Once again we’ve gathered the best MMA news from the baddest websites on the ‘net so that 5thRouand nation won’t miss a beat! Make sure to check out the links after the jump.
The UFC made their return to the Land of the Rising Sun as a new lightweight champion was crowned.
Benson Henderson now holds the title and could find himself in a familiar situation as Anthony Pettis was also spectacular in his UFC 144 victory.
Dana White believes that Henderson vs. Pettis 2 is what’s next for the 155-pound division, but former champ Frankie Edgar feels he deserves an immediate rematch.
Enough talk, onto this past week’s top news:
Exclusive interview with Benson Henderson [Fightline]
Hot Potato: Azusa Nishigaki [CagePotato]
Sean Loeffler recounts early UFC [MMAMania]
Bart Palaszewski Interview [Lowkick]
What we learned from Jackson vs. Bader [BleacherReport]
The pic that makes Alistair Overeem look small [MMAConvert]
Dana White believes Frankie Edgar won [MMAFighting]
Benson Henderson on his fight with Frankie Edgar [Five Ounces of Pain]
Cooking with Tim Kennedy [MiddleEasy]
The fifth anniversary of PRIDE 33 [Fight Opinion]