When you’ve been fighting as long as Dan Henderson has, you eventually reach the point in your career when you simply can’t compete with the younger generation of fighters. Henderson however appears nowhere close to slowing down in his storied MMA career. The two-time Olympian claimed himself yet another title last night when he defeated Rafael Feijao for the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship.

The opening round saw little action from Henderson, who spent most of the time feeling out his opponent. Feijao on the other hand got the best of the round when he knocked down Henderson with an overhand right, though when he pounced, Henderson was able to put him on his back and recover.

Round two saw Henderson get a little more active with his clinch and wrestling pedigree. “Hendo” was able to take Feijao down multiple times and hold him there until referee Dan Miragliotta would stand them up. Although Henderson controlled Feijao throughout the round, he did little damage both on the ground and on his feet.

Round three was where the magic happened. Just under a minute into the round, Henderson connected with his signature right hand and sent Feijao crashing to the canvas face first. Henderson immediately took his back, lock in his hooks and pounded his way to a TKO victory.

The 40-year-old has now claimed world titles in all of the leading MMA organizations and improves his record to 27-8.

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