Time to Impress in Natal (UFC Fight Night 38 Review)

When trying to match the excitement from a legendary fight it can be a lot of pressure on the fighters. That is what Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua were looking to do at UFC Fight Night 38 when they would square off in a rematch of a classic. At UFC 139 Henderson and Rua would put on a slugfest that is now considered one of the best fights in MMA history. After a few years both fighters would get the chance to redo the fight and bring about another classic.

UFC Fight Night 38 Preview

The fight card at UFC 139 was full of former champions including two that were looking to get back in the title conversation. Mauricio Rua and Dan Henderson would highlight the event in a matchup of living legends. Both fighters were nearing the end of their careers but were hoping that a win would gain them a chance to make a run at the title. They were both looking to extend their careers and eventually get a shot at Jon Jones and the light heavyweight title. Their need to win the fight was shown in a big way as they would put on an amazing performance

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