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Rousimar Palhares Vs. Dan Henderson At UFC 88 Confirmed

Bebeo Duarte – Brazilian Top Team Leader – informed to Tatame Magazine Dan Henderson has accepted fight Rousimar Palhares and Joe Silva, UFC matchmaker, agreed.

“Murilo (Bustamante) stated he would like to see “Toquinho” (Palhares’s Brazilian nickname) fighting tougher opponents and it seems UFC heard him. We’re hopeful he does an excellent job versus Dan Henderson. The plan is go ahead to the belt as soon as possible. Of course Henderson is a hard guy but we’re sure Toquinho will get into the line for the title. He is focused to become the champion.”

This fight will take part of UFC 88, September 6th.

Palhares is one of the best fighters who appeared in MMA scene recently. The guy tries to get the submission all moments during the fight and he usually reach the success. He has victories over Fabio Nascimento, Daniel Acacio and Helio Dipp for submission.

Dan Henderson is a rounded fighter who became champion in two Pride divisions: Light and Middleweight. Anderson “The Spyder” Silva defeated him but he keeps doing a great career which already have won Wanderlei Silva and Rodrigo Nogueira.

This challenge versus Henderson will put Rosimar Palhares under pressure? Nobody knows. Let’s wait and check this amazing bout.