Dan Henderson Denies That He Declined UFC Offer Of Lyoto Machida

Former Pride and Strikeforce multi-division champ Dan Henderson has yet to be booked for a second UFC fight after beating Mauricio Rua at UFC 139. The 42-year-old Henderson is eager to get back in the cage, but only against the right opponent.

Henderson initially declined a rematch against Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera, choosing instead to wait for a title shot against either light heavyweight champ Jon Jones or middleweight champ Anderson Silva. Dana White expressed his frustration recently since Henderson is in line behind Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen, respectively for each of those title shots.

White claimed that Henderson also turned down a LHW bout against ex-champ Lyoto Machida.

Henderson took to Twitter to contest that claim:

Was never offered machida. And even though he has lost 3 out of his last 4, I'm sure it would be entertaining. RT @Shawn91111: @danhendo Dana said this "He doesn't want to fight Machida He doesn't want to wait. He's going to have to wait. Who does he want to fight

What should Dana White and UFC matchmaker Joe Silva do with Henderson?

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