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Hendo not open to Rampage, would take Sonnen - White

ESPN staff
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UFC president Dana White is convinced Dan Henderson would fight any man in the world, as long as a UFC title was on the line.

White has been frustrated by Henderson's reluctance to commit to potential bouts, with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Lyoto Machida reportedly not to the veteran's liking. The reason? Neither man offers him a UFC title.

Henderson has since been linked to a war with Rampage Jackson, whom he previously lost a decision against in a fight to unify Pride and UFC titles.

However, White has once again confirmed that Henderson will wait for the winner of Jon Jones v Rashad Evans at light-heavyweight, or the winner of Anderson Silva v Chael Sonnen in the 185lb division.

"He wants a title fight. He either wants Anderson Silva or whoever has the belt at 185 or the winner of Evans and Jones," White said. "Last time I talked to Henderson, he wanted to wait to fight one of these guys for the title.

"He'll fight whoever has that belt. Dan doesn't seem too picky, I think he would fight Chael Sonnen [if he won the belt from Silva]."

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