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Benson Henderson Ignores Critics, Plans On Getting ‘W’ Over Nate Diaz At UFC On Fox 5

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson doesn’t care how he walks out of the KeyArena on December 8 as long as it’s with the title still around his waist.

Henderson will face Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC on Fox 5, and after scoring razor-close decision victories over Frankie Edgar, “Smooth” is not bothered by the prospects of fighting to another decision.

“I’m just trying to get the ‘W,'” said Henderson, during a conference call on Tuesday. “However I can get it: if he slips on a banana peel, I’ll take it. Close decision, I’ll take that, too. Getting a ‘W’ in the UFC is not easy.”

When asked about trying to finish an opponent, Henderson echoed the thoughts of UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, saying, “You always fight to end fights, to be as decisive as possible. Sometimes when fighting the best fighters on the planet, you can’t finish.”

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