gono
16-4-0 23-10-7

Jp Pride Bushido 9
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 83 kg

2005.09.25
Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Moritaka Oshiro
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
0:22 Round 1 of 2

Jp Ryo Chonan
16-4-0 10-5-0

Jp Pride Bushido 9
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 83 kg

2005.09.25
Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Loss | Submission | Armlock
8:05 Round 1 of 2

Br Antônio Rogério Nogueira
16-3-0 10-1-0

Jp Pride Total Elimination 2005
Main Card | Tournament Round of 16 | 93 kg

2005.04.23
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 190.0 lbs (86.2 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Jp Yuki Kondo
15-3-0 43-14-5

Jp Pride Shockwave 2004
Main Card | Middleweight | 93 kg

2004.12.31
Odds: -300 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 199.0 lbs (90.3 kgs) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
1:15 Round 1 of 3

Jp Kazuhiro Nakamura
14-3-0 4-2-0

Jp Pride 28: High Octane
Main Card | Middleweight | 93 kg

2004.10.31
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:53 Round 1 of 2

Br Murilo Bustamante
13-3-0 9-2-1

Jp Pride Final Conflict 2003
Main Card | Tournament Alternate | 93 kg

2003.11.09
Odds: +100 (Near Even) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:28 Round 1 of 3

Jp Shungo Oyama
12-3-0 2-4-0

Jp Pride 25: Body Blow
Main Card | Middleweight | 93 kg

2003.03.16
Odds: -1800 (Huge Favorite)
Loss | Submission | Armlock
1:49 Round 3 of 3, 16:49 Total

Br Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira
12-2-0 18-1-1

Jp Pride 24: Cold Fury 3
Main Event | Heavyweight

2002.12.23
#78 Greatest Submission of All Time
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Br Ricardo Arona
12-1-0 6-1-0

Jp Pride 20: Armed and Ready
Main Card | Middleweight | 93 kg

2002.04.28
Referee: Keiji Shiozaki
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Br Murilo Rua
11-1-0 6-0-1

Jp Pride 17: Championship Chaos
Main Card | Heavyweight

2001.11.03
Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:18 Round 3 of 3, 18:18 Total

Jp Akira Shoji
10-1-0 8-4-5

Jp Pride 14: Clash of the Titans
Main Card | Heavyweight

2001.05.27
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
1:40 Round 1 of 3

Br Renzo Gracie
9-1-0 9-2-1

Jp Pride 13: Collision Course
Main Card | Heavyweight

2001.03.25
#89 Greatest Knockout of All Time
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Br Wanderlei Silva
9-0-0 13-3-0

Jp Pride 12: Cold Fury
Main Card | Heavyweight

2000.12.09
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Nl Gilbert Yvel

Jp Fighting Network RINGS

2000.02.26
Win | Decision | Split

Br Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira

Jp Fighting Network RINGS

2000.02.26
Win | Decision | Majority

Br Renato Sobral

Jp Fighting Network RINGS

2000.02.26
Win | Submission

Bakouri Gogitidze

Jp Fighting Network RINGS

1999.10.28
Win | Decision | Majority

Jp Hiromitsu Kanehara

Jp Fighting Network RINGS

1999.10.28
Win | Decision | Split
1 Round

Ca Carlos Newton
2-0-0 3-1-0

Us UFC 17: Redemption
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 199 lbs

1998.05.15
Weigh-In: 193.0 lbs (87.5 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Decision | Unanimous
1 Round

Br Allan Goes
2-0-0 3-0-1

Us UFC 17: Redemption
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 199 lbs

1998.05.15
Weigh-In: 193.0 lbs (87.5 kgs) | Referee: Joseph Hamilton
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Br Crezio de Souza

Br Brazil Regional

1997.06.15
Win | KO/TKO | Choke

Us Eric Smith

Br Brazil Regional

1997.06.15

Dan Henderson Wiki Update Wiki

Dan Henderson was born in Downey, California and grew up in Apple Valley, California. Henderson competed in Freestyle Wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling, but is best known for his accomplishments in Greco Roman.


He attended Victor Valley High School in Victorville, California, and earned medals at the California State Wrestling Championships in 1987 and 1988. He finished 2nd in 1987 and 5th in 1988. He was a member of the 1987 Victor Valley High School wrestling team state champions. In 1988 Henderson became a national champion in both Greco Roman and Freestyle, at the junior level.


After high school Henderson delayed pursuing a college wrestling career, instead deciding to focus on Greco Roman. However, he would go to wrestle a season each at Cal State Fullerton (CSUF) and Arizona State University (ASU). He qualified for the 1993 NCAA championships.


In Greco Roman Henderson became the university national champion in 1991, 1993 and 1994. He was the national champion at the senior level in 1993, 1994 and 1997. He represented the United States in the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Olympicsin Greco-Roman wrestling. He finished in 10th place in 1992 and 12th in 1996.

Henderson also competed at the FILAWrestling World Championships in 1994 and 1997. He finished in 12th place in 1994 and 7th in 1997. Other notable accomplishments include a bronze medal in 1995 at the quadrennial Pan American Games, which decides the best wrestler in the North and South America, and a gold medal in the 2000 Pan American Championships. At this competition Henderson upset Luis Enrique Méndez in the finals, 3-2. Mendez was the 1999 FILA World Champion and Pan Am Games gold medalist.


Henderson missed becoming a 3 time Olympian in 2000. The U.S. was instead represented by Quincey Clark. Henderson made it to the 2001 world team trials finals, but was defeated in the championship match by Matt Lindland, who had recently moved up a weight class, and who would go on to win a silver medal in the World Championships. After this, Henderson decided to dedicate his focus to his MMA career. He is notable for the fact that for the first 13 fights of his MMA career, he was juggling his time between MMA and wrestling, and still found success in both.




Henderson, one of the most experienced and respected veterans in the sport, began his fighting career back in 1997 when he competed in and won the Brazil Open 1997 Lightweight Tournament. “Hendo,” as he is often referred to, then entered the UFC and went on to win the UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament in 1998. An even bigger accomplishment followed the next year when he defeated four men, including Gilbert Yvel, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Renato “Babalu” Sobral en route to winning the 1999 RINGS King of Kings Tournament, a little-remembered tournament that nonetheless ranks as one of the toughest ever organized.


Henderson did not truly begin his legacy, however, until he entered the Japan-based Pride Fighting Championships in 2000, where he went on to defeat notable fighters such as Renzo Gracie, Murilo Bustamante (twice), Vitor Belfort, and Wanderlei Silva, winning the promotion’s coveted 183 lb. and 205 lb championship belts before it ceased operations in 2007. Henderson then moved on to the UFC, defeating the likes of Rich Franklin and Michael Bisping before signing with the California-based Strikeforce promotion in 2009.


In his debut fight for Strikeforce in April of 2010, Dan Henderson was a heavy favorite going into his Middleweight title fight against champion Jake Shields. Despite knocking Shields down twice in the first round, Henderson lost decisively via decision. After his huge upset loss to Jake Shields, Henderson claimed that the weight cut to 185 lb. had become to much for him, and caused him to fatigue. He then stated he would only fight at middleweight again if it were for a rematch with Anderson Silva.


Henderson then moved up to 205 lbs where he began one of the most storied runs of his career. First was his knock out Renato Sobral, and then captured the Strikeforce Light-Heavyweight Championship, defeating Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante via 3rd round knockout. This made Dan Henderson the first fighter to win 3 major titles in 2 promotions (PRIDE FC and Strikeforce). In the final fight of his contract, Henderson fought at heavyweight against former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko and arguably one of the greatest fighter of all-time, where he won via knockout in an upset.


Henderson resigned with the UFC where he was greeted with a fight against PRIDE Grand Prix Champion Maurico "Shogun" Rua. In what some regard as the greatest fight of all-time, Henderson claimed a controversial decision over Rua and a title shot against champion Jon Jones. The the fight with Rua, "Hendo" was able to floor Rua early in their fight, and then control the next three rounds before seemingly running out of gas. "Shogun" was able to win the fourth round, before mounting Henderson through most of the fifth, punishing "Hendo" severely but unable to score the knockout. There was a lot of debate after the fight on whether the fifth round should have been scored 10-8, which would have made the fight a draw.


Nine days prior to UFC 151 (where he would face Jones) , Henderson pulled out of the fight with Jon Jones, thus indirectly causing the cancellation of the event, the first time in the promotion's history. He would instead face former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida at UFC 157 losing by Split Decision. He would follow that loss with another Split Decision loss this time at the hands of Rashad Evans at UFC 161.


Dan Henderson has a TUE (or therapeutic use exemption) for testosterone due to his declining testosterone levels. Although TRT/TUE is not recognized as unlawful by state athletic commissions, the use of TRT has been controversial and one of the most discussed topics in the MMA world whether fighters should be allowed to use it or not. He has also benefited from several close and disputable decisions, namely against Carlos Newton, Alan Goes, his first fight with Sobral, Murilo Rua, Yuki Kondo,  Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Rich Franklin.


Dan Henderson can claim legendary status in a sport he has helped define with his gutsy performances, his determination to win, his elite Greco-Roman wrestling ability, his one-punch knockout power and his legendary ability to take a punch.


Dan Henderson would lose his third straight fight when he faced off against Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 in Brazil. It would also be the first time in his long career that he was finished by TKO when Belfort landed a head kick and followed up with some ground and pound. Henderson would bounce back and end his 3 fight skid when he faced off against Shogun Rua in a rematch. Henderson was almost finished in the first round but managed to survive that and another knock down in the second round. He come out in the third and managed to land a shot and follow it up for the TKO finish. It would earn him the Performance of the Night as well as the Fight of the Night bonuses.

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