In the main event of the evening, two UFC legends will face off in a rematch from Pride 32. That night, Henderson, the champion, won a decision victory over Belfort. Tonight, Belfort look for revenge and to continue his winning streak. Can Henderson stop his skid and defeat the Brazilian, or will Belfort get another head kick KO? This is Hendo’s last fight of his UFC contract, so it may be his last with a loss tonight.
Round 1: No strikes in the first 30 seconds. Vitor is circling as Dan stalks. A minute in and still no strikes. Vitor lands a huge uppercut and is pouring it on!! Henderson is surviving, but is definitely hurt! Henderson throws up an armbar, but gives it up immediately. Henderson to his feet, but eats a huge left head kick from Vitor and that it it! Vitor Belfort with another head kick KO! UNBELIEVABLE! Vitor Belfort is the first man to finish Dan Henderson by strikes.
Vitor Belfort has to fight for the title at this point, but can he get licensed in America? You have to think that we may have just witnessed the end of Dan Henderson’s UFC career. Vitor Belfort’s unbelievable streak of head kick KO’s continue.
Official Decision: Vitor Belfort defeats Dan Henderson by Head Kick KO Round 1 (1:17)
Here is a GIF of the finish courtesy of Zombie Prophet: