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"This would sharpen you up and make you ready for a bit of the old ultra-violence."
Anthony Pettis kicked off the Main Card of UFC 144 with a bang. The Duke Roufus wunderkind's 1st round head kick KO of Joe Lauzon netted him his second bonus during his Zuffa tenure so far.
The upkick that Benson Henderson landed (that likely stole him the 2nd Round) on then Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar has been dubbed as the turning point of the fight. After Henderson broke up the bridge of Edgar's nose he followed up with some stellar ground and pound for the remaining handful of seconds he had to work with. Was Edgar saved by the bell? Would this upkick of knocked out or made any other fighter not named Frank Edgar quit?
What this upkick did was change the judges, and the fans introspective about the fight going on in front of them. Henderson became the dominant fighter at this moment. The stats tell us that Edgar landed more strikes and hit more takedowns than Hen...
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SAITAMA, February 26 – In one of the most exciting fights in UFC history, Ben Henderson defeated Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision to win the UFC lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 144 at the Saitama Super Arena near Tokyo, Japan.
At two separate points, Henderson had Edgar on the brink of defeat, once...
Terez Owens caught Frankie Edgar Filming a commercial for FOX and asked him a bunch of “Pop Culture” related questions. Check it out. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News)
Benson Henderson can officially put the "Showtime Kick" in his rear view.
The former WEC lightweight champion became the current UFC lightweight champion in Japan just moments ago after leaving Frankie Edgar bruised and battered. While Edgar did have the advantage over Henderson when it came to total strikes and takedows, Henderson left the cage looking the same as...
New UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson.Eye OnSports is giving big ups to new UFC lightweight Ben Henderson this morning after Henderson beat reigning champion Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision in their UFC 144 showdown at Saitama Super Arena in Japan on Saturday night.The former WEC lightweight champion man-handled the smaller Edgar in a matchup that should clearly set the...
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) -- Ben Henderson claimed the UFC lightweight title with a unanimous decision over Frankie Edgar at UFC 144 on Saturday night.
Ryan Bader survived a frightening fall onto his neck to win every round in a unanimous decision over Japanese favorite Rampage Jackson in the co-main event of the UFC's first show in Japan since 2000.
Henderson, the former WEC lightweight...
Sherdog.com will report from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, at 7:30 p.m. ET with play-by-play and live results of UFC 144 “Edgar vs. Henderson,” which is headlined by a UFC lightweight title contest between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Ben Henderson.
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For a card that was stacked on paper, UFC 144 truly delivered this past weekend in Japan with submissions, knockouts and all out wars.
Fighters who were considered the favorites came up short and while former champions like Frankie Edgar fought heroically, he still came up on losing end of a tough decision.
“I think he is going to get it” The UFC president was short on words when asked during tonight’s post-fight press conference if Anthony Pettis will be next in-line to get the title. It would appear as if knocking out Joe Lauzon tonight was enough to earn a shot at the UFC’s lightweight title that [...]
Way to many word to describe this video, I guess this kid has a story with video he can show and tell the rest of his life.. Huge fan of Cerrone but dude must have had a brain fart when he unleashed that two piece on the kid.. Thanks to CagePotato for the video.-TO
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