Benson Henderson Injured, Fight To Win Pro 51 Gets New Main Event

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Benson Henderson has been forced out of his main event match with JT Torres, originally scheduled for Fight To Win Pro 51 this weekend. 

The Brooklyn, NY, submission-only event, which goes down on Saturday, Oct. 21, live on FloGrappling, gets a new main event in the form of a black belt lightweight no-gi title match between Gianni Grippo (Marcelo Garcia BJJ) and Justin Rader (Lovato BJJ). 

Henderson is suffering from an injury related to his most recent MMA fight. It was not possible to find a replacement opponent to face Torres, the 2017 ADCC champion, on such late notice.

The event features over 25 submission-only jiu-jitsu superfights, with top athletes such as Jake Shields, Murilo Santana, Mansher Khera, Marcos Tinoco, and more. 

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