Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/8/12
Benson Henderson vs Nate Diaz Round 5: 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 on him. Diaz going for a kimura but Henderson takes him down to rob him of the necessary leverage. Diaz back to his feet but Henderson still in control. Diaz manages to get a takedown but Henderson reverses in the scramble. They're back standing but the fight is clearly over and a half-hearted kick from Diaz shows that the challenger knows it. A brilliant performance from the champion who ruthlessly neutralized Diaz's offense. Judges have it 50-43 (don't get that one), 50-45 and 50-45 for the champion Benson Henderson. With the exception of the third round the fight was never close enough to really reach th...
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