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“UFC 150: Henderson Vs. Edgar II” Results

Welcome to FightLine’s live coverage of UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II.

Tonight’s fight card comes to us live from the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. As always, our live coverage of the main card is brought to you by UFC Internet Pay-Per-View on Yahoo! Sports.

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Nik Lentz vs. Eiji Mitsuoka

We begin with action in the UFC’s featherweight division, as Nik Lentz (23-5-2) takes on Eiji Mitsuoka (18-8-2). Our referee will be Tim Mills.

Round 1: Lentz comes right in with a solid 1-2 combo and a knee to the body. Lentz working the front headlock, but Mitsuoka avoids any serious submission attempt. Lentz takes the back and pushes Mitsuoka up against the cage. Lentz with a big takedown, but Mitsuoka is able to get to his feet with little resistance. Lentz holds on and throws Mitsuoka down for a second takedown, locking in a hook. Lentz catches Mitsuoka coming out with big right, rushes in and gets a third takedown while going into mount position. Lentz avoids a sweep attempt and takes the back, but Mitsuoka is able to get to his feet. Lentz locks his hands around the waist and scores a fourth takedown on four attempts, throwing quick, sharp rights to the face of Mitsuoka. Both hooks are in for Lentz with just over 90 seconds to go. Lentz hammering away with lefts and rights. The referee tells Mitsuoka to fight back, but after several more lefts and rights, that is it. Lentz finishes what looks like a very tired Mitsuoka, possibly due to the altitude-effect.

Nik Lentz def. Eiji Mitsuoka via TKO (strikes) 3:45 of Round 1

Dustin Pague vs. Chico Camus

Our first FX prelim features bantamweights Dustin Pague (11-6) and Chico Camus (11-3). The referee will be Tom Johnson.

Round 1: Pague with a big left to start, followed by a spinning kick. Pague with a jab, but Camus counters right back. Left courtesy of Pague lands, but Camus catches a kick and throws Pague to his back, winding up in a good position against the cage. Pague with a triangle on the body, attempting to work it towards the head. Pague continuing to land some nasty elbows while still working for the submission. Camus has been in this triangle-body lock for a while now, but it appears that Pague is losing the hold, and he does. Under a minute to go and Camus is landing some nice blows from the top. Pague nearly locks an arm/shoulder submission up, but Camus rolls out and escapes.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Pague

Round 2: Camus fires off a combo, but Pague catches a kick and flips Camus to the ground. Camus blocks a nice elbow attempt by Pague and gets to his feet, landing a nice jab. Camus doing a nice job of working for control on the mat after landing a big strike. Camus goes into side control, but Pague able to get back to full guard without taking any damage from Camus. A minute to go in the round and Pague looks to be trying for another triangle. Camus hitting Pague with some nice elbows from the top position.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Camus

Round 3: Pague right away gets a body lock and is attempting to secure a choke less than 30 seconds into the round. Pague in control right now, pulling the arms back and landing some nice shots to the head and body. Camus slips out and is now in control, landing a nice left strike that has cut Pague open over his right eye. Camus not showing any Octagon jitters in his debut fight, working to mount Pague now with just under two minutes to go in the round. Pague locks up a leg, and is trying to secure an arm but Camus powers him back to the canvas. Camus in full mount again, unloading on Pague and taking his back. Camus attempting to get a rear-naked choke locked in with 30 seconds to go in the middle of the Octagon. Camus locks in one-arm, but Pague says he is fine and the clock expires.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Camus

Chico Camus def. Dustin Pague via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Ken Stone vs. Erik Perez

We remain in the bantamweight division, as Ken Stone (11-3) battles Erik Perez (11-4). The third man inside the Octagon will be Herb Dean.

Round 1: Perez goes to an inside leg kick, catches him with a right that floors Stone and follows up. Stone seemed to be recovering, but the ref had already decided to step in. Perez ate a right and landed a huge shot of his own that caused Stone to go face-first on the mat. Three times Stone was hit hard enough to look like he was out. It seemed that each time Perez hit him again, that woke Stone back up.

Erik Perez def. Ken Stone via TKO (strikes) at :17 of Round 1

Jared Hamman vs. Michael Kuiper

We head to the middleweight ranks next, as Jared Hamman (13-4) goes up against Michael Kuiper (11-1). Adam Martinez will be the ref. Hamman announced as fighting out of Denver, which gets a solid pop from the crowd.

Round 1: Hamman goes to work on the legs of Kuiper, landing a pair of quick strikes. Kuiper the more effective striker in the early going. Kuiper with a takedown, but unable to do much damage and Hamman lands a knee on his way up to his feet. Kuiper landing some uncontested blows to Hamman, as Kuiper beings teeing off on Hamman. Now, Hamman is firing back, but Kuiper floors him with a big right. Flying knee misses by Kuiper, and Hamman hits a solid 1-2. Kuiper, though, onloads with several uncontested shots, including a huge left. Kuiper with a head kick, and Kuiper is waiting for the right moment to strike. Hamman wobbles, as his leg appears to be seriously injured and the round comes to an end.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Kuiper

Round 2: Hamman tells his corner he has a muscle issue in his leg, but he comes back out to start the second. Hamman coming forward, but Kuiper lands a big left. Kuiper going for the leg, which is believed to have a torn thigh muscle in it. Kuiper with a pair of big right counters. Kuiper floors Hamman and jumps on top, but Hamman survives and rolls through to get to his feet. Honestly, I have no idea how Hamman is still upright. Again, Kuiper tees off and drops Hamman, but Hamman fires a big knee to the head of Kuiper. The third time is enough, as Kuiper floors Hamman again and the referee steps in before any further damage can be done.

Michael Kuiper def. Jared Hamman via KO (punch) at 2:16 of Round 2

Dennis Bermudez vs. Tommy Hayden

Our final prelim contest features featherweights Dennis Bermudez (8-3) and Tommy Hayden (8-1). Bermudez is a former runner-up on The Ultimate Fighter, while Hayden is debuting in the weight class. The referee will be Tom Johnson.

Round 1: Bermudez just misses with a big right, as it appears he is looking for that blow. Bermudez picks up Hayden, carries him across the Octagon, and slams him to the mat. Hayden works out and the two square off again. Bermudez with a nice inside leg kick, and fends off a takedown attempt by Hayden. They sprawl, and Bermudez goes to work on the head and neck of Hayden. Bermudez spins to the back, but is unable to get around and Hayden scrambles up. Hayden lands a knee that floors Bermudez and he goes right for a choke, locking in both of his legs. Bermudez has one arm trapped and Hayden is attempting to secure the rear-naked choke. Bermudez never saw that knee coming, but he’s able to work out, avoid an armbar with a slam and is landing some heavy punishment to the face of Hayden. Bermudez into mount, working towards side control with less than a minute to go in the round. Bermudez rocks Hayden, and begins locking in a front choke, pulling harder and Hayden is trapped against the cage. Nowhere for Hayden to go, Bermudez cranks harder and Hayden taps out.

Dennis Bermudez def. Tommy Hayden via submission (standing guillotine choke) at 4:43 of Round 1


Justin Lawrence vs. Max Holloway

We open up our pay-per-view main card with featherweights Justin Lawrence (4-0) and Max Holloway (5-1). Holloway, at 20 years old, is the youngest fighter in the UFC. The referee will be Josh Rosenthal.

Round 1: Lawrence starts off with an interesting kick that backs Holloway up. Holloway fires back with a kick to the face that just misses. Lawrence with a big overhand right that fails to connect, and Holloway lands a combo. Lawrence tries to catch Holloway coming in with a counter. Swooping left jab courtesy of Lawrence, and he catches a kick attempt from Holloway. Quick jab to the face of Holloway, and Lawrence gets caught with a kick to the groin area. We will have a break for Lawrence to clear his thoughts. Lawrence with a small cut over his right eye, but he’s good to continue. Spinning back kick by Lawrence misses, but has Holloway worried. Holloway catches Lawrence coming in with a quick jab, but Lawrence grabs a leg and gets a takedown. Holloway back to his feet and they square off. Blood starting to pour from Lawrence’s face now, and it appears there are multiple lacerations. Holloway finding his groove, but Lawrence quick catches him off guard with a nice strike. Holloway throws a flying knee that catches Lawrence low, and this time, Lawrence isn’t as gracious about it.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Holloway

Round 2: Side-kick by Lawrence lands. More kicks by Lawrence, and Holloway looks more tentative to start the round. Front-kick by Lawrence is followed up by a quick jab combo. Overhand right and a spinning back-fist combination move from Lawrence. Stiff left and a nice right land directly to chin/face of Lawrence by Holloway. These two seem very content with standing and trading, as Holloway stuffs a takedown attempt by Lawrence as soon as I write that. Lawrence with a solid uppercut hits the chin of Holloway. More nice combination work from Lawrence, throwing the overhand right and snapping a left jab off. Lawrence fires in, but his double-leg attempt is fended off by Holloway. Just over a minute to go and Holloway hurts Lawrence with a knee to the body. Exchange by the two, and Holloway lands a body shot that curls Lawrence up on the ground. Holloway pounces and finishes off Lawrence with several uncontested strikes.

Max Holloway def. Justin Lawrence via TKO (strikes) at 4:49 of Round 2

Buddy Roberts vs. Yushin Okami

Middleweights Buddy Roberts (12-2) and Yushin Okami (26-7) are up next. Roberts has won six straight, while Okami is coming off two consecutive losses. The referee will be Herb Dean.

Round 1: Roberts tries to catch Okami early, firing off several lefts and rights that back Okami up. Roberts with a head kick and Okami seems fine with waiting for his opening. Roberts landing several nice jabs and inside leg kicks. Big left hook just a glancing blow by Roberts, but it appeared to hurt Okami. Knees to the body by Roberts. Okami switches things and takes the back, but Okami is unable to get him to the canvas. Okami finally gets him down, but Roberts doing a nice job of avoiding the submission attempts so far. Okami appears to be working for a crucifix as we approach 30 seconds left. Okami switches to the mount, Roberts rolls over and Okami has his back, landing some nice lefts and rights to the head. Okami teeing off, but the bell sounds and the round is over.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Okami

Round 2: Roberts catches Okami and backs him up, landing a nice strike. Okami able to get Roberts down, but Roberts attempts to lock in a guillotine choke. Roberts is unsuccessful, but gets to his feet. Okami drops down and gets a takedown with a double-leg. Okami takes the back and is teeing off much like the end of round one. Over two minutes to go, and Roberts isn’t defending himself. This one doesn’t have much longer to go, as the referee is on top of hte action. Despite Roberts blocking most of the shots, the referee still ends it because Roberts wasn’t doing much on bottom.

Yushin Okami def. Buddy Roberts via TKO (strikes) at 3:05 of Round 2

Jake Shields vs. Ed Herman

We will get to see Jake Shields (27-6-1) make his middleweight debut in the UFC, as the former 185-pound champion takes on Ed Herman (20-7). The third man inside the Octagon will be Adam Martinez.

Round 1: Shields with a nice leg kick, but Herman is landing some big blows. Herman attempts a takedown, but Shields slips his own takedown and Herman pops right back up. Shields throws a knee up and attempts a guillotine, but is unable to secure it. Shields takes Herman down and is on top of him against the fence. Shields takes the back, but Herman is able to avoid the submission attempt. Herman with a knee to the body, and avoids another trip takedown attempt by Shields. Under two minutes to go and either fighter could steal this opening round with a strong finish. Knee to the body by Herman, as Shields releases a choke attempt and shoots in for a takedown. Herman is able to stay upright this time, and pushes Shields up against the fence. Shields with a knee to the body as the round comes to an end.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Shields

Round 2: Shields gets the takedown off the bat in the second, working in side control and landing some elbows. Shields attempting a kimura with just over three minutes to go, but Herman escapes it for now. Shields going back to work with the elbows, but is warned by the ref to watch the placement. Shields in a controlling position, landing lefts and rights while in the guard of Herman. On his back, Herman is attempting to hit Shields with some elbows, but he’s unable to do much right now. Thirty seconds to go in the round, as Herman tries to roll to his stomach but is caught up Shields. Another quick elbow to the side of the head by Herman.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Shields

Round 3: Herman pushes Shields against the cage, but his corner has been telling him to stop trying to clinch. Shields breathing very heavy as he comes after Herman. Big uppercut by Herman misses, but Herman takes a hip toss and drops Shields. Another uppercut by Herman, who is starting to look more for strikes. Shields grabs a double and gets the takedown, and Herman looks frustrated on his back again. Shields controlling Herman now, locking up his left leg. Shields stretching Herman out, lands a nice left to the face as he works for an arm triangle. Elbow to the face by Shields as Herman attempts to get out but is unsuccessful. Less than a minute to go and Shields remains dominate in this grappling match.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Shields

Jake Shields def. Ed Herman via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Donald Cerrone vs. Melvin Guillard

It’s time for our co-main event, as lightweights Donald Cerrone (18-4) and Melvin Guillard (30-10-2) square off. Guillard failed to make weight and will give 10-percent of his purse to Cerrone and 10 to the Colorado Athletic Commission. The referee will be Josh Rosenthal.

Round 1: Head kick by Cerrone, but Guillard catches him coming in with a counter-left that drops Cerrone. Guillard chasing after him, lands a knee and Cerrone is out of it. Guillard giving him time to get his bearings back, and Cerrone is looking more poised now. Right lands by Guillard and Cerrone lands a head kick that wobbles Guillard and follows with a right that floors him. Cerrone doesn’t do any more damage, as he notices Guillard is out cold on the canvas.

Donald Cerrone def. Melvin Guillard via KO (right-hand) at 1:16 of Round 1

Benson Henderson (c) vs. Frankie Edgar for Henderson’s UFC lightweight championship

We have reached our main event for the evening, as Benson Henderson (16-2) makes his first UFC lightweight title defense against the man he won the belt from, Frankie Edgar (14-2-1). The referee will be Herb Dean.

Round 1: Edgar takes the Octagon right away, throwing a nice, big kick to start. Lot of feeling out early, with both men throwing several combos that just miss. Henderson with a leg kick that lands, moving out of the way of a right by Edgar. Leg kick nearly sweeps feet out from under Edgar, as the lead-leg is a key area for Henderson. Edgar with a counter-right that connects. This time, Henderson sweeps the leg out and attacks, working for control but Edgar grabs a foot and Henderson stands back up, avoiding a kick on the way up. Lead-leg of Edgar, especially his calf, is swelling already and is red. The two exchange quick combos, testing out the distance again. Edgar tries to catch a knee to the body but is unable to avoid damage. Edgar with a kick that lands. Down to 30 seconds and Edgar catches a leg and gets the takedown, but Henderson locks in a guillotine choke and is pulling hard, locking his legs around the body of Edgar but the clock expires.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Henderson

Round 2: Edgar with a nice strike-kick combo to start the round. Henderson with another kick that sweeps Edgar and drops him, but the former champ bounces back up quickly. Edgar catches leg and lands some kicks to Henderson as he balances himself. Henderson again kicks the lead leg, damaging the calf even more. Edgar catches Henderson with an uppercut that floors Henderson and goes to lock in a front-choke. Edgar looking for a choke, but Henderson powers out. Edgar pounces back on the choke with two minutes to go in the round. Edgar remains on the neck, cranking and looking for the submission. Henderson survives and gets out, as blood is pouring from face of Edgar now. Front-kick by Henderson, who shifts his stance again to utilize his legs. Edgar again with the neck, but Henderson drops to avoid a potential knee shot.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Edgar

Round 3: Glancing blow with a head-kick by Henderson. Another kick by Henderson. Uppercut by Henderson following a knee to the body that lands. The two exchange leg kicks, and Henderson lands a side jab to the chin. Edgar with a kick to the body, and blocks a head kick by Henderson. Body shot on a wild hook by Henderson. Under two minutes to go, and either fighter could steal this important third round. Edgar with a hard leg kick, and another kick combo. Henderson gets two kicks caught, and Edgar lands a stiff jab when doing so each time. Stiff kick by Henderson to the leg of Edgar. Down to 20 seconds, and Edgar lands a body shot.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Edgar

Round 4: Henderson comes out more aggressive this round, landing nice strikes and kicks to the lead-leg again. Henderson lands a stiff jab to the chin. Edgar gets a takedown, but Henderson throws a head kick from the bottom that glances off the head of Edgar, who goes for a choke. Edgar powering Henderson to the ground, looking to lock the choke in. Swinging left hook misses from Henderson. Edgar loses his mouthpiece, and puts it right back in, and we return to action with 90 seconds to go. Nice right by Henderson is met by one from Edgar, and a leg kick courtesy Edgar. Henderson starting to taunt Edgar a little, wants to mix it up more. Big right hand by Edgar lands, and he catches a leg kick.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Edgar

Round 5: We come to the final five minutes, and both corners tell each fighter this is a close fight. Right by Edgar connects on the chin. Edgar pushes Henderson back and he falls, but Henderson gets right back to his feet. Body punch and a right connect from Edgar. So far this round, Edgar is the aggressor, coming in and landing on Henderson at will. Henderson seems frustrated, as Edgar is catching his kicks now. Just over two minutes to go, and Henderson lands a nice left. Another counter-right connects by Edgar, and he fends off a takedown attempt. Leg kick by Edgar sweeps Henderson off his feet. A minute to go, and Henderson gets his kick caught again. Left lands by Henderson, as Edgar’s head goes back. Thirty seconds to go in this 10th round overall and Edgar lands a nice combo that might seal the deal. Head-kick misses by Edgar and he slips, but Henderson unable to capitalize.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Edgar

Benson Henderson def. Frankie Edgar via split decision (46-49, 48-47, 48-47)