It appears that
Henderson has stated several times in the past that he prefers to fight at light heavyweight, but the bout with Palhares will keep him in the middleweight division, at least for the time being.
Henderson lost his last two bouts, both being title fights. He was defeated by Silva at UFC 82 in Columbus earlier this year and lost in a light heavyweight title bout to
One of the fastest rising talents of the Brazilian Top Team, Palhares made his Octagon debut last month against
Palhares has finished six of his eight victories by submission, including both
UFC 88 will take place on Sept. 6 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta. The main event features former light heavyweight champion
Dan Henderson vs. Rousimar Palhares