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Sunday, Aug 12, 2012

UFC 150: Ben Henderson Narrowly Defends Lightweight Title In Rematch With Frankie Edgar

Henderson (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Benson Henderson retained the UFC Lightweight Championship tonight in Denver, Colorado, however, the dynamic fighter once again needed the judge’s scorecards to defeat former champ Frankie Edgar.

While Henderson’s unanimous decision victory over Edgar in February was extremely competitive, this time around the champion only received the nod from two judges and was awarded the split decision win.

In the co-main-event, lightweight Donald Cerrone survived an early onslaught from the powerful Melvin Guillard, and finished his former teammate with a head kick and punch combination.

Here are the results from tonight’s UFC 150 card.

Benson Henderson def. Frankie Edgar via split decision (46-49, 48-47-48-47)

Donald Cerrone def. Melvin Guillard via knockout (punch) R1, 1:16

Jake Shields def. Ed Herman via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Yushin Okami def. Buddy Roberts via TKO (strikes) R2, 3:05

Max Holloway def. Justin Lawrence via TKO (strikes) R2, 4:49

Dennis Bermudez def. Tommy Hayden via submission (standing guillotine choke) R1, 4:43

Michael Kuiper def. Jared Hamman via TKO (punch) R2, 2:16

Erik Perez def. Ken Stone via TKO (strikes) R1, 0:17

Chico Camus def. Dustin Pague via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Nik Lentz def. Eiji Mitsuoka via TKO (strikes) R1, 3:45


posted by FCF Staff @ 1:24 am
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