Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 8/21/13
December 16, 2010 – nearly every MMA fan can tell you exactly where they were and who they were with that fateful night when Anthony Pettis (pictured) landed his unforgettable “Showtime Kick” on Benson Henderson to win the WEC lightweight title. Much has transpired for both fighters in the past three years. Henderson went on to capture the UFC lightweight crown and successfully defend it three times, while Pettis will be sniffing his first championship affair in the black Octagon when he challenges Henderson for his throne at UFC 164. However, no matter what goes down August 31, Henderson and Pettis will forever be linked in MMA history. Despite the fact the UFC has replayed the highlight reel about a zillion times by now, Henderson claims he’s pretty much put the “Showtime Kick” in his rear-view mirror. “That’s the way life goes sometimes,” Henderson said Tuesday of the sensational strike. “You prepare yourself, prepare yourself, get ready – have weeks and weeks and months and years of
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