- 44 year-old Dan Henderson set the MMA world ablaze this weekend with his quick first round knockout of Tim Boetsch. Even though he's coming off of a really rough stretch, Dan Henderson says he doesn't plan on retiring any time soon.
"It would, but I guess I'll have to do that in the next couple fights," Henderson said at the post-fight press conference. "When I say I'm not done and nobody believes me, it's nice to come out and prove that I'm not quite done yet," Henderson said.
- After UFC Fight Night 68 the UFC rankings saw minimal movement, despite some dominant victories. Ben Rothwell moved up a spot to #8 in the Heavyweight rankings, passing Alistair Overeem, who he once beat and probably should have been ahead of anyway. UFC Bantamweight Francisco Rivera also moved up to #10 in the UFC's 135-pound rankings.
Dan Henderson popped back up on the middleweight rankings, replacing opponent Tim Boetsch at #13. A notable omission was Dustin Poirier, who is still unranked in a competitive lightweight division, despite two impressive appearances at 155 pounds.
- We noted a couple of weeks ago that Olympic Medalist Sara McMann issued an open challenge to anyone in the women's bantamweight division. #8-ranked Amanda Nunes has accepted the challenge and will face McMann at UFC Fight Night in Nashville, TN on August 8.