UFC 150 Play-by-Play: Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar

August 9, 2012
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Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar

Benson Hendersn and Frankie Edgar at UFC 150Round 1: They touch gloves and the UFC lightweight title bout is underway.  Henderson pumps his jab.  Edgar misses with a high kick.  Henderson has the center of the cage. Edgar works on the outside.  Edgar lands an inside leg kick.  They exchange left hands.  Henderson delivers a hard outside leg kick.  Edgar moves forward with his jab.  Henderson answers with a leg kick to Edgar’s lead leg.  Henderson lands an outside leg kick and Edgar works to get him down.  Henderson immediately gets back to his feet.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  Henderson fires off another low leg kick.  Henderson switches stances.  Two minutes are left in the round.  Henderson lands a knee to the body.  Edgar answers with a right hand and a leg kick.  Henderson lands an outside leg kick but Edgar catches it and takes him down.  Henderson quickly applies a guillotine choke.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Henderson.

Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar at UFC 150Round 2: They take the center of the cage.  Both paw with their jabs.  Henderson lands an outside leg kick that sweeps Edgar off his feet.  He bounces back up.  Edgar moves in and lands a left hand.  Henderson lands a kick to the body and Edgar catches it.  Henderson breaks free.  Henderson lands another outside leg kick.  They exchange.  Edgar lands a right hand that drops Henderson.  Edgar pounces on him and applies a front choke.  Henderson defends it.  Edgar controls him.  Henderson gets back to his feet with a minute remaining in the round.  Henderson drops down for a takedown and Edgar stuffs it.  Edgar lands a right hand and Henderson gets back up.  Henderson lands a hard kick to the body at the bell.  Edgar is bleeding from his nose.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar at UFC 150Round 3:  Henderson’s corner tells him to pick up the tempo.  Edgar quickly takes the center of the cage.  Henderson barely misses with a high kick.  He throws another one that’s blocked.  Henderson misses with an overhand right and Edgar counters.  Henderson delivers a knee to the body.  Henderson charges in with an outside leg kick followed by a stiff jab.  Edgar ducks under a punch and lands a hook to the body.  Henderson moves in and Edgar counters with a shot to the body.  Henderson leans in with a jab.  Edgar delivers an outside leg kick.  Edgar lands another one.  Henderson lands a kick to the body but Edgar catches it.  He fires a right hand down the middle.  Henderson delivers a powerful outside leg kick.  Edgar lands a kick to the body.  Henderson lands a right hand.  The round ends.  That was an extremely close round.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar at UFC 150Round 4:  Both corners tell their fighters to pick up the pace.  Henderson’s corner urges him to go back to throwing the low leg kicks.  Henderson lands a leg kick to start the round.  He lands a knee to the body followed by a left hand.  Henderson delivers another hard outside leg kick.  Henderson jumps in with a jab.  They’re at the center of the Octagon.  Henderson lands a kick to the body and Edgar drops down and takes him down.  Henderson works to get back to his feet.  Edgar applies a choke.  He knees Henderson to the body.  Henderson stands and they separate.  Henderson moves in with a shot to the body but Edgar answers with a right hand counter.  Henderson misses with a big left hand.  Edgar lands a shot to the body and Henderson lands a stiff jab that knocks Edgar’s mouthpiece out.  They put it back in and continue.  Henderson moves in and eats a right hand.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  A minute remains in the round.  Edgar countering with combination.  Henderson lands a kick to the body and goes after Edgar.  The pace picks up.  Henderson taunts him to come on.  Edgar answers by landing a right hand.  Henderson lands a kick to the body.  The round ends.  Another close round.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

Round 5: Edgar lands a right hand in an early exchange.  Edgar moves in and trips Henderson but Henderson gets  back up.  Edgar delivers a shot to the body.  Henderson misses and Edgar counters with a right hand.  Edgar moves in with a combination that ended in an outside leg kick.  The crowd starts to chant, “Frankie.”  Henderson lands a right hand.  Three minutes remain in the fight.  Henderson moves in with a left hand.  Two minutes are left in the round.  Henderson lands an outside leg kick and Edgar counters with a right hand.  Edgar lands a hard inside leg kick.  Henderson lands a kick to the body.  Edgar duck under Henderson’s punches and lands to the body.  Henderson lands a left hand that nearly knocks Edgar’s mouthpiece out.  Edgar comes back with a right hand.  Edgar throws a high kick and slips.  He gets up but Henderson high kicks him in the jaw.  The round ends and both fighters raise their hands.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

The judges score the fight for Benson Henderson by split decision (46-49, 48-47, 48-47)

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  • maddawgmar

    Wow, horrible call. I gave Frankie the fight 3-2. Every fight he is in has to be a controversy. I can’t see Henderson winning three rounds, I barely saw him win two, and that was a stretch.

    • Santz

      Well maybe he should try FINISHING his opponents!

      • mmaforever

        It’s just that easy isnt it Santz? Finish your opponent, why hasnt anyone thought of that before? Get a clue.

  • yellowmonkey

    Aye, horrible. Round 2, 4, and 5 were clearly Edgar in my opinion. Ugh, terrible.