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UFC 139 Results: Shogun Rua Vs. Dan Henderson Round 1

The main event of the night and airing on pay-per-view at UFC 139 is Mauricio Rua vs. Dan Henderson. This is a light heavyweight fight, meaning 205 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is Josh Rosenthal.

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ROUND 1 - Both fighters come out orthodox, but naturally, with very different stances. Henderson lands a hard uppercut. Shogun drops and goes for a takedown. Henderson stuffs it and turns Shogun over. He's pounding on Shogun now. Shogon covering up, but he's still standing. They separate. Shogun clinches with Henderson, but gets thrown to the ground. Shogun with an outside leg kick. Shogun reaches a takedown along the fence, but can't get it. They separate. Body shot by Shogun and a left drops Henderson. Henderson working a single and they both stand. Shogun punches his way into the clinch.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Henderson.