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Machida to fight Dan Henderson at UFC 156

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Dana White, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC had hinted previously that Dan Henderson would be line to face the Brazilian Light Heavyweight fighter Lyoto Machida in his next fight and it seems that it is what is transpiring. Although no official announcement has been made yet, it is almost certain that The Dragon will go head to head with Henderson at UFC 156 during Super Bowl weekend at Las Vegas in Nevada, United States of America.

This fight will go a long way in determining the #1 contender for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and who gets to fight the champion for the title. The current champion Jon Jones is all set to square off against former UFC Middleweight Championship contender Chael Sonnen in April at the conclusion of The Ultimate Fighter 17. The announcement of the match was made by Henderson himself and he seemed extremely excited at the prospect of facing the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. (more…)