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Benson Henderson Returns Against Jason Jackson At Bellator 253

Benson Henderson is looking to get back into the win column. Henderson, who is coming off a KO loss to Michael Chandler, is set to return on November 19 at Bellator 253 against Jason Jackson. Jackson announced the fight on Instagram and MMANews was able to confirm with promotional officials....

Watch: Michael Chandler Sleeps Benson Henderson At Bellator 243

Michael Chandler accomplished a rare feat against Benson Henderson. Chandler and Henderson shared the cage a second time at Bellator 243. Back in 2016, Chandler defeated "Bendo" via split decision. The judges weren't needed this go-around. That's because Chandler knocked out Henderson with punches in the rematch within the opening...

MMA Elite Status: 10 Lightweights Who Have Built Legacies

The lightweight division in MMA has probably featured more back-and-forth wars in the sport than any other division. While the UFC always seems to set the bar, there are fighters in other promotions that have put in the work and won titles all over the landscape of the sport....

Michael Chandler Says Benson Henderson’s Best Days Are Behind Him (Interview)

Michael Chandler believes he's in his prime, while Benson Henderson is past his heyday. Chandler and Henderson are set to collide in a rematch on June 6. The lightweight clash will headline Bellator 244 inside the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois. In their first encounter back in Nov. 2016, Chandler...

Benson Henderson on MMA Judging and Bellator 244 (Interview)

Benson Henderson gets a chance to avenge his loss against Michael Chandler this June. It is a fight that he has been excited for since it was originally booked in December. Although it got pushed back due to an injury that prevented him from training, Henderson cannot wait until...

Benson Henderson Out Of Michael Chandler Bout; Replacement Found

Benson Henderson and Michael Chandler's rematch will not happen at Bellator Japan after all. Henderson took to social media to announce he is out of his fight due to an injury. And, Bellator has already announced Sidney Outlaw will step-in on short notice. https://twitter.com/rizin_PR/status/1202456961486188544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1202456961486188544&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mmafighting.com%2F2019%2F12%2F5%2F20996626%2Fbenson-henderson-out-of-bellator-japan-michael-chandler-to-face-sidney-outlaw “I just wanted to take the...

Michael Chandler vs. Ben Henderson 2 Official For Bellator Japan

The rematch between Michael Chandler and Ben Henderson is set. Earlier tonight (Oct. 25) on the Bellator 231 broadcast, Chandler vs. Henderson II was announced. The 160-pound catchweight tilt will take place at Bellator Japan on Dec. 28. The event is being held inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama...

Benson Henderson Finds UFC’s BMF Title ‘Hilarious’

Benson Henderson isn't dogging the UFC for its creation of the BMF title, but he does find it humorous. On Nov. 2, Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz will compete in the main event of UFC 244. The welterweight bout will be contested for the one-time-only BMF championship. UFC president Dana...

Video: MVP Fakes Out, Shoves Opponent During Bellator 227 Faceoff

Touted striker Michael "Venom" Page is getting heated up following his first-ever loss in mixed martial arts (MMA). Page will face Richard Kiely in the co-main event of September 27's Bellator 227 from Dublin. The two met face to face for the first time today (Tues., July 23, 2019) at...

Myles Jury Says He Is Fighting Benson Henderson In Main Event Of Bellator Dublin

Myles Jury signed with Bellator MMA last week and speaking on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show, he has announced his first fight. Although he is coming off of two losses, Bellator has given "Fury" the main event spot at Bellator Dublin against Benson Henderson. "I'm fighting Benson Henderson, September 27...

Benson Henderson Targets Gold Following Bellator 220 Win

Benson Henderson is riding a high following his third straight victory. This past Saturday night (April 27), Henderson collided with Adam Piccolotti on the Bellator 220 main card. The back-and-forth affair was praised by fans for its exciting action. In the end, it was Henderson who walked out of the...

Highlights: Benson Henderson Edges Out Adam Piccolotti At Bellator 220

Next up on the Bellator 220 main card tonight (Sat. April 27, 2019), former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson fought Adam Piccolotti at 155 pounds. It was very much a grappling battle between the pair for the most part. Henderson and Piccolotti showcased some amazing grappling ability, with Piccolotti actually...

Benson Henderson On Avoiding UFC Politics: ‘Thank The Lord’

Benson Henderson feels a weight has been lifted off his shoulders since making his exit from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). For years, Henderson was under the Zuffa umbrella and won championships under the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and UFC banners. Despite the success, Henderson looked for opportunities elsewhere after...

Benson Henderson Talks Bellator 220 & Says Wife Will Be “Household Name” In MMA Soon

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson faces rising AKA prospect Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 220 on April 27. The MMA Lab standout has turned things around in the Bellator cage after a 1-3 start, coming off back-to-back wins over Roger Huerta and most recently Saad Awad at Bellator 208...

Bellator 220 Gets Henderson vs. Piccolotti & Davis vs. McGeary 2

Bellator 220 has two big fights lined up. ESPN's Ariel Helwani has reported that Benson Henderson will return to action to take on Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 220 on April 27. The report also notes that former Bellator light heavyweight champions Phil Davis and Liam McGeary will be fighting on the...