UFC 139: Dan Henderson and Shogun Rock the Arena
By Don Avila
Even before Dan “Hendo”
Was anyone disappointed?
It almost knocked out Rua.
“I cannot swear enough to describe this fight,” said White in Twitter. “You have to be kidding me. What a war!”
That pretty much described everyone’s amazement on Saturday
“Was an honor to share the Octagon with Shogun Rua,” said
When two warriors put out their blood, sweat and tears like Rua and Henderson, it makes you wonder how anyone could ever doubt their abilities.
“Thanks for all that support and cheered for me,” Rua said on Sunday. “Now it’s time to rest with my family.”
Two fighters never deserved it more and their flaming battle was deemed co-“Fight of the Night.”
White had said before the fight that the winner could
possibly be next in line to fight UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones.
During the post fight press conference White was still in disbelief from the battle.
“That was our Ali-Frazier III,” White said. “It was just unbelievable.”
The other Brazilian warrior Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva
won a rather Pyrrhic battle in defeating