Benson Henderson is one of the most popular fighters who currently compete for Bellator MMA. He is also a former UFC Lightweight Champion and WEC Lightweight Champion. He is deadly and dangerous for his opponents. He always creates an obstacle and is a huge nightmare for his opponents. He has shined in his every performance. Benson Henderson was born on November 16, 1983 and this makes his age 32 years at this time. He was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. His nationality is American. He is multiracial by his ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio. At this age, he has already been a successful fighter and his fame is huge. His fans follow him because of his outstanding performance.
Benson Henderson was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado but was raised in Federal Way, Washington. He went to Decatur High School from 1998 to 2001. While studying at Decatur, he took interest in wrestling. He became the part of the wrestling team. After graduating from high school, he attended Dana College in Blair Nebraska. He started his career in 2006. He won his first match against Dan Gregory. Later on, Rocky Johnson defeated him in 3rd match. On January 25, 2009, he fought against Anthony Njokauni at WEC 38. On April 5, 2009 at WEC, he won the fight against Shane Roller. On Dec 16, 2010, he lost a fight against Anthony Pettis. In October 2010, WEC merged with the UFC. And then all fighters of WEC were transferred to UFC. He won his debut UFC match against the Mark Bocek. On Feb 1, 2016, he was signed to Bellator MMA.
Benson Henderson was born to Korean mother and African American father. He was a studious student during his college years. He received a degree in Criminal justice and sociology from Diana College. He has a brother named Julius Henderson. He was born in Korea. He is a married man. He is married to Maria Magana. He proposed her in the Octagon after his outstanding victory over Gilbert Melendez at UFC on Fox 7. He has one son from his wife. Apart from his relationship with his wife, he is not dating anyone else. He is loyal to his wife. He also has his own official website. He is a good human but he never shows any interest towards the humanitarian work. Most recently, he picked up a toothpick sponsorship. He has set an example what the sports person should be like.
The immensely popular Benson Henderson has a strong passion towards mixed martial arts. This is also the reason he is extremely successful in his professional career. He has a successful career. He is earning a praiseworthy salary. His accumulated net worth is $400 thousand. One can get him on social networking sites. His fans are growing on Instagram and Twitter.
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