Thatch and Henderson earned “Fight of the Night” honors and $50,000 each for their entertaining battle, which saw the latter end the fight with a fourth round, rear-naked-choke.
Thatch had won 10 straight bouts heading into the contest.
Ray Borg picked up one of the “Performance of the Night” awards, and $50K, for tapping out Chris Kelades with a third round, kimura.
The other “POTN” went to welterweight Neil Magny, who took out Kiichi Kunimoto with a third round, rear-naked-choke.
UFC FN 60 went down at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.