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UFC lightweight champion Ben “Smooth” Henderson successfully defended his title against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC on FOX 5. It was an excellent all-around performance for Henderson who executed a perfect gameplan to dominate all aspects of the fight. Check out some of the fight highlights in the video below courtesy of Fox Sports.
Video: UFC on FOX 5: Henderson/Diaz highlights
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Proudest Mom Ever? Benson Henderson put a shellacking on Nate Diaz in Seattle, Washington last night. It was the type of dominant championship performances that left fans wondering, who's next? One could argue that Benson's victories (especially the one at UFC 150) over Frankie Edgar weren't decisive enough to establish him as the undisputed #1 lightweight in the...
SEATTLE -- On the biggest stage the sport has ever had, at the final show of the UFCs inaugural year on FOX, after a dominating five-round victory to keep his lightweight belt, Benson Henderson grabbed the microphone in the middle of the Octagon and said this: Seattle! Key Arena! I can do all things through Christ!
It was just as powerful of a statement as Hendersons relentless...
Benson Henderson took it to Nate Diaz last night and proved himself as the champion. Larry Fitzgerald is one of the best players and men in the NFL and the 2 have plenty in common.
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UFC on Fox 5 is the best card ever on free tv, tonight can’t come soon enough…I’m going with Rory MacDonald, Shogun Rua and Nate Diaz by punches to the face.-TO
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Benson Henderson vs Nate Diaz
The two are yet again fighting in the clinch up against the cage. The stalemate is ended by a huge slam from Henderson. Henderson threatens with a choke when Diaz gives up his back, but settles for laying in some heavy elbows and punches when the challenger rolls back onto his back. Diaz gets back to his feet but Henderson is still right...
The lightweight title is on the line at UFC on FOX 5 when champion Ben Henderson takes on challenger Nate Diaz.
The stacked main card also features the return of MMA legend BJ Penn who takes on welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald. In addition, the next number one light heavyweight contender will be determined when Alexander Gustafsson meets Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
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The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” take place today inside Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Nate Diaz (Pictured) challenges lightweight champ Benson Henderson for his crown in Friday’s featured attraction. A light heavyweight top contender bout between Mauricio...
Main Card Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Lightweight Benson Henderson (c) vs. Nate Diaz Note 1 Light Heavyweight Mauricio Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Welterweight B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald Welterweight Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown Preliminary Card (FX) Lightweight Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens Bantamweight Raphael Assunção vs. Mike Easton Lightweight...
The UFC On FOX 5 fights themselves did come through, as most contests were exciting, entertaining and featured a number of finishes. Although not everything went according to plan.
UFC champion Benson Henderson channeled his inner Razor Ramon during his fight with Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 5…Was Benson proving a point with the toothpick in his mouth? By the way, If Nate Diaz had won with something like that in his mouth the commision would probably ban him for life.
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