Benson Henderson

Nickname: Smooth
League: Bellator
Professional MMA Record: 25-8-0
Height: 5’9”
Weight: Lightweight/Welterweight
Date of Birth: November 16th, 1983
Style Summary: Wrestling, pressure and ground and pound
Residences: Glendale, Arizona USA
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
College: The Dana College



Benson currently competes Bellator and is a former UFC Lightweight champion, former WEC Lightweight Champion, Two-Time NAIA Collegiate All-American wrestler, Black Belt in Taekwondo, and Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As of February 1st, 2016, Benson Henderson announced his signing with Bellator.

Benson resides in Glendale, AZ where he trains at the MMA LAB. Benson is looking forward to a successful 2018.

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