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Michael Bisping thinks Dan Henderson is too 'old and washed up' for a rematch

Middleweight contender Michael Bisping has some harsh words for his old rival Dan Henderson who famously KO'd him at UFC 100.

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Brash brit Michael Bisping joined Karyn Bryant of MMAHeat yesterday and was asked to reflect back on his devastating loss to Dan Henderson at UFC 100. The Pride legend carries enough charge in his right hand to stiffen a Buffalo, and Dan wasted little time in unleashing his favorite weapon against Michael Bisping's jawline in 2009.

The desolating overhand right Hendo crumpled his TUF nemesis with was showcased to over 1.6 million viewers, and is renowned as one of the most iconic knockouts in UFC history. Despite six years passing since the KO, Bisping still receives gifs and images of Hendo's finishing blow from fans on social media - Mike takes it all on the chin:

"That fight was six years ago. It's a part of MMA history, it doesn't bother me in the slightest. Y'know it's funny on Twitter, people - if I say something, y'know, they'll post a gif of me being punched or something. Dan Henderson's very proud of it, he likes to post it now and again. Get over it, you think that really bothers me? It really doesn't," Bisping said to Karyn Bryant.

The 36-year-old then discussed how a fan asked if he'd be interested in a rematch with his former foe:

"I wouldn't lower myself to a rematch with Dan Henderson because that guy is so washed up and so old and so decrepit - I think we'd have a hard time getting it licensed. That guys just so slow and I think he's had far too many blows to the head. I would love to get my revenge on Dan Henderson, but it just wouldn't be fair."

Dan Henderson serves in the UFC as one of their oldest combatants, slugging it out in the Octagon at 44 years of age, with 18 years of MMA experience under his belt. The 43-fight veteran has electrified fans over the years, conquering championship titles and notable chins, pulsating arena's with a library of fight of the night performances, but the aging former champ has struggled as of late with the ticking of his biological clock.

Hendo is 1-5 in his last six Octagon outings, succumbing to the knockout power of Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi, the superior Olympic wrestling of Daniel Cormier and dropping split decision losses to Rashad Evans and Lyoto Machida. Hendo is scheduled to face Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 68 on June 6.

Michael Bisping is booked up with C.B. Dollaway for the watered down UFC 186 card on Saturday evening. If Bisping and Henderson emerge victorious in their upcoming bouts, perhaps a rematch between the two rivals would serve as an appetizing future Fight Night main event.

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