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Bendo's contract almost up with Bellator, do they re-sign him?

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  1. Go Go Plata

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    https://mmajunkie.com/2018/10/benso...mmajunkie&utm_medium=recirc&utm_campaign=rail

    I think even if he loses to Awad, there's still some value in his name and they re-sign him.
     
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    Probably not because he's been a huge bust
     
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    Sounds like One FC already contacted him with a big payday?
     
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    He will be a big star there, especially in Korea.
     
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    Come back to ufc Bendo and take on khabib like you always wanted. :)
     
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    A gatekeeper in Bellator probably wasn't the plan for Benson or Coker.
     
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    I remember talk of him potentially winning both Bellator LW and WW titles. Now people are saying he's out of his prime.

    He's been overshadowed by Rory and Gay-guard. I'd rather see Benson back in the UFC tbh.
     
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    He’s boring as fuck and hasn’t beaten anybody good. Then again bellator’s LW division is garbage so he could be a good name for a prospect to beat. That is if they ever sign any prospects at 155.
     
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    His disclosed pay against Chandler and Pitbull was only $50k. Not much pay to take a cut of.
     
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    Khabib will have to finish. Ben is a decision machine. Even if Khabib beats him for 5rounds, Benson will win a split.
     
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    extremely unlikely he re-signs with bellator.
     
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    That’s my boy benson, just needs to comb his air while getting gnp’ed by khabib for the decision.
     
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    he said he'll go wherever they pay him the most. Doubt UFC has much interest in bringing him back, he's been a bust in Bellator.

    So if a OneFC or Rizin or someone like that comes with a nice offer he'll go there, if not then maybe Bellator gives him a lower offer than he makes now but its best offer on the table and he stays there.

    I dont see Bellator really paying more than they are now to keep him. He's been overshadowed by bigger signings like Rory and Mousasi who won titles. There is still value in him but its more as a mid card fighter not a main event guy anymore.
     
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    I'd love to see him fight Alvarez, so hope they both end up in the same place.
     
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    That's why I think they'll pick him up - and they don't mind small men.
     
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    ONE or that PFL million.
     
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    What organization would offer Henderson a lot of money at this point? He's had an excellent career that the hardcore fans respect, but he doesn't bring in many eyeballs or ticket sales. And he's also 34 and well past his best.

    Just because he is half-Korean, I don't think he automatically gets a big contract from OneFC either, as they have been very smart and economical with their signings.

    There is a chance he simply re-signs with Bellator for less money due to a lack of options.
     
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    I thought about that. Was thinking that ROAD FC might sign him.
     
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    i hope so.

    Aoki vs Benson !!!!!
     
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