White Punch lines ... blowin' through Hendo's mind...
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Dan Henderson is having the last laugh after light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was popped for cocaine metabolites during a pre-fight drug test last December.
That's because "Bones" called "Hendo" a 50-year-old while bagging on UFC 182 opponent Daniel Cormier, who submitted the 44-year-old legend back in May.
Henderson works FOX Sports like an open mic:
"I enjoy the sport quite a bit and it's fun for me to do. I love the challenge of it and everything else. Maybe it's staying away from the cocaine that's made me prolong my career so long. I've heard that [Jones] was doing these things for a couple years. I've said in a number of interviews especially when I was going to fight him that he just wasn't a very genuine of a person. He portrays himself differently than he actually is. Slowly but surely more and more things happen that prove that statement to be true. With the DUI that he's had and now testing positive for cocaine, he's not acting as a good role model for kids and nobody the UFC would want as a role model for kids growing up that watch the UFC. It's a shame, it's unfortunate that he is that way but we'll see what he does with it. It would be refreshing if he could come out and just act the way he actually is and I think people would actually embrace that more than being a fake."
Even UFC President Dana White said Jones should embrace the role of villain.
Henderson was slotted to face "Bones" at the ill-fated UFC 151 event in late 2012. Unfortunately, "Hendo" blew out his knee and Jones rejected Chael Sonnen as a late replacement. Also known as "murdering" the pay-per-view (PPV) with Greg Jackson as an accomplice.
They never had a chance to throw hands, but that hasn't stopped Henderson and Jones from fighting in the media.