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Henderson is ready, Maynard isn't, more

Updated: January 12, 2010, 12:35 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

They're supposed to be on an uneven playing field, but in a battle between who looked more impressive at 155 pounds this week, the WEC's Benson Henderson rolled right over the UFC's Gray Maynard.

The 11-1 Henderson stuck out two tough rounds against relative veteran Jamie Varner to earn a flash submission victory that unified the WEC's lightweight title. It was a gauntlet that ended with a sudden reversal. Maynard, by comparison, whiffed strikes at a lanky Nate Diaz to earn a plodding ...

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