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#ThrowbackThursday: Ben Henderson Scores His Last Finish to Date Over Donald Cerrone at WEC 48

(Henderson and Cerrone clash for the first time at WEC 43. Photo via Getty.) Throwback Thursday is a new recurring column that pays tribute to the stars of an upcoming UFC event by taking a look back at some of their earliest defining moments. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 42 complete fighter breakdown: Rustam 'Tiger' Khabilov edition

MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 42 headliner Rustam Khabilov, who looks to be the only person other than Anthony Pettis to defeat Ben HendersonShow More Summary

UFC Fight Night 42 preview: With lightweight title on hold, shadow of Ben Henderson looms large over division

With UFC Fight Night 42 on the horizon, we take a closer look at perhaps the toughest out in all of mixed martial arts (MMA). Ben Henderson has fought nine times for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and six times for World Extreme...Show More Summary

Rustam Khabilov: Ben Henderson fight good for me, bad for 'Smooth'

But good or bad for FOX Sports 1 ratings? Everybody loves a stiff challenge... well, most do. If you want to get somewhere in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), fighting through a bunch of irrelevant opponents in the minor leagues...Show More Summary

Latest UFC Fight Night 43 fight card and rumors for 'Henderson vs. Khabilov' on June 7 in Albuquerque

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is making its mixed martial arts (MMA) debut in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for UFC Fight Night 43, headlined by a lightweight showdown pitting Ben Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov on the FOX Sports 1 network -- with Fight Pass "Prelims" -- on June 7, 2014. Show More Summary

Ben Henderson Becomes the Latest Fighter to Mistake Rustam Khabilov for Khabib Nurmagomedov, Agrees to May Showdown with “Tiger”

Remember how back in December, we reported that Rafael Dos Anjos had agreed to fight Rustam Khabilov while under the impression that "Tiger" was actually Khabib Nurmagomedov, the up-and-coming Dagestani grappling machine? Well, it dun...Show More Summary

Ben Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov booked for June 7 at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque

Forget that left turn, Bugs, just stay in Albuquerque altogether and watch some fights. Team Jackson-Winkeljohn represent! Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Ben Henderson will hook 'em up against Rustam...Show More Summary

Ben Henderson down to face Rustam Khabilov next, only UFC Lightweight who currently 'makes sense'

Ben Henderson squeaked by Josh Thomson via split decision at UFC on FOX 10 earlier this year. With a title shot not on the immediate horizon thanks to Gilbert Melendez fighting Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis next, "Smooth" reveals...Show More Summary

Oops! Did Ben Henderson accept a challenge from Rustam Khabilov thinking it was Khabib Nurmagomedov?

It seems the Russian invasion on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been causing some major confusion lately. Ben Henderson may have to do some backtracking pretty soon. After Rustam Khabilov politely asked for a fight againstShow More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Ben Henderson is not strong and does not hit hard

Sounds like "The Punk" has an explanation for all those decisions wins. "Every time he got close to me, I felt like I was able to get to the body lock and just take him down.... All the things that I had in my mind with him being strong, being a hard kicker, all those things, they weren't true. Show More Summary

Title shot drama! Ben Henderson calls Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo super fight 'horse manure'

With contenders being few and far between, Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis have agreed to bridge the gap between the featherweight and lightweight divisions, much to the chagrin of the current crop of title hopefuls. Now that reigning flyweight...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: If you see Josh Thomson again, hopefully it's behind a desk at FOX

"The Punk" was a guest on SiriusXM Fight Club on this week and appeared to be unfazed by the insults hurled at him from Nate Diaz (read the diatribe here) following his UFC on FOX 10 main event against Ben Henderson. "I loved his P.S. Show More Summary

Trainer: Ben Henderson can't sit at cool kids' table because Dana White doesn't like us

Ben Henderson's head trainer, John Crouch, stopped by The MMA Hour recently to vent his frustrations at all the criticism "Smooth" has been getting lately for not finishing an opponent and reveals why he feels Bendo has never received...Show More Summary

Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis super fight possible if 'Junior' beats Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169

Did the UFC president just clear up the clouded lightweight title picture? With Ben Henderson's not-so-dominant win over Josh Thomson this past weekend (Jan. 25, 2014) at UFC on FOX 10, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight...Show More Summary

Monday Morning Hangover: Josh Thomson loses fight, as well as title shot, against Ben Henderson at UFC on FOX 10

After an action-packed UFC on FOX 10 event from Chicago, Illinois, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, Josh Thomson is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after seeing his lightweight title fight go...Show More Summary

UFC on Fox 10 results recap: Ben Henderson vs. Josh Thomson event wrap up from Chicago

Let's wrap up UFC on Fox 10: "Henderson vs. Thomson" from this past weekend, shall we? UFC on Fox 10: "Henderson vs. Thomson" blew the roof off the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, this past Sat., Jan. 25, 2014, featuring a main event...Show More Summary

UFC on FOX 10 results: What's next fight for Ben Henderson?

After a debatable win over Josh Thomson last night (Sat., Jan. 25, 2014) at UFC on FOX 10: “Henderson vs. Thomson,” we take a look at what the next step could be for Ben Henderson. Did "Smooth" do enough to earn a third shot at Lightweight...Show More Summary

Dana White reacts to Ben Henderson vs Josh Thomson: Judges scoring 'way off,' 'Smooth' just 'not a finisher'

It was deja vu all over again for Dana White with Ben Henderson's predictable close call in the UFC on FOX 10 main event last night from United Center in Chicago, Illinois. "The scoring was way off. At the end of the day … I don't know. Show More Summary

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