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‘Light-weight legend’: Twitter reacts to former UFC champ Benson Henderson retiring after Bellator 292 loss

March 11, 2023 12:24 am ET Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson called it a career Friday at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., after he lost in the Bellator 292 main event to Usman Nurmagomedov. Henderson, 39, competed as a professional mixed martial artist since 2006. He competed for the UFC and

‘Light-weight legend’: Twitter reacts to former UFC champ Benson Henderson retiring after Bellator 292 loss

Former UFC and WEC light-weight champion Benson Henderson referred to as it a profession Friday at SAP Heart in San Jose, Calif., after he misplaced within the Bellator 292 fundamental occasion to Usman Nurmagomedov.

Henderson, 39, competed as an expert combined martial artist since 2006. He competed for the UFC and Bellator 14 instances every, in addition to six instances for WEC, amongst many different smaller promotional stops.

As information of Henderson’s retirement unfold throughout the MMA world, followers, fighters, personalities, and media members had loads to say as they reacts to the information. Scroll under to see what they needed to say.

Scott Coker

Aaron Bronsteter

Henderson is among the all-time good guys in MMA. A category act by way of and thru.

— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) March 11, 2023

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Charles Rosa

George Garcia

Take pleasure in retirement, light-weight legend.

Benson Henderson received two main belts, had title defenses and beat a whole lot of nice fighters alongside the best way.#Bellator292

— Attractive George (@MMAJunkieGeorge) March 11, 2023

Michael Chandler

Congrats on an attractive and illustrious profession @BensonHenderson . It was an honor to observe you for years, aspire to compete in opposition to you after which share the cage with you. You’re actually the most effective of all time. 🐐

— Michael Chandler (@MikeChandlerMMA) March 11, 2023

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