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Team The Lab
Age 35
Gender Male
Height 5' 9"
Weight Class Lightweight

Benson Henderson is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 27-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 12 years, 10 months, 9 days
Rounds Fought 97.8
Avg. Fights/Year 2.7
Longest Layoff 10 months, 3 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 2 11 14
Losses 1 2 5
Finish Rate 48.1%
Finished Rate 37.5%
Win by Decision Rate 51.9%
Loss by Decision Rate 62.5%
Win by KO Rate 7.4%
Loss by KO Rate 12.5%
Win by SUB Rate 40.7%
Loss by SUB Rate 25.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

4 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:41
Fastest KO 01:41
Fastest SUB 01:45
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 13:55
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 14:07
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 09/27/2019 W
(26-8-0)
Myles Jury
(17-4-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.2*)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 227
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/27/2019 W
(25-8-0)
Adam Piccolotti
(11-2-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.5)
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 220
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/13/2018 W
(24-8-0)
Saad Awad
(23-9-0)
LW
(155.8 vs. 155.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 208
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/06/2018 W
(23-8-0)
Roger Huerta
(21-8-1)
LW
(153.7 vs. 154.7)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Bellator MMA 196
2 0:49
Official MMA Fight Results 09/23/2017 L
(23-7-0)
Patricky Freire
(17-8-0)
LW
(155.9 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 183
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/19/2016 L
(23-6-0)
Mike Chandler, Jr.
(15-3-0)
LW
(154.9 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 165
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/26/2016 W
(22-6-0)
Patricio Freire
(22-2-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.4)
TKO/RSC (Injury)
Bellator MMA 160
2 2:26
Official MMA Fight Results 04/22/2016 L
(22-5-0)
Andrey Koreshkov
(17-1-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 153
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/28/2015 W
(21-5-0)
Jorge Masvidal
(29-9-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night 79: Masvidal vs Henderson
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/14/2015 W
(20-5-0)
Brandon Thatch
(11-1-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 170.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight Night # 60: Thatch vs. Henderson
4 3:58
Official MMA Fight Results 01/18/2015 L
(20-4-0)
Donald Cerrone
(26-6-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 59: Siver vs. McGregor
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/23/2014 L
(20-3-0)
Rafael Dos Anjos
(21-7-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
KO
UFC Fight Night 49: Dos Anjos vs Henderson
1 2:31
Official MMA Fight Results 06/07/2014 W
(19-3-0)
Rustam Khabilov
(18-1-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 156.0)
Submission
UFC Fight Night 42: Khabilov vs. Henderson
4 1:16
Official MMA Fight Results 01/25/2014 W
(18-3-0)
Josh Thomson
(21-5-1)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on Fox: Thomson vs. Henderson
5
Official MMA Fight Results 08/31/2013 L
(18-2-0)
Anthony Pettis
(16-2-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.5)
Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 164: Pettis vs. Henderson
1 4:41
Official MMA Fight Results 04/20/2013 W
(17-2-0)
Gilbert Melendez
(21-2-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/08/2012 W
(16-2-0)
Nate Diaz
(16-7-0)
LW
(154.6 vs. 155.6)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/11/2012 W
(15-2-0)
Frankie Edgar
(14-2-1)
LW
(154.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/26/2012 W
(14-2-0)
Frankie Edgar
(14-1-1)
LW
(154.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/12/2011 W
(13-2-0)
Clay Guida
(29-11-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: No Mercy - Velasquez vs. Dos Santos
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/14/2011 W
(12-2-0)
Jim Miller
(20-2-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Versus 5 Hardy vs. Lytle
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/30/2011 W
(11-2-0)
Mark Bocek
(9-3-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 129 St. Pierre vs. Shields
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/16/2010 L
(11-1-0)
Anthony Pettis
(12-1-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/24/2010 W
(10-1-0)
Donald Cerrone
(11-2-0)
LW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber
1 1:57
Official MMA Fight Results 01/10/2010 W
(9-1-0)
Jamie Varner
(16-3-0)
LW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson
3 2:41
Official MMA Fight Results 10/10/2009 W
(8-1-0)
Donald Cerrone
(10-1-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson
4 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/05/2009 W
(7-1-0)
Shane Roller
(4-1-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
WEC 40: Torres Vs. Mizugaki
1 1:41
Official MMA Fight Results 01/25/2009 W
(6-1-0)
Anthony Njokuani
(8-1-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone
2 0:42
Official MMA Fight Results 10/04/2008 W
(5-1-0)
Diego Saraiva
(12-7-1)
LW
(156.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
EVO MMA 1
3 5:00
NSF 07/25/2008 W
(4-1-0)
Ricardo Tirloni
(3-0-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
MFC - Maximum Fighting Championships 17: Hostile Takeover
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/09/2008 W
(3-1-0)
Mike Maestas
(5-1-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 154.5)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Maximum Fighting Championships 16: Anger Management
3 4:11
NSF 12/07/2007 W
(2-1-0)
Nick Walker
(2-4-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Victory Fighting Championships 21: Infamous
1 0:00
NSF 06/23/2007 W
(1-1-0)
David Dagloria
(1-0-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 26 - Episode 12
1 1:45
Official MMA Fight Results 03/31/2007 L
(1-0-0)
Rocky Johnson
(4-4-0)
WW
(160.0 vs. 160.0)
Submission (Choke)
Battle Quest 5: Avalanche
1 0:46
NSF 11/18/2006 W
(0-0-0)
Dan Gregory
(2-0-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Midwest Championship Fighting: Genesis
1 4:21
* 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

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 2-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 3 months, 20 days
Rounds Fought 2.4
Avg. Fights/Year 12.0
Longest Layoff 2 months, 6 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 month, 12 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 2 0 0
Losses 1 0 0
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 100.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 100.0%
Loss by KO Rate 100.0%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Win

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:53
Fastest KO 00:53
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.4
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 01:15
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 04:47
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 02/16/2007 W
(1-1-0)
Allen Williams
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Victory Fighting Championships 18: Hitmen
1 1:37
Official MMA Fight Results 12/09/2006 L
(1-0-0)
Chad Klingensmith
(3-0-0)
WW
(168.0 vs. 169.0)
TKO/RSC
Ring of Fire 27: Collision Course
2 1:47
NSF 10/27/2006 W
(0-0-0)
Corey Clinebell
(0-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Omaha Fight Club
1 0:53
* 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