Benson Henderson Net Worth Income Profile and Salary
Benson was born on November 16, 1983, in America. Benson is an American MMA who had won UFC lightweight and WEC lightweight championship. Benson Henderson is also known as Benson smooth and Bendo. He’s married to Maria Magana and has one son.
His mother is Korean and African American father, when he was just nine his mother insisted that he must take some fighting class lessons with his brother. ‘Tae kwon do’ is Korean traditional martial arts and his brother was a black belt in it. So he started learning fighting skills and MMA straight from the childhood. With the training sessions he attended school as well from 1998-2001, and after the school, he graduated in criminal justice and sociology from Dana College in 2006. He played wrestling in school and college and won small tournaments.
Henderson started his professional career in 2006 when he beat the opponent in his very first match against Dan Gregory. But lost his third match against Rocky Johnson via submission, this was the turning moment of his life. He worked hard afterward and won matches against Diego Saraiva, Anthony Njokuani, Shane Roller, Donald Cerrone and many others. He represented America in World Extreme Cage fighting, WEC lightweight championship, UFC, UFC lightweight, title lost and post title return, switching weight classes and Bellator MMA.
Benson Henderson Net Worth
He played 31 matches in total and won 24 of them three by knockouts ten by submissions and 11 by decisions. The name of his team is MMA Lab, and he ranks as a black belt in both Taekwondo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He’s active in UFC and WEC since 2006.
The net worth of Benson is 50 thousand dollars payroll of 165 salaries. The source of income is MMA/UFC and training houses.