35 post-event facts about 'UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson 2'
If you're a fan of violence inside the octagon, "UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson 2" on Saturday night from Brazil's Goiania Arena was the card for you.
The memorable event featured nine knockout or submission finishes in 11 fights, which is just one finish shy of the single-event record held by UFC Fight Night 13 and UFC on FUEL TV 10.
While stoppages were a common theme throughout the evening, Vitor Belfort stole the show, as he knocked out Dan Henderson with a dramatic first-round head kick in the main event.
After dropping a decision to Henderson (29-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) in their first meeting back in 2006, "The Phenom" avenged the loss in the most decisive way possible as it took just 77 seconds to stop the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion.
Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) proved once again why he is one of the great finishers in UFC history and his statistical acumen inside the cage is one few can match.
With the help of FightMetric, here are 35 post-fight facts about Belfort and the other competitors on the UFC Fight Night 32 card...
After punching wall, Rony Jason sent to hospital following UFC Fight Night 32
UFC featherweight Rony Jason probably thought his night was bad enough after suffering a devastating first-round knockout loss at the hands of Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 32. But as he headed backstage following the loss, he let his emotions get the best of him and, in the process, made things even worse for himself.
According to backstage rumors, an angry Jason punched a wall and injured his hand so badly he had to be taken to the hospital. The true story was slightly different, according to UFC President Dana White – but not by much...
‘Shogun’ Rua won’t rule out moving down to middleweight
Mauricio Rua may follow fellow Brazilian Lyoto Machida to the middleweight division.
Following back-to-back losses inside the Octagon, "Shogun" revealed that he could cut some
pounds to "restart" his career at the middleweight weight class. The former light heavyweightchampion takes on James Te-Hunaon Dec. 7 in Australia, and that
could be his last fight at 205.
Todd Duffee Recovering from Parsonage-Turner Syndrome, Hopes to Fight Within a Year
The pain woke Todd Duffee in the middle of the night.
“It felt like somebody stabbing me in my back,” he told the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show. “I kind of freaked out. Should I go to the ER? What do I do? It was that kind of pain. I just couldn’t move. I could kind of lift my shoulder to a certain extent, but I couldn’t use my hand fully. I could like pulse it, but I couldn’t close it. I couldn’t pick up anything with it or anything like that.”