Originally posted on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 9/1/13
Wow that was over quick.  Anthony Pettis has defeated Benson Henderson at UFC164  by tapout at 4:31 of the first round due to an arm bar to win the Lightweight Championship. Early on in the round, Henderson was working over Henderson against the fence with kicks to the calves.  Halfway through the round, Pettis managed to break free.  While standing up, Pettis delivered 4 straight kicks to Henderson’s body that clearly had an effect.  After those kicks, the two exchanged blows in the middle of the ring,  Pettis wound up on his back and in the guard. What happened next was a fantastic move to get Benson in an arm bar which resulted in a submission and a new Lightweight Champion. Check out the GIFS of the submission after the jump. As always, thank you to @ZProphet_MMA for the awesome GIFs The post Anthony Pettis Defeats Benson Henderson By Arm Bar To Win Lightweight Championship At UFC 164 (GIFs) appeared first on Total Sports Blog.
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