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Ben Henderson - more than meets the eye

By CASEY OLSON, Federal Way Mirror Sports editor - Ben “Smooth” Henderson isn’t what you think about when you picture a mixed martial arts fighter. 

He wasn’t the toughest kid on the playground in elementary school. He wasn’t the kid everybody was afraid of when he strolled through the halls at Lakota Middle School, and Henderson definitely didn’t send kids scurrying while at Decatur.