In the first round of the co-main event of the night and airing on pay-per-view at UFC 139 (Mauricio Rua vs. Dan Henderson), both fighters were badly hurt. MMA Nation gave the round to Shogun, but both fighters were dropped with big punches. Henderson, however, did the more effective damage in our estimation and earned a 10-9 scoring.
ROUND 2 - The fighters clinch and Shogun is potshotting Henderson. Henderson lands a monster right hand uppercut and over the top and Rua appeared to be hurt, though mostly composed. Both fighters throwing huge punches, but both missing. Henderson, against the fence, rips a monster left to the body of Shogun. Henderson is holding Rua into the fence without doing much. Referee Rosenthal separates them. Right hand from Shogun, but Henderson lands a left of his own.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Henderson.