Benson Henderson, who has boldly voiced his desire to eclipse Anderson Silva’s record for consecutive title defenses in the Octagon, moved a tiny step closer Saturday night at Key Arena by shutting out No. 1 contender Nate Diaz over five rounds in the UFC on FOX 5 main event to retain his UFC lightweight belt.
The triumph marked Henderson’s second successful title defense, meaning the well-rounded Arizonan must now defend his title at least nine more times to surpass Silva (assuming Silva does not continue to win and raise that total) . . . Click here for more on UFC.com