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UFC Quick Quote: 'Henderson vs Shogun' is the best fight BJ Penn has ever seen

Photo by Josh Hedges via Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Photo by Josh Hedges via Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

"I think Dan Henderson versus 'Shogun' was the best fight I have ever seen in my life. What a fight! It was very close; I think the first three rounds were close. I didn't feel like Dan really pulled away from 'Shogun' in any of those rounds. I know at one point Dan dropped him and went in for the kill and unloaded but 'Shogun' handled it and came back to win the last two rounds. It was great to see two legends of the sport put it all on the line like that. Dan is just a beast and like I said, it was the best fight I have ever seen."

Count former champion B.J. Penn (via Bleacher Report) among the legions of mixed martial arts fans who consider the UFC 139 main event between Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua to be the greatest cage fight in history. "Hendo" and "Shogun" slugged it out across five rounds at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, back on Nov. 19, 2011. Henderson claimed victory via unanimous decision, but everyone watching was a winner that night. Anyone disagree with the Hawaiian "Prodigy?" If so, what fight gets your vote as "all-time best?"

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