Benson Henderson Puts On Masterclass in ‘Smooth’ Win Over Peter Queally – Bellator 285 Results (Highlights)

"Smooth" mixed up his techniques well to hand "The Showstopper" a loss

Benson Henderson
Credit: Bellator

Coming off a win over Islam Mamedov in his last outing in January, Benson Henderson returned to action against Peter Queally at Bellator 285 in Dublin, Ireland.

Bellator 285: Benson Henderson vs. Peter Queally

Round 1

Queally gets on the front foot straight away. Henderson moving on the outside. Benson making good use of his legs. Queally counters a takedown attempt but Henderson still has the single leg. Queally gets free. Henderson has Queally against the cage, trying to take him down. Queally is on one knee here taking knee strikes from Henderson. Huge elbow from Henderson before the exit. Queally blitzes in and Henderson shoots for a takedown. Queally gets up and returns to the middle. Big kick from Benson.

Round 2

A low blow by Henderson has Queally on the ground. Break time. Queally gets back to firing on the front foot. Right hand lands for Queally who tries to move himself to the cage as Henderson grapples. Henderson has Queally against the cage. Nice mix of strikes and grappling from Henderson. Henderson is holding on to Queally’s leg while in the clinch-like position against the cage. Queally gets free and returns to the middle. Good right from Henderson. Nice overhand right by Queally. Henderson rushes in for a nice elbow through the guard of Queally. Henderson has him against the fence. Henderson looking to land that elbow again rushing in.

Round 3

Queally continues on the front foot here. Henderson is not moving back as much. He slips an uppercut and gets a takedown. Henderson landing good elbows, keeping the pressure on Queally. Huge strikes from Henderson on the feet before taking Queally down again. Queally gets up to his feet but is still pinned against the cage by Henderson. Henderson takes him down again.

Round 4

Henderson lands a solid elbow. Queally is hurt here. Henderson has him against the cage landing some light strikes trying to capitalize on that terrific elbow. Henderson keeping up the relentless pressure. Nice body shot by Henderson. Queally doing well to avoid a takedown against the cage. Benson going for the body shots. Henderson eats an elbow from Queally while grappling. Henderson still has Queally’s left leg. Queally eats a big knee at the end.

Round 5

Huge kick to the body by Henderson. Queally with an outside low kick. Nice up from leg kick from Benson. Henderson goes for the single leg and has Queally against the cage, still on the feet. Queally gets out and return to the middle. Big shot to the body from Henderson before pinning him back to the cage. Henderson lands a kick from the ground.

Official Result:  Benson Henderson defeats Peter Queally via unanimous decision (49-45 x3).

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