Henderson Retains Title
DENVER, CO (TheSpread) – It took 25 minutes once again and we had another close decision in the main event of UFC 150, but the result remained the same.
The main event of Saturday’s card was for the UFC Lightweight Championship as champion Benson Henderson (16-3) defended his title against former champion Frankie Edgar (15-2-1). In another close contest, Henderson managed to get a split decision nod over Edgar, though many once again thought Edgar did more to win. Both men had high spots and neither seemed to be in control, but after 25 minutes, judges saw it 48-47 twice for Henderson and 49-46 once for Edgar.
According to oddsmakers, Henderson had odds of -185 to retain his title, which means a wager of $185 on the champion will payout an additional $100.
In the co-main event, Donald Cerrone (19-4) had an impressive first round knockout of Melvin Guillard (30-11-2). The two lightweights came out swinging from the start as Guillard actually send Cerrone to the floor with his first punch, but Cerrone recovered and shortly thereafter, landed a big head kick to Guillard. Cerrone then followed with a right hand that put Guillard out and gave Cerrone the big victory. According to oddsmakers, Cerrone had odds of -300 to win this fight, which means a wager of $300 on Cerrone will payout an additional $100.
For complete results from the main card of UFC 150, see below.
UFC 150 Main Card Results
Benson Henderson (-185) def. Frankie Edgar by split decision
Donald Cerrone (-300) def. Melvin Guillard by first round KO (1:17)
Jake Shields (-200) def. Ed Herman by unanimous decision
Yushin Okami (-550) def. Buddy Roberts by second round TKO (3:09)
Max Holloway (-110) def. Justin Lawrence by second round TKO (4:49)