"To be honest, my manager, Malki Kawa, my coach, John Crouch, they're the ones who pay more attention to who (I might fight next) and interesting match-ups and placing the time frame. (Like), oh, we want to fight this time so that when Gray (Maynard) and Frankie (Edgar) finally fight, we'll be able to fight the winner of that in the right time frame. I don't really care, I just say 'hey, match me up, give me a good eight week training camp and I'm ready to go, whoever you guys want.'"
-- If you wanted to get an answer from UFC lightweight contender Ben Henderson regarding his next fight, you'll have to get it from his manager or coach because he doesn't really give a damn. The "Smooth" one tells Inside MMA he just needs an eight-week camp and he'll go head on against whoever the powers that be decide is worthy to stand across from him. Which is an interesting question considering the current climate in the 155-pound division. Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard are set to square off on Oct. 8 for the division crown while the next two lightweights in the pecking order, at least according to the SB Nation/USA Today consensus rankings, are Henderson himself and energetic caveman Clay Guida. Sounds like a match made in heaven, right Maniacs? Unless, of course, you've got a better idea.