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[VIDEO] Best fight ever? Watch Rua vs. Henderson I

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SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Dan Henderson punches Mauricio "Shogun" Rua during the UFC 139 event at the HP Pavilion on November 19, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Tonight, former champions Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Dan Henderson will headline the UFC Fight Night 38 card in Natal, Brazil, in a rematch of their epic 2011 first fight. To get ready for tonight's battle, check out their full first fight below.

As he often does, Henderson came out strong, throwing bomb-like punches at Rua. Despite appearing to be out on his feet multiple times in the first few rounds, Rua somehow managed to survive and then, mounted his own specatcular offense. Rua managed to dominate the last two rounds with take downs, scrambles, and used the mount position to land punch after punch to the head of Henderson.

It was then Henderson's turn to survive. The former Pride two-division champion did indeed survive and was rewarded with a decision win. Tonight, Rua is coming off of a win an Henderson the first KO loss of his career.

Enjoy their first fight below and get ready for what very well could be another great bout between two hungry legends in the main event of Fox Sports 1's UFC Fight Night.

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