Place of Birth: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Ben Henderson is the reigning WEC Lightweight Champion.
Henderson won his first WEC title when he won the Interim WEC Lightweight Championship at WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson on October 10, 2009, defeating Donald Cerrone via unanimous decision. He would go on to unify the title by defeating Jamie Varner via submission at WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson on January 10, 2010.
MAJOR TITLES WON: Interim WEC Lightweight Championship, WEC Lightweight Championship (current)
NOTABLE VICTORIES: Jamie Varner, Donald Cerrone, Shane Roller, Anthony Njokuani
NOTABLE LOSSES: Chad Klingensmith