Henderson shocked the entire MMA world when he announced that he would be leaving UFC for Bellator.Henderson became the most high-profile fighter to leave UFC till now.
The 32-year-old has cited the UFC-Reebok deal along with other reasons as the driving forces behind his decision to quit UFC.
UFC did offer Henderson a strong amount to keep him. But looks like Bellator’s offer was too tempting to resist. Henderson also revealed that UFC was third in line behind the offers of Bellator and Singapore’s ONE Championship.
Henderson also revealed that he intends to compete in both lightweight and welterweight divisions at Bellator.
Henderson’s Bellator opponent, Andrey Koreshkov is a Russian striker who has continuously won his five fights since losing to Ben Askren.
Bellator 153 is scheduled to take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The night’s main card will air live on Spike TV.
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