10 Facts You need to Know before Henderson-Machida
1. Henderson has not fought for a UFC title since March of 2008. He lost that fight to Anderson Silva.
2. Henderson's last loss came against Jake Shields at "Strikeforce: Nashville." He dominated the first round, nearly putting the middleweight champ away, but Shields took control of the remainder of the fight.
3. The fighter known as "Hendo" has lost just once in the last four years. Currently, he is on a four-fight winning streak.
4. During that streak, Henderson knocked out legend Fedor Emelianenko, while also putting away Rafael Cavalcante and Renato "Babalu" Sobral.
5. Henderson has not loss via decision since 2010, while Machida has not won via decision since 2009.
6. In his last bout, Machida knocked out Ryan Bader. The contest took place at UFC 140. While this KO didnt' win a bonus, Machida has claimed three "Knockout of the Night" awards.
7. The last time Machida won back-to-back fights was 2009. Since then he is 2-3.
8. "The Dragon" started off his UFC career going 8-0, winning 6 of the 8 by decision.
9. Machida impressed with his submission against Sokoudjou at UFC 79, but he earned a title shot after knocking out Thiago Silva at UFC 94.
10. During his time in the UFC, he's defeated four former-champions, including Randy Couture and Tito Ortiz.