UFC 144: Japan | Frankie Edgar vs Ben HendersonCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Frankie “The Answer” Edgar vs Ben “Smooth” Henderson
EVENT: UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson
DATE: February 25 in North America February 26 in Japan
VENUE: Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan
FIGHT DETAILS: UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar faces Ben Henderson for the first time.
Edgar from USA (14 wins – 1 loss, 3 KOs/3 submissions) is the current UFC Lightweight Champion, currently ranked as the #1 lightweight and #4 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by Sherdog.com and winner of four UFC Fight of the Nights.
His last fight was at UFC 136 where he knocked out rival Gray Maynard.
American Henderson (15 wins – 2 losses, 2 KOs/8 submissions) is the former WEC Lightweight Champion, currently ranked as the #4 lightweight fighter in the world by Sherdog.
He has won all three of his fights in the UFC last year punctuated by a win over Clay Guida in November that was awarded as Fight of the Night.
FIGHT RESULT: Henderson defeated Edgar via unanimous decision (49–46, 48–47, 49–46) to become the new UFC Lightweight Champion.
Watch the Frankie Edgar vs Ben Henderson fight video below:
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