Benson Henderson Earns Black Belt (VIDEO)

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Benson Henderson was recently awarded his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt from MMA Lab head coach John Crouch.

Henderson is the currently UFC lightweight champion. Defeating Frankie Edgar, Nate Diaz, and Gilbert Melendez to establish himself as the top lightweight in the world.

He will be defending his title against Red Hot TJ Grant next. Grant defeated Gray Maynard at UFC 160  by TKO to earn the victory.

Plenty of high profile fighters and athletes give their congrats to Benson Henderson on his amazing accomplishment. Check out the video to see who pops up. Some might surprise you.