Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Jim Miller recently revealed that he battled kidney infection on mononucleosis during his fight against Ben Henderson this past August, but did not discover his health issues until after the fight.
The odds are out for the Frankie Edgar vs. Ben Henderson lightweight title fight at UFC 144 on Feb. 26 in Japan and it's no surprise that the champion is the favorite. Just how little he's favored by is what's surprising.
The UFC just completed its first ever network television broadcast as UFC on Fox 1: 'Velasquez vs. dos Santos' took center stage at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Sat., Nov. 12, 2011. MMAmania.com identifies the big winners and lowly losers from Saturday's event.
Ben Henderson wasn't the man that fans expected to run through a veteran like Jim Miller on Sunday night at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In fact, most fans predicted a draw-out, grind 'em out victory for Miller and proof that Henderson was simply too inexperienced to succeed in the UFC's upper ranks.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger breaks down last night's UFC on Versus 5 co-main event between top lightweight contenders Ben Henderson and Jim Miller. How close did the winner get to a title shot and what happens next for both fighters?