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Vitor Belfort ready to take on the winner of the Weidman-Silva rematch

Written on November 11, 2013 by Hector

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Vitor Belfort is back into title contention after disposing Dan Henderson in the first round of their rematch in UFC Fight Night 32

Vitor Belfort might have earned the title shot that he has been longing for when he disposed Dan Henderson in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 32. He finally avenged his 2006 loss to the former Olympian and he did it in a devastating fashion. He knocked out Henderson in just the 78 seconds of their rematch in Goiania, Brazil. The loss was the first time for Henderson to be stopped by strikes in his 39 fights as a pro MMA fighter.

After his impressive victory, Belfort again expresses his desire for another crack at the middleweight gold.

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Henderson looking for a definitive win in his rematch with Belfort at UFN 32

Written on November 09, 2013 by Hector

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Dan Henderson promises to go for the finish in his rematch against Vitor Belfort this Saturday night at Goiania, Brazil

Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort had their first encounter in Pride FC 32 with Hendo bagging the W with a unanimous decision. Seven years later, the two MMA icons will meet again but this time, Henderson wants a definitive win over The Phenom.

According to Henderson, the only things that he remembers from their 2006 fight was that he was getting the better of his Brazilian counterpart for the entire 15 minutes of their light heavyweight bout. Although happy with his performance, Hendo mentions that he should have not leave the fight to the hands of the judges.

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Vitor Belfort expects middleweight title shot if he defeats Hendo at UFN 32

Written on November 08, 2013 by Hector

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The Phenom eyeing a middleweight title shot if he gets past Dan Henderson in their rematch at UFC Fight Night 32

Multidivisional contender Vitor Belfort, whose just days away from a rematch with Dan Henderson is already visualizing his future should he win in their headline bout at UFC Fight Night 32. The Phenom believes that a win over the heavy handed Henderson will earn him a shot at the middleweight belt despite the fight happening at 205. However, a loss to Henderson, a man known for his fight ending right hand will put Vitor back in the line of 185 contenders that includes the likes of Ronaldo Souza and the reinvigorated Lyoto Machida. Belfort states that while he is very much aware of the consequences, the reward is worth all the risk.

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12 fight Card finalized for UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson

Written on October 23, 2013 by Hector

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Vitor Belfort and Dan henderson will meet for the second time in UFC FIght Night 32

The upcoming UFC Fight Night 32 which will be held on November 9 at Goiania, Brazil has finalized its main and preliminary card with a 12-fight line up. The event will be headlined by the rematch of MMA legends Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort. The two have faced each other in Pride way back in 2006. In that fight, Hendo defeated Belfort via unanimous decision. UFC Fight Night 32 will be the 12th time for the promotion to hold their show in Brazil. In the recent 11 events, the Brazilians have dominated their foreign counterparts by winning 59 out of 79 bouts.

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Official Event Poster for UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

Written on December 21, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC 157 showcases the first ever women's bout iniside the Octagon

The tickets for the upcoming “UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche” event goes on sale tomorrow. The event marks UFC’s first time to hold a women’s MMA bout. The show features women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and her contender Liz ‘Girl-Rilla’ Carmouche.

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Dan Henderson Injured, UFC 151 Cancelled

Written on August 23, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Jon Jones turns down replacement match with Chael Sonnen, causing the cancellation of the entire UFC 151 event.

UFC President Dana White has announced the cancellation of UFC 151, through a conference call. The show was set to take place in just eight days. According to White, Dan Henderson is suffering from a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee, forcing him to withdraw from his impending bout.

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It’s Official, Jones Vs. Henderson To Meet this September

Written on May 11, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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'UFC 151' is scheduled to take place this September 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC President, Dana White announces the official date for the upcoming UFC 151 bout via his twitter account, @danawhite: “John Jones vs Dan Henderson for Jones UFC LHW title on Sept 1st in Las Vegas!!!!”

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Dan Henderson, Says That He Matches “Up Real” Against Current Champ Jon Jones

Written on December 07, 2011 by Clive Wilson

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Dan ‘Hendo’ Henderson, Feels Confident and Believes that He and Jon Jones, Match Up Real Well

The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Dan ‘Hendo’ Henderson says in an interview aired in Sherdog.com Radio, that he feels that he and Jon Jones “match up real well”. His boost in confidence, stems from his hard earned victory against his contender, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, in last month’s headliner for UFC 139, where he won by unanimous decision.

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MMA Weekly Roundup: September 19 – 23

Written on September 25, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Did you missed a MMA news?

Another week has passed, and a lot surely happened in the MMA world. Did you missed something? Fighting Insider brings you various MMA news from different MMA sites that you might overlooked last week.

Check them all out after the cut.

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Rua vs Henderson Takes UFC 139 Main Event

Written on September 22, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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A light heavyweight match pitting Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Dan Henderson takes the main-event slot for UFC 139.

A light heavyweight bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson has officially taken the main-event slot of UFC 139. Co-headlining their match is a middleweight fight pitting Wanderlei Silva and Cung Le.

Wanderlei Silva was tapped to face Cung Le in the said event, following Vitor Belfort’s withdrawal from the match due to injury.

The UFC 139: Rua vs Henderson match will kick off on November 19 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. The night’s main card will air on pay-per-view.

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