Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-03-10, pretty good mma bout: Usman Nurmagomedov vs Benson Henderson gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Henderson vs Nurmagomedov is scheduled to take place Friday, March 10th, at the SAP Center in San Jose (California, United States), in a 5-round lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg) bout; it is the main event of Bellator 292 and it is valid for the Bellator lightweight world championship (it is also the quarter-final of the Bellator Lw grand prix tournament). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Usman Nurmagomedov record
The undefeated Bellator lw champ Usman Nurmagomedov(cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov) entered this fight with a perfect record of 16-0-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 lightweight in the world.
In his last three bouts he has beat Patrik Pietila, Chris Gonzalez and Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire (Patricky Freire vs Usman Nurmagomedov).
Nurmagomedov’s next fight: Usman Nurmagomedov vs Brent Primus
Ben Henderson record
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champion Benson Henderson, has a mma record of 30-11-0 (47% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.36 in the lightweight division.
He lost three consecutive fights between 2020 and 2021, the last one with Brent Primus, but then he has won voer Islam Mamedov (Benson Henderson vs Islam Mamedov) and Peter Queally (Benson Henderson vs Peter Queally).
Here is the Bellator 292 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Usman Nurmagomedov vs Benson Henderson
Tofiq Musayev vs Alexandr Shabliy
Linton Vassell vs Valentin Moldavsky
Michael ‘Venom’ Page vs Goiti Yamauchi
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on Youtube)
Erik Perez vs Enrique Barzola
Josh Hill vs Cass Bell
Khalid Murtazaliev vs Tony Johnson
Julius Anglickas vs Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov
Laird Anderson vs Rogelio Luna
Theo Haig vs Adam Wamsley
Watch the video of Bellator 292: Nurmagomedov vs Henderson weigh-in from the official BellatorMMA Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Usman Nurmagomedov vs Ben Henderson as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Nurmagomedov vs Henderson fight?
Usman Nurmagomedov defeated Ben Henderson via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:37, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the Bellator 292 post-fight interview video of Usman Nurmagomedov and Ben Henderson.