Ben Henderson: I want to become the best fighter on the planet

Ben Henderson: I want to become the best fighter on the planet


Former WEC Lightweight Champion Ben “Smooth” Henderson will look to become the new UFC Lightweight champ, facing Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 144 on February 26th. Henderson currently enjoys a three fight win-streak, with triumphs over Mark Bocek, and the top contenders Jim Miller and Clay Guida. Bendo’s pro record stands at 15 wins and 2 losses, with 8 Submission and 2 KO/TKO finishes.

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  • TheMacMuch

    Smooth all the way!

  • KeithFarrell

    Two of the coolest guys in the UFC going down, whoever wins truly deserves it!

    Bendo has a good chance to win this but I don’t think I will ever bet against someone who beats BJ Penn twice and then Maynard twice.

    Either way, I doubt this is the last time we see these two dudes going at it!

  • UnderdogGreatness

    I like Edgar, but I think Ben will take this one.

  • OperationCWAL

    Ben got this won, hes just a monster! Better then Gray for sure. Ben’s gonna finish Frankie when hes got him rocked unlike Gray.,

  • M1_Global_Gangsta

    Im rooting for Bendo Henderson as well because he has bigger and stronger legs than frankie.
    He probably squats a lot.

    However, he will never be the best fighter of the planet as long as EMELIANENKO FEDOR is alive

  • jdnextchamp

    Again, Frankie Edgar is the underdog. Again, he will shock the world.

  • M1_Global_Gangsta

    Yes ,you’re right.
    I enjoy ,inserting fedor’s name in topics that have no links with him.

  • fenomnx

    Frankie is going to win….how is he the underdog?…this dudes chin is ridiculous, his stand-up is IMPECCABLE he will win…..but if he doesn’t win……I told you so.

  • Bruce Lee

    M1_Global_Gangsta: “Yes, today is the special day for my brother and his beautiful bride. Thank you for asking me to be the best man. I just wanted to say that I feel as great as Fedor Emelianenko today. And, my brother your new bride is just a beautiful as Fedor’s bride. If only you were half the man he was…”

  • jamo

    i think edgar is going to win, but i think nate can beat them both. war diaz brothers.

  • MD777

    hahaha all you cared for he has a bigger legs and stronger feking so gay !!!.LOL

  • MD777

    Both fighter are my favorite fighter . But Ben from my state and i support him all the way

  • David Saucier

    @M1 is it a culatural thing from where your from to judge manlyness by their legs?

  • Burbs

    Both are awsome fighters but I’d like to see Henderson win.

  • M1_Global_Gangsta

    No. Its a joke because joe Rogan complimanted the legs of Bendo in his last fight against guida. but I do like muscular and powerful legs cause its here the power come from. Look at gsp’s legs , he can take anyone down because of them. So it is the “manlyest ” muscle group for me.

  • Entity

    ok I’ll take 1/2 of fedors wife…….bottom 1/2

  • Entity

    M1likes Ishi’s legs too rtflmao…..M1 cracks me up!

  • Entity

    If Edgar pulls this off, no-one will question him again. Like Edgar said, it will be nice to fight someone different than BJ and Gray….those 2 took a couple years to clear out.

  • TheEnforcer

    you are the best twat in the world

  • TheEnforcer

    frankie is the fav in this fight

  • MD777

    I couldn’t more agree if Edgar really pulls it off this fight

  • dray12

    Not really sure what to make of Bendo’s skill. I’d say his only chance is catching a guillotine in a scramble or landing a big knee. Maybe he has made some huge improvements since leaving the WEC, but it’s hard to tell when he’s only beaten Jim Miller and Clay Guida, two fighters not even close to the level of Frankie Edgar. I honestly think I would pick alot of Frankies past opponents to win against Bendo (Maynard, Penn, probably even Sherk).

  • dray12

    Hoy SHIT amazing betting odds on Frankie, very slight favorite, you’d have to be insane not to take those.

  • highkick12

    I really like both guys. Its so much easier when you dont like one of them. Like how I want koscheck to lose every fight….

  • FE4

    1. I think your crazy as a fighter if your expectations aren’t to be “the best”. 2. I was never a huge fan of Frankie but with all of the heart and will power he showed in all of his fights, I cant bet against him. 3. Bendo is a really good challenger and I think most people think he will beat frank but I thought BJ would beat frank twice so… that being said, I think it will be a good fight. good luck to both of those guys.

  • flashbjj

    i love bendo but you cant bet against frankie the underdog edgar anymore

  • kungfurule

    If Frankie can keep the fight in the centre of the cage its his fight to win, Bendo has to put him against the cage or somehow keep him down long enough to pull off a submission. I dont see bendo TKO Frankie on the feet as we know his chin and recovery = terminator like powers. prediction: Frankies foot work and crazy chin will prove to much for Bendo, Frankie by UD.


    I think Ben can win this & become a very dominating champion.

  • TheRealDeal

    Good luck with that, Bendo.

  • TheRealDeal

    He’s got “crazy” eyes.