UFC 150 Results & Recap: Henderson Edges Edgar Once Again

After a close first encounter, a second fight was deemed necessary.

After UFC 150, we may need a third.

Benson Henderson managed to retain his UFC Lightweight Championship over Frankie Edgar in the main event of Saturday’s card, as two judges saw him winning a 48-47 decision, while another saw Edgar winning 49-46.

Most MMA writers feel that Edgar actually did win the fight, but most will also agree that neither man really dominated the fight.

Both fighters had high moments, but Edgar took on less damage this time around and Henderson didn’t seem to get into the same flow as he did in their first meeting.

Still, Edgar has now lost twice in a row to Henderson, no matter how close. It will be hard for the UFC to grant Edgar another title fight, as they have already committed to giving Nate Diaz the next shot.

In the co-main event, Donald Cerrone KO’d Melvin Guillard in an exciting and quick contest.

Guillard actually landed a big punch to open the fight and looked to be on the verge of an upset, but Cerrone gathered himself, and a minute later, landed a kick and right hand combo that put Guillard out cold.

The win for Cerrone keeps him in the discussion of top lightweight contenders, as his lone loss in the UFC is to Diaz by decision. Guillard now falls back out of the top 10, as he has been finished in the first round in two of his last three fights.

For complete results for UFC 150, click on the jump.

UFC 150 Results (Courtesy of MMAMania.com)

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012

Pepsi Center – Denver, Colorado

155 lbs.: Ben Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar (for UFC lightweight title)

155 lbs.: Donald Cerrone def. Melvin Guillard via knockout at 1:16 of round one

185 lbs.: Jake Shields def. Ed Herman via unanimous decision

185 lbs.: Yushin Okami def. Buddy Roberts via TKO at 3:05 of round two

145 lbs.: Max Holloway def. Justin Lawrence via TKO (liver punch) at 4:49 of round two

145 lbs.: Dennis Bermudez def. Tom Hayden via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:43 of round one

185 lbs.: Michael Kuiper def. Jared Hamman via TKO at 2:15 of round two

135 lbs.: Ken Stone vs. Erik Perez def. Ken Stone via TKO at 0:17 of round one

135 lbs.: Chico Camus def. Dustin Pague via unanimous decision

145 lbs.: Nik Lentz def. Eiji Mitsuoka via TKO at 3:45 of round one

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