Two world champions will go head to head when the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to London! On Saturday, 8 September - UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, will face off against the king of PRIDE Fighting Championship’s 205 lb. division, Dan “Hollywood” Henderson. The prize – the undisputed Light Heavyweight Championship of the World. Also on the card, feared striker Mirko Cro Cop will face the 6’4” former kickboxer Cheick Kongo; and Michael “The Count” Bisping returns to fight again in his home country against bitter rival Matt “The Hammer” Hamill. UFC 75: CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION
Former Strikeforce and PRIDE two division champion Dan Henderson returned to the UFC for a five round epic against former UFC light heavyweight title holder Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. With the rematch now confirmed for March 23, 2014, relive the incredible first battle between Dan Henderson and "Shogun" Rua. Many consider their amazing November 2011 five-rounder to be the single greatest fight of all time - check it out!
When Jackson made his initial walk to the UFC® Octagon, complete with his trademark howls, the Mandalay Bay crowd roared, but the cheers turned to boos in a mostly tentative first round that didn’t get the fans going again until the final minute. Jackson and Eastman let the hands fly a bit more in the second round as neither fighter backed down.
It's was a dream match-up as 'The Spider' Anderson Silva took on 'Dangerous' Dan Henderson at UFC 82 to see who was the true Middleweight Champion. Henderson came out early and was able to get Silva to the ground but Silva would show once again why people consider him the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.
Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson made his second title defense against The Ultimate Fighter® season 1 winner Forrest Griffin. In what turned into a classic, these two went non stop for the full 25 minutes and ended with a surprised new champion.