Healy is lined up to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov later this month and would likely be available in a few months when Henderson is ready to give it a go again. Like Henderson, "Bam Bam" is a solid grappler but likes to throw punches as well, and a tilt between the two would no doubt be a blast to watch.
UFC lightweight Benson Henderson went five full rounds with Anthony Pettis the first time the two collided in the cage but didn’t fare nearly so well last night at UFC 164. Henderson looked sharp in the beginning before getting caught in an Armbar and finished with less than a minute to go in the rumble’s opening round. With such plentiful options on the roster, “Bendo” will be back in the cage before long. Here are a few potential pairings for the former divisional king… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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