Benson
Henderson

"Smooth"
  • Age:
    37
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    175
  • Fighting Out Of:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
27-10-0
(T)KO
2-2
SUB
11-2

Benson
Henderson

"Smooth"
  • Age:
    37
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    175
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
27-10-0
(T)KO
2-2
SUB
11-2
Fighter Currently Serving Suspension (MTDAR)

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    2

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:41
  • Fastest KO:
    01:41
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:45

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    48.1%
  • Finished Rate:
    40%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    51.9%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    60%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    7.4%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    20%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    40.7%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    20%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    27-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    14 years, 0 months, 1 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    101.4
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.6
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 10 month, 10 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    27 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    2.8
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    13:55
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.6
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    13:07

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
11/19/2020
Loss
27-9-0
Jason Jackson
(12-4-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
BELLATOR MMA 253
3 05:00
08/07/2020
Loss
27-8-0
Mike Chandler, Jr.
(20-5-0)
Lightweight
155.6 vs 155.9
TKO/RSC
Bellator MMA 243
1 03:14
09/27/2019
Win
26-8-0
Myles Jury
(17-4-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156.2
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 227
3 05:00
04/27/2019
Win
25-8-0
Adam Piccolotti
(11-2-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155.5
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 220
3 05:00
10/13/2018
Win
24-8-0
Saad Awad
(23-9-0)
Lightweight
155.8 vs 155.8
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 208
3 05:00
04/06/2018
Win
23-8-0
Roger Huerta
(21-8-1)
Lightweight
153.7 vs 154.7
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Bellator MMA 196
2 00:49
09/23/2017
Loss
23-7-0
Patricky Freire
(17-8-0)
Lightweight
155.9 vs 156
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 183
3 05:00
11/19/2016
Loss
23-6-0
Mike Chandler, Jr.
(15-3-0)
Lightweight
154.9 vs 155
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 165
5 05:00
08/26/2016
Win
22-6-0
Patricio Freire
(22-2-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155.4
TKO/RSC (Injury)
Bellator MMA 160
2 02:26
04/22/2016
Loss
22-5-0
Andrey Koreshkov
(17-1-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 153
5 05:00
11/28/2015
Win
21-5-0
Jorge Masvidal
(29-9-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night 79: Masvidal vs Henderson
5 05:00
02/14/2015
Win
20-5-0
Brandon Thatch
(11-1-0)
Welterweight
169 vs 170
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight Night # 60: Thatch vs. Henderson
4 03:58
01/18/2015
Loss
20-4-0
Donald Cerrone
(26-6-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 59: Siver vs. McGregor
3 05:00
08/23/2014
Loss
20-3-0
Rafael Dos Anjos
(21-7-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
KO
UFC Fight Night 49: Dos Anjos vs Henderson
1 02:31
06/07/2014
Win
19-3-0
Rustam Khabilov
(18-1-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 156
Submission
UFC Fight Night 42: Khabilov vs. Henderson
4 01:16
01/25/2014
Win
18-3-0
Josh Thomson
(21-5-1)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on Fox: Thomson vs. Henderson
5 00:00
08/31/2013
Loss
18-2-0
Anthony Pettis
(16-2-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 154.5
Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 164: Pettis vs. Henderson
1 04:41
04/20/2013
Win
17-2-0
Gilbert Melendez
(21-2-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 154
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
5 05:00
12/08/2012
Win
16-2-0
Nate Diaz
(16-7-0)
Lightweight
154.6 vs 155.6
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz
5 05:00
08/11/2012
Win
15-2-0
Frankie Edgar
(14-2-1)
Lightweight
154 vs 154
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II
5 05:00
02/26/2012
Win
14-2-0
Frankie Edgar
(14-1-1)
Lightweight
154 vs 154
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson
5 05:00
11/12/2011
Win
13-2-0
Clay Guida
(29-11-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: No Mercy - Velasquez vs. Dos Santos
3 05:00
08/14/2011
Win
12-2-0
Jim Miller
(20-2-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Versus 5 Hardy vs. Lytle
3 05:00
04/30/2011
Win
11-2-0
Mark Bocek
(9-3-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 129 St. Pierre vs. Shields
3 05:00
12/16/2010
Loss
11-1-0
Anthony Pettis
(12-1-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 154.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
5 05:00
04/24/2010
Win
10-1-0
Donald Cerrone
(11-2-0)
Lightweight
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber
1 01:57
01/10/2010
Win
9-1-0
Jamie Varner
(16-3-0)
Lightweight
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson
3 02:41
10/10/2009
Win
8-1-0
Donald Cerrone
(10-1-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 154.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson
4 05:00
04/05/2009
Win
7-1-0
Shane Roller
(4-1-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
WEC 40: Torres Vs. Mizugaki
1 01:41
01/25/2009
Win
6-1-0
Anthony Njokuani
(8-1-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone
2 00:42
10/04/2008
Win
5-1-0
Diego Saraiva
(12-7-1)
Lightweight
156 vs 154
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
EVO MMA 1
3 05:00
NSF
07/25/2008
Win
4-1-0
Ricardo Tirloni
(3-0-0)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
MFC - Maximum Fighting Championships 17: Hostile Takeover
3 05:00
05/09/2008
Win
3-1-0
Mike Maestas
(5-1-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 154.5
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Maximum Fighting Championships 16: Anger Management
3 04:11
NSF
12/07/2007
Win
2-1-0
Nick Walker
(2-4-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Victory Fighting Championships 21: Infamous
1 05:00
NSF
06/23/2007
Win
1-1-0
David Dagloria
(1-0-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 26 - Episode 12
1 01:45
03/31/2007
Loss
1-0-0
Rocky Johnson
(4-4-0)
Welterweight
160 vs 160
Submission (Choke)
Battle Quest 5: Avalanche
1 00:46
NSF
11/18/2006
Win
0-0-0
Dan Gregory
(2-0-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Midwest Championship Fighting: Genesis
1 04:21

* 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

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:53
  • Fastest KO:
    00:53
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    100%
  • Finished Rate:
    100%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    100%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    100%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

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

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    0.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    01:15
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1.6
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    04:47

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
02/16/2007
Win
1-1-0
Allen Williams
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC
Victory Fighting Championships 18: Hitmen
1 01:37
12/09/2006
Loss
1-0-0
Chad Klingensmith
(3-0-0)
Welterweight
168 vs 169
TKO/RSC
Ring of Fire 27: Collision Course
2 01:47
NSF
10/27/2006
Win
0-0-0
Corey Clinebell
(0-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Omaha Fight Club
1 00:53

* 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