All fights list 2022, champion titles, age, height, reach and weight, KO ratio of the mixed martial artist Benson «Smooth» Henderson.

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Benson Henderson

Information updated: 2022-08-11

Wins
29
(5 KOs)

Losses
11
(2 KOs)

Draws
0
 

Alias: Smooth

Born: November 16, 1983 (38 years)

Sherdog ID: 20548

Nationality: USAUSA

Division: lightweight

Weight: 155 lb (70,3 kg)

Height: 5′ 9″ (175 cm)

Reach: 71″ (180 cm)

Stance: southpaw

KOs: 17%

Birth place: Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Residence: Glendale, Arizona, USA

Wins by KO: 17%
Wins by subm: 31%
Wins by dec: 51%
Losses by KO: 18%
Losses by subm: 18%
Losses by dec: 63%

Benson Henderson's next fight will be held on September 23, 2022 against Peter QueallyPeter Queally.

Benson Henderson vs. Peter Queally 

Benson Henderson's next fight

The last fight of Benson Henderson took place on January 29, 2022 against Islam MamedovIslam Mamedov.
Henderson won by split-decision (SD).

Benson Henderson vs. Islam Mamedov 

Benson Henderson's last fight
  • Total fights: 40
  • Wins: 29
  • Wins by KO: 5
  • Wins by subm: 9
  • Wins by dec: 15
  • Losses: 11
  • Losses by KO: 2
  • Losses by subm: 2
  • Losses by dec: 7
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Benson Henderson have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-01-29 Islam Mamedov Win
Decision (Split)
2021-10-16 Brent Primus Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-11-19 Jason Jackson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-08-07 Michael Chandler Loss
KO (Punches)
2019-09-27 Myles Jury Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-04-27 Adam Piccolotti Win
Decision (Split)
2018-10-13 Saad Awad Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-04-06 Roger Huerta Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2017-09-23 Patricky Freire Loss
Decision (Split)
2016-11-19 Michael Chandler Loss
Decision (Split)
2016-08-26 Patricio Freire Win
TKO (Leg Injury)
2016-04-22 Andrey Koreshkov Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-11-28 Jorge Masvidal Win
Decision (Split)
2015-02-14 Brandon Thatch Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2015-01-18 Donald Cerrone Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-08-23 Rafael dos Anjos Loss
KO (Punch)
2014-06-07 Rustam Khabilov Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2014-01-25 Josh Thomson Win
Decision (Split)
2013-08-31 Anthony Pettis Loss
Submission (Armbar)
2013-04-20 Gilbert Melendez Win
Decision (Split)
2012-12-08 Nate Diaz Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-08-11 Frankie Edgar Win
Decision (Split)
2012-02-26 Frankie Edgar Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-11-12 Clay Guida Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-08-14 Jim Miller Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-04-30 Mark Bocek Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-12-16 Anthony Pettis Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-04-24 Donald Cerrone Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2010-01-10 Jamie Varner Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2009-10-10 Donald Cerrone Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2009-04-05 Shane Roller Win
TKO (Punches)
2009-01-25 Anthony Njokuani Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2008-10-04 Diego Saraiva Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2008-07-25 Ricardo Tirloni Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2008-05-09 Mike Maestas Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2007-12-07 Bryan Corley Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2007-06-23 David Dagloria Win
TKO (Submission to Punches)
2007-03-31 Rocky Johnson Loss
Submission (Anaconda Choke)
2007-02-16 Allen Williams Win
TKO (Punches)
2006-11-18 Dan Gregary Win
TKO (Submission to Punches)

Who all beat Benson Henderson?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-10-16 Brent Primus Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-11-19 Jason Jackson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-08-07 Michael Chandler Loss
KO (Punches)
2017-09-23 Patricky Freire Loss
Decision (Split)
2016-11-19 Michael Chandler Loss
Decision (Split)
2016-04-22 Andrey Koreshkov Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-01-18 Donald Cerrone Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-08-23 Rafael dos Anjos Loss
KO (Punch)
2013-08-31 Anthony Pettis Loss
Submission (Armbar)
2010-12-16 Anthony Pettis Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2007-03-31 Rocky Johnson Loss
Submission (Anaconda Choke)
MMA artist Benson Henderson

MMA artist Benson Henderson

Benson Henderson is an American MMA artist, who competes in the lightweight division.
As a professional athlete, Henderson has been performing for 15 years.

Benson was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, on November 16, 1983.
He currently resides in Glendale, Arizona, USA.

Pro debut

A 23-year-old Henderson made his professional debut on November 18, 2006 against Dan Gregary.
Benson won by technical knockout (TKO).

First world title

On February 26, 2012 Benson Henderson became the UFC lightweight champion.
The American defeated world champion Frankie Edgar.

Current world MMA lightweight champions

Division
UFC

Bellator

ONE
lightweight
weight limit:
155 lbs / 70,3 kg

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