Photo of Dan Henderson
Team Team Quest
Age 49
Gender Male
Height 5' 11"
Weight Class Middleweight

Dan Henderson is a former Olympic wrestler and current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial artist who was the last Welterweight and Middleweight Champion of the PRIDE Fighting Championships. He is the only mixed-martial artist to concurrently hold two titles in two different weight classes in a major MMA promotion. Henderson was selected as the head coach for Team USA on the reality series, The Ultimate Fighter 9. Henderson also owns the Clinch Gear MMA apparel brand.

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 32-15-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 19 years, 3 months, 23 days
Rounds Fought 97.2
Avg. Fights/Year 2.4
Longest Layoff 1 year, 5 months, 13 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 month, 25 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 17 1 14
Losses 3 4 8
Finish Rate 56.3%
Finished Rate 46.7%
Win by Decision Rate 43.8%
Loss by Decision Rate 53.3%
Win by KO Rate 53.1%
Loss by KO Rate 20.0%
Win by SUB Rate 3.1%
Loss by SUB Rate 26.7%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:22
Fastest KO 00:22
Fastest SUB 02:17
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 09:08
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 12:52
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 10/08/2016 L
(32-14-0)
Michael Bisping
(29-7-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/04/2016 W
(31-14-0)
Hector Lombard
(35-5-1)
MW
(185.5 vs. 184.5)
KO
UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2
2 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/07/2015 L
(31-13-0)
Vitor Belfort
(24-11-0)

(186.0 vs. 185.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC Fight Night 77: Henderson vs Belfort
1 2:07
Official MMA Fight Results 06/06/2015 W
(30-13-0)
Tim Boetsch
(18-8-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night 68: Henderson vs Boetsch
1 0:28
Official MMA Fight Results 01/24/2015 L
(30-12-0)
Gegard Mousasi
(35-5-2)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs Johnson
1 1:10
Official MMA Fight Results 05/24/2014 L
(30-11-0)
Daniel Cormier
(14-0-0)
LHW
(199.0 vs. 205.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 173: Barao vs Dillashaw
3 3:53
Official MMA Fight Results 03/23/2014 W
(29-11-0)
Mauricio Shogun Rua
(22-8-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
3 1:31
Official MMA Fight Results 11/09/2013 L
(29-10-0)
Vitor Belfort
(23-10-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
KO
UFC FS1 #6
1 1:17
Official MMA Fight Results 06/15/2013 L
(29-9-0)
Rashad Evans
(17-3-1)
LHW
(204.0 vs. 206.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 161: Henderson vs. Evans
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/23/2013 L
(29-8-0)
Lyoto Machida
(18-3-0)
LHW
(202.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 157: Rousey vs Carmouche
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/19/2011 W
(28-8-0)
Mauricio Shogun Rua
(20-5-0)
LHW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/30/2011 W
(27-8-0)
Fedor Emelianenko
(31-3-0)
HW
(207.0 vs. 223.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
1 4:12
Official MMA Fight Results 03/05/2011 W
(26-8-0)
Feijão Custodio
(10-2-0)
LHW
(204.5 vs. 204.5)
KO (Strike)
Strikeforce Feijao vs Hendo
3 1:59
Official MMA Fight Results 12/04/2010 W
(25-8-0)
Renato Sobral
(33-9-0)
LHW
(204.5 vs. 202.0)
KO (Strike)
St. Louis: Henderson vs. Sobral 2
1 1:53
Official MMA Fight Results 04/17/2010 L
(25-7-0)
Jake Shields
(24-4-1)
MW
(185.0 vs. 184.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce: Shields vs. Henderson
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/11/2009 W
(24-7-0)
Michael Bisping
(17-1-0)
MW
(195.0* vs. 186.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC 100
2 3:20
Official MMA Fight Results 01/17/2009 W
(23-7-0)
Rich Franklin
(25-3-0)
LHW
(202.0 vs. 203.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 93: Franklin vs Henderson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/06/2008 W
(22-7-0)
Rousimar Palhares
(10-2-0)
MW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 88: Breakthrough
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/01/2008 L
(22-6-0)
Anderson Silva
(22-4-0)
MW
(184.5 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 82: Pride of a Champion
2 4:52
Official MMA Fight Results 09/08/2007 L
(22-5-0)
Quinton Jackson
(26-6-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2007 W
(21-5-0)
Wanderlei Silva
(32-6-1)
LHW
(200.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC
Pride 33: Second Coming
3 2:08
Official MMA Fight Results 10/21/2006 W
(20-5-0)
Vitor Belfort
(14-7-0)
LHW
(196.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 32: The Real Deal
3 5:00
NSF 08/26/2006 L
(20-4-0)
Kazuo Misaki
(16-6-2)
Decision
Pride: Bushido 12 Survival 06' Second Round
2 5:00
NSF 04/02/2006 W
(19-4-0)
Kazuo Misaki
(15-5-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Bushido 10
2 5:00
NSF 12/31/2005 W
(18-4-0)
Murilo Bustamante
(12-4-1)
WW Decision (Split Decision)
Pride: Shock Wave 2005
3 5:00
NSF 09/25/2005 W
(16-4-0)
Ryo Chonan
(10-5-0)
KO
Pride: Bushido 9
1 0:22
NSF 09/25/2005 W
(16-4-0)
Akihiro Gono
(23-10-7)
KO
Pride: Bushido 9
1 7:58
NSF 04/23/2005 L
(16-3-0)
Rogerio Nogueira
(10-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Pride: Total Elimination 2005
1 8:05
NSF 12/31/2004 W
(15-3-0)
Yuki Kondo
(43-14-5)
Decision (Split Decision)
Pride: Shock Wave 2004
3 5:00
NSF 10/31/2004 W
(14-3-0)
Kazuhiro Nakamura
(4-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Injury)
Pride 28: High Octane
1 1:15
NSF 11/09/2003 W
(13-3-0)
Murilo Bustamante
(9-2-1)
KO
Pride: Final Conflict 2003
1 0:53
NSF 03/16/2003 W
(12-3-0)
Shungo Oyama
(2-4-0)
KO
Pride 25: Body Blow
1 3:27
NSF 12/23/2002 L
(12-2-0)
Antonio Nogueira
(18-1-1)
Submission (Arm Lock)
Pride 24: Cold Fury 3
3 1:49
NSF 04/28/2002 L
(12-1-0)
Ricardo Arona
(6-1-0)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Pride 20: Armed and Ready
3 5:00
NSF 11/03/2001 W
(11-1-0)
Murilo Rua
(6-0-1)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Pride 17: Championship Chaos
3 5:00
NSF 05/27/2001 W
(10-1-0)
Akira Shoji
(8-4-5)
TKO/RSC (Strikes)
Pride 14: Clash of the Titans
3 3:18
NSF 03/25/2001 W
(9-1-0)
Renzo Gracie
(9-2-1)
KO (Punch)
Pride 13: Collision Course
1 1:40
NSF 12/23/2000 L
(9-0-0)
Wanderlei Silva
(13-3-0)
Decision
Pride 12: Cold Fury
2 10:00
NSF 02/26/2000 W
(6-0-0)
Gilbert Yvel
(19-3-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final
2 5:00
NSF 02/26/2000 W
(6-0-0)
Antonio Nogueira
(5-0-0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final
3 5:00
NSF 02/26/2000 W
(6-0-0)
Renato Sobral
(7-0-0)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final
2 5:00
NSF 10/28/1999 W
(4-0-0)
Gogitidze Bakouri
(1-0-0)
Submission (Injury)
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block A
1 2:17
NSF 10/28/1999 W
(4-0-0)
Hiromitsu Kanehara
(6-3-0)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block A
2 5:00
NSF 05/15/1998 W
(2-0-0)
Allan Goes
(3-0-1)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 17: Redemption
1 15:00
NSF 05/15/1998 W
(2-0-0)
Carlos Newton
(3-2-0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 17: Redemption
1 15:00
NSF 06/15/1997 W
(0-0-0)
Crezio de Souza
(1-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
Brazil Open '97
1 5:25
NSF 06/15/1997 W
(0-0-0)
Eric Smith
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Guillotine Choke)
Brazil Open '97
1 0:30
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class