Just because Dan Henderson was ragdolled in his last outing at light heavyweight (replay), doesn't mean a hasty drop down to the 185-pound division. In fact, "Hendo" thinks it's "funny" how rumors like that get started in mixed martial arts (MMA).
It's funny how rumors get started. If you have read that I will be returning to middle weight. Not true, but always a possibility.— Dan Henderson (@danhendo) June 25, 2014
Henderson has competed at middleweight throughout his career, and even got a chance to fight Anderson Silva for the division title back at UFC 82. Unfortunately he came up short, and a five-round mugging against Jake Shields in 2010 sent him back to 205 pounds for good.
Though he insists a middleweight fight "remains a possibility."
The former Strikeforce titleholder turns 44 in August and is just 2-4 since returning to the Octagon in late 2011, with both of those wins coming over fellow PRIDE import Mauricio Rua.