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Pushing the limits

He might be 41, but Dan Henderson shows no signs of slowing down

Updated: August 24, 2011, 12:25 PM ET
By Michael Huang | ESPN The Magazine
Dan Henderson Josh Hedges/Forza LLC/Forza LLC via Getty ImagesAt 41, Dan Henderson took out MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko on July 30.

At 41, the Strikeforce light heavyweight champ is older than any other MMA strapholder. But he says he has no plans to stop doing what he does best: slug away.

The Mag: You took down Fedor Emelianenko on July 30. How did it feel to be the underdog?
DH: Just because he's got some mystique about him doesn't mean he's going to come out and beat my ass.