Victory Henry ranked the #1 United States Bantamweight on Tapology. Com is making his Rizin debut at Rizin 18( August 18th). Victor Henry is fighting Middle East Prospect, Trent Girdham. Fighter with a 11-2 record. Rizin would be the perfect home for Victory Henry, Hope he stays to become a rising star for Rizin.
Victor Henry has a six fight winning streak, Looking to make it seven fights with a win over Trent Girdham. Henry fighting for Rizin the former Pride Promotion is the 5th best MMA promotion in the world. Be the smartest decision of Henry’s career at 32 years old. Fight for Rizin for the rest of his career and become a future Rizin Bantamweight Champion.
“Right after I won the Deep title my manager came up to me and said, ‘hey the promoter from Rizin is actually interested in you, is that something you want to pursue?’ And I was like, ‘yeah, I’m down to fight wherever and whoever’. So ever since then we’ve kind of been in talks going here back and forth. And finally we reached agreement. So here we are.”https://asianmma.com/victor-henry-says-hes-just-in-it-for-the-fight-ahead-of-rizin-18/
Henry already the #1 US Bantamweight Prospect, With a win over Trent Girdham can give Henry the opportunity to fight Rizin and Bellator Bantamweight Champion Kyoji Horiguchi.
Kyoji Horiguchi is the current Rizin bantamweight champion. He will be headlining the event in Nagoya and Henry knows a win over Girdham could leave him in line for a title shot.https://asianmma.com/victor-henry-says-hes-just-in-it-for-the-fight-ahead-of-rizin-18/
The American’s willingness to travel all over the world and his ‘anyone, anytime’ mentality has paid dividends. He’s scaling the pinnacle of the sport and a win at Rizin 18 could earn him a shot at arguably the best bantamweight in the world.
Excited for Victor Henry Rizin debut at Rizin 18.