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UFC 144 Results: Ben Henderson Claims the Lightweight Title in Close Fight

UFC 144 takes place tonight live from Saitama, Japan and MMAFrenzy will have complete coverage of tonight’s card. Coverage will begin with tonight’s Facebook and FX cards starting at 7:30pm EST and 8pm EST respectively. MMAFrenzy will also have play-by-play of tonight’s PPV main card beginning at 10pm EST.

Be sure to check out MMAFrenzy’s full coverage of UFC 144: including play-by-play, and recaps.


  • Ben Henderson defs. Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision (49-46,48-47,49-46)
    UFC Lightweight Championship
  • Ryan Bader def. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson via unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)
  • Mark Hunt def. Cheick Kongo via TKO (strikes) at 2:11 of Round 1
  • Jake Shields defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama via unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)
  • Tim Boetsch def. Yushin Okami via TKO (strikes) at :54 of Round 3
  • Hatsu Hioki defeats Bart Palaszewski via unanimous decision (30-27,29-28,29-28)
  • Anthony Pettis def. Joe Lauzon via KO (head kick) at 1:21 of Round 1


  • Takanori Gomi def. Eiji Mitsuoka via TKO (strikes) at 2:21 of Round 2
  • Vaughn Lee def. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto via submission (armbar) at 4:29 of Round 1
  • Riki Fukuda def. Steve Cantwell via unanimous decision (29-28,30-27,30-27)
  • Chris Cariaso def. Takeya Mizugaki via unanimous decision (29-28,29-28,29-28)
  • (Facebook) Issei Tamura def. Tiequan Zhang via KO (punch) at 0:32 of Round 2

Pictured: Frankie Edgar (c) vs. Ben Henderson via


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