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Benson Henderson Wants to "Cement" Champion Status by Beating Frankie Edgar at UFC 150

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Many people feel that to truly become a champion, you have to defend the title at least once. UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will attempt to do just that this Saturday night against Frankie Edgar at UFC 150: Henderson Vs. Edgar II.

"I feel like I am the lightweight champion, but I want to cement it by defending it," said Henderson, during the pre-fight press conference Thursday. "It will make it feel that much better."

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Henderson has discussed numerous times wanting to defend the title more than UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva who currently holds the record for title defenses.

"People have long-term goals. In business, the long-term goal is to be a Fortune 500 company," Henderson said. "My long-term goal, since I started fighting, was to be the best ever, period. I'm not looking past anybody, but my long-term goal is to do it like Joe Louis (boxing great) and control the weight class."

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Henderson and Edgar will take place from Denver, Colorado on pay-per-view. FightLine will have complete coverage of the entire event.

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