Tag Archives: Ben Henderson

The State of the UFC Lightweight Division

The UFC lightweight division is officially a mess. The champion Frankie Edgar was scheduled to face top contender Gray Maynard at UFC 130 on May 28th, but injuries to both guys have forced that fight to be postponed. Depending on … Continue reading

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WEC Lightweights vs. UFC Lightweights

Many people have said that the WEC lightweights could not compete against the UFC lightweights. Many people have wanted to see the top WEC lightweights compete against the UFC’s lightweights. We often wonder how will Anthony Pettis, Ben Henderson and … Continue reading

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MMA Planet’s Lightweight Rankings (January 2011)

Lightweight 1. Frank Edgar 2. Gray Maynard 3. B.J. Penn 4. Gilbert Melendez 5. Kenny Florian 6. Eddie Alvarez 7. Shinya Aoki 8. Evan Dunham 9. George Sotiropolous 10. Jim Miller 11. Anthony Pettis 12. Clay Guida 13. Sean Sherk … Continue reading

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10 Fights to Watch in the UFC in 2011

We can never know how a year will unfold.  There are many outcomes which we could see take place, however the first half of 2011 is not too far down the road and we can start to see what fights … Continue reading

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10 April Fights To Watch

10. Roger Huerta vs.C had Hinton at Bellator 13 on April 8 Probably not the most competitive fight, but it is Huerta’s debut for Bellator so it is a highly anticipated fight.  Huerta should walk through the tournament, but there … Continue reading

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Countdown To WEC 48 to Air April 21st

It looks as though Versus and Zuffa will air a coutndown show for the WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber pay per view event and it will air on April 21st.  The show will be similar to the UFC countdown shows … Continue reading

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WEC 48 To Take Place April 24th on PPV Aldo vs. Faber. Henderson vs. Cerrone.

WEC and Zuffa officials announced today that WEC 48 would be the first ever pay per view event for the promotion.   The cost of the event will be higher than many expected at $44.95.  However, the WEC is stacking the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Fights of 2009

1. Randy Couture vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 102 2. Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida at TUF 9 Finale 3. Urijah Faber vs. Mike Brown 2 at WEC 41 4. Miguel Torres vs. Takeya Mizugaki at WEC 40 5. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Fighters of 2009

1. Jose Aldo – 4-0 – By far the fighter of the year.  Aldo came out of nowhere to cement his place as the best 145 lbers in the world and a top pound for pound fighter in the world.  … Continue reading

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WEC Consistently Puts on Good Shows

A tip of the hat to WEC matchmaker Sean Selby and to WEC president Reed Harris. I do not have any ideas what type of numbers WEC 43 pulled in, but I have to say that I enjoyed the fights. … Continue reading

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