August 4, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Shogun Rua celebrates after defeating Brandon Vera during the light heavyweight match at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Relive Shogun Rua vs Dan Henderson before the rematch this Sunday


At UFC 139, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Shogun Rua, took on former two-division Pride champion, Dan Henderson in one of the greatest fights in UFC history.

It was a battle of attrition, pinning two legends of the sport against one another. Throughout the fight both men were badly hurt, exhausted, and beaten, but they would never give up. The crowd was in pandemonium and fans watching at their homes could not believe their eyes. It was truly a special moment in the sport, and this weekend the duo will do it all over again at UFC Fight Night 38.

Before their rematch this weekend, relive their epic UFC 139 bout in the video above.

Check out the entire UFC Fight Night 38 card below:

Main Card (Fox Sports 1, 7 PM ET/4 PM PT)

Mauricio Rua vs. Dan Henderson
C.B. Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira
Leonardo Santos vs. Norman Parke
Fabio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante
Michel Prazeres vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Steven Siler vs. Rony Jason

Preliminary Card (FS1, 5 PM ET/2 PM PT)

Diego Brandao vs. Will Chope
Ronny Markes vs. Thiago Santos
Scott Jorgensen vs. Jussier Formiga
Thiago Perpetuo vs. Kenny Robertson

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass, 4 PM ET/1 PM PT)

Godofredo Pepey vs. Noad Lahat
Francimar Barroso vs. Hans Stringer

Tags: Cezar Ferreira Dan Henderson Leonardo Santos Norman Parke Rony Jason Shogun Rua Steven Siler UFC UFC 139 UFC Fight Night 38