Hendo: I have at least four more fights ahead of me


Dan Henderson had an exclusive interview with Tatame magazine, and said he had four fights left, at least

Former Pride champion, Strikeforce champion, and current UFC light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson has fought 37 times, with 29 wins and eight losses.

Despite having said previously that advanced age has affect his performance in the cage, Hendo's fitness level is the envy far younger athletes. In November 2011 for example, he beat Mauricio "Shogun" Shogun in a brutal five round battle.

At UFC 157 in February he fights another Brazilian - Lyoto Machida - with the winner being next in line to challenge fpr the belt. Win or lose, he says he has four more fights before retiring.

"I have to fight a couple more years," said Henderson. "I have at least two more fights ahead of me next year, so I guess that would make at least two more fights after that."

Hendo always said that one purpose of his trip was to win the UFC belt, it would be one of the few remaining for your collection. Today, however, he says the goal at Ultimate changed a bit of focus and it will not get upset if you have to retire without the title.

"My goal is not the UFC belt, it is to keep winning," he said. "The belt is a motivation, it is something I want because I think I can win, but it isn't everything."

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UGCTT croy_00 site profile image  

12/24/12 10:53 AM by UGCTT croy_00

Now that's a sad thought. What's that, only 2 more years (barring injury) to watch one of the greatest fighters to ever enter the ring/cage?

Lazer MMA site profile image  

12/24/12 10:13 AM by Lazer MMA

MachidaJBJAS @ 205?

Nick Fury site profile image  

12/24/12 10:11 AM by Nick Fury

a true fighter.

UGCTT_El Pescadero site profile image  

12/24/12 9:55 AM by UGCTT_El Pescadero

Hendo #1

ramit upper site profile image  

12/24/12 8:54 AM by ramit upper

Rematch Bisping!

YouCantHandleMyRiddum site profile image  

12/24/12 8:51 AM by YouCantHandleMyRiddum

WAR HENDO! I'd love for him to add that UFC belt to his collection before he retires.

PermitMeFisticuffsBrother site profile image  

12/24/12 5:26 AM by PermitMeFisticuffsBrother

machidaglover * cormierHendo's last fight - Thiago Silva * * - Slobberknockers

Phisher site profile image  

12/24/12 5:26 AM by Phisher

"maybe Wand vs Hendo 3"   What are you? Some kind of fucking sadist? Hendo would literally kill Silva at this point.

TheBulk site profile image  

12/24/12 5:10 AM by TheBulk

Great fighter I hope he gets a shot at the belt

TheMentalisT site profile image  

12/24/12 5:08 AM by TheMentalisT

MachidaJonesmaybe Wand vs Hendo 3Silva....Sunset