UFC 150: Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar II Result
Edgar's last shot.
UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II
Pepsi Center in Denver, CO
August 11, 2012
Commentators: Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan
UFC lightweight championship bout: Benson Henderson (16-2) vs. Frankie Edgar (14-2-1)
Fast Facts about Benson Henderson:
- Former WEC lightweight champion
- Notable wins over Frankie Edgar, Donald Cerrone (twice), Jim Miller, and Jamie Varner
- Five UFC/WEC fight bonuses
Fast Facts about Frankie Edgar:
- Former UFC lightweight champion Notable wins over BJ Penn (twice), Gray Maynard, Sean Sherk, and Jim Miller
- Six UFC fight bonuses
- Three consecutive rematches
Herb Dean is our referee. Here comes Round Six. Crowd behind homestate boy Bendo. Leg kick by Bendo. Combo by Edgar. Accidental groin shot by Edgar, but Bendo says let's fight on. Combo by Edgar. Leg kick by Bendo caught Edgar a bit off balance. Another leg kick gets Edgar off balance. Another quick combo by Edgar. Leg kick by Bendo hurts Edgar, who goes down. Bendo tries to do something on the ground, but Edgar gets back up.
There might be a leg injury we don't know about with Edgar or his leg kicks are just Jose' Aldo-effective tonight. Edgar's calf is swelled. High kick by Edgar. Combo by Bendo. Knee to the body by Bendo. Leg kick by Edgar. Leg kick by Edgar caught. Takedown by Edgar. Bendo gets a guillotine. Edgar was OK as the round ends.
Nate Diaz shown in the crowd. He gets the winner of this fight. High kick by Edgar. Leg kick by Bendo gets Edgar down again. The calf is bright red as Rogan points out. Smart game plan by Bendo, trying to take away Edgar's speed. Combo by Edgar. Body kick by Bendo caught. Edgar answers with a kick of his own. Booker T style axe kick by Bendo misses by a mile, but it looked cool. Low kick by Bendo caught. Edgar tags Bendo with a right hand and knocks him down. Bendo down on his knees. Edgar has a front face lock, trying to get the choke. It's so tough to submit Bendo, who has great guillotine defense. Bendo back up to his feet, but Edgar still has that front face lock and choke attempt.
Bendo has his hand down, so Edgar can't knee him in the head. Bendo down on his knees, but is able to get free and both back on their feet. Right by Edgar. Bendo goes for a takedown. Sprawl by Edgar. Edgar gets that front face lock again. His hands are down, so no knees to the head, but when Bendo gets up, he eats a shot. Edgar bleeding from the nose that's been damaged his last three fight. Good round for Edgar.