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Iole: Henderson 'on verge' of signing with Strikeforce

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In what comes as a little bit of a shock, the UFC and Dan Henderson are unable to come to terms on a new agreement, and according to Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports, the former PRIDE 205- and 185-pound champion could be signing with Strikeforce.

Henderson could not be reached for comment Friday, but White confirmed he was unable to come to terms with Henderson. White did not immediately confirm whether the UFC retains the right to match contract offers under the terms of Henderson’s previous deal. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker did not return phone calls.

White, though, said he wanted to re-sign Henderson but couldn’t agree on the money in a new deal.

"We have a good relationship with Henderson, and there are no hard feelings," White said. "He had a figure he believed he was worth, and we had our own figure, and we weren’t able to get together."

This would be a huge signing for Strikeforce, considering Henderson is coming off a coaching stint on "The Ultimate Fighter 9" and a much-seen and replayed knockout over Michael Bisping at UFC 100.