The 44-year-old (15 years older than Mousasi) former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 30-12-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones) but he won just one out of his last five bouts: the rematch against Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in 2014 (=Shogun Rua vs Henderson 2); after this bout Hendo lost to Daniel Cormier (=Henderson vs Cormier).
His opponent, the black belt in judo and former Strikeforce and Dream champion Gegard Mousasi, has a record of 35-5-2 (86% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 middleweight (the #1 in this division is Chris Weidman), he fought three times in 2014 losing to Lyoto Machida (=Machida vs Mousasi), defeating Mark Munoz (=Munoz vs Mousasi) and losing the rematch against Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (=Jacare vs Mousasi 2). Henderson vs Mousasi is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Johnson – UFC on Fox 14. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson vs Johnson
Where: Tele2 Arena, Stockholm, Sweden
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC on Fox 14 fight card (main and best fights):
Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Johnson
Dan Henderson vs Gegard Mousasi
Phil Davis vs Ryan Bader
Akira Corassani vs Sam Sicilia
Makwan Amirkhani vs Andy Ogle
Nikita Krylov vs Stanislav Nedkov
Henderson’s previous fight: Dan Henderson vs Daniel Cormier
Mousasi’s previous fight: Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs Gegard Mousasi 2
Mousasi’s next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Costas Philippou
Henderson’s next fight: Tim Boetsch vs Dan Henderson
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