Dan Henderson

Martial Artist

1970 –

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Who is Dan Henderson?

Daniel Jeffery Henderson, is an American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler, who competes as a middleweight and light heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was the last Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and was the last Welterweight 183 lb and Middleweight 205 lb champion of Pride Fighting Championships. He was the only mixed martial artist to concurrently hold two titles in two different weight classes in a major MMA promotion. Henderson is also the UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament Winner, the 1997 Brazil Open Lightweight Tournament Champion, the RINGS King of Kings 1999 Tournament Winner, and the 2005 PRIDE Welterweight Grand Prix Champion. As of February 17, 2014, Henderson is ranked the #6 light heavyweight by Sherdog and #7 in official UFC light heavyweight rankings.

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Born
Aug 24, 1970
Downey
Also known as
  • Hollywood
Siblings
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Indigenous peoples of the Americas
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Victor Valley High School
Lived in
  • Downey

Submitted
on July 23, 2013