Saturday, October 23, 2021

Dan Henderson May Be Injured, UFC 151 Main Event In Jeopardy?

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

According multiple reports on Twitter, the UFC 151 main event between Dan Henderson and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones may be in jeopardy due to what is rumored to be a knee injury suffered by Henderson in training.

Kenny Florian [email protected]
Hearing that we may have some disappointed @UFC fans soon due to some unfortunate circumstances for an upcoming card

Luke Thomas [email protected]
@KCBanditMMA @jamiekilstein if what I'm hearing is correct, it's so much worse than what is even being rumored on Twitter.

Luke Thomas [email protected]
@Jdiddy381 @KCBanditMMA @jamiekilstein again, I'm not talking about Hendo's health when I say the matter is 'worse'. Relax, people.

Jeremy Botter [email protected]
If what I'm hearing is correct, UFC 151 may be in desperate need of a main event. And that sucks.

Matt Lindland [email protected]
Rumor? @MattHawryluk94: @tarecfighter rumor is Hendo is out with a knee injury, please tell me it is not true!

Adam Martin [email protected]
I am hearing that Dan Henderson may have injured his knee, but is unclear as of this moment whether he has pulled out of the Jon Jones fight

FrontRowBrian FrontRowBrian [email protected]
Rumor going around Hendo was injured by Thierry Sokoudjou at some point in this camp. Appears he'll press on.. if he has to crawl to cage. Someone described the brace Hendo is wearing as a “Stone Cold Steve Austin brace”.

FrontRowBrian [email protected]
Regarding Hendo. Everyone who would know that I know isn't talking. Dana not talking. Something is up.

Mike Russell [email protected]
My super secret sources tell me that there could, or perhaps could not, be something going on regarding a fight that is coming up.

Hendo pays to have his levels checked regularly. Doubt it's that.

FrontRowBrian [email protected]
translated, Hendo's BJJ coach says “bad day, and with a really tough decision to be made”

Henderson followed this all up with a tweet stating he had a great day in training though one of his training partners, Tarec Saffedine, tweeted he hadn't seen Hendo in a few days.

Maybe there's an injury, maybe it's just mind games, either way all parties involved have been mute on the situation. If an injury does cause the fight, which is just over a week away, to change news will likely come before week's end.

You can read more of the Twitter action HERE

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