TJ Grant Out; Benson Henderson vs Anthony Pettis Headlines 164

Ben Henderson

 

Ben Henderson

  • 19-2 MMA / 7-0 UFC Record
  • 7 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Frank Edgar (x2), Jim Miller, Gilbert Melendez

Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis

  • 16-2 MMA / 3-1 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Ben Henderson, Donald Cerrone, Joe Lauzon

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UFC 164

August 31st, 2013

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bradley Center

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Benson Henderson can’t seem to escape controversy during his reign as UFC lightweight champion, this time winning another razor-thin split decision victory over Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 7. Nevertheless, Henderson is a perfect 7-0 in the UFC, including victories over Frank Edgar, Nate Diaz, and Jim Miller.

Anthony Pettis has won his last three fights, since dropping a unanimous decision to Clay Guida in his UFC debut. Victories include a decision win over Jeremy Stephens and knockout wins over Joe Lauzon and Donald Cerrone.

Benson Henderson vs TJ Grant Headlines UFC 164

Ben Henderson

 

Ben Henderson

  • 19-2 MMA / 7-0 UFC Record
  • 7 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Frank Edgar (x2), Jim Miller, Gilbert Melendez

TJ Grant

 

TJ Grant

  • 21-5 MMA / 8-3 UFC Record
  • 5 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Gray Maynard, Matt Wiman, Evan Dunham

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UFC 164

August 31st, 2013

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bradley Center

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Benson Henderson can’t seem to escape controversy during his reign as UFC lightweight champion, this time winning another razor-thin split decision victory over Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 7. Nevertheless, Henderson is a perfect 7-0 in the UFC, including victories over Frank Edgar, Nate Diaz, and Jim Miller.

Fighters go up or down in weight classes all the time in mixed martial arts, but few see the extreme improvement in success as TJ Grant has since dropping to the 155-pound division. After going just 3-3 in the welterweight division, Grant dropped to lightweight and has put together a 5-0 record and a shot at a world title. He’s earned dominant victories over Evan Dunham, Matt Wiman, and most recently a first round knockout win over former title challenger Gray Maynard at UFC 160.

 

UFC on FOX 7 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Benson Henderson def. Gilbert Melendez via Split Decision
  • Daniel Cormier def. Frank Mir via Unanimous Decision
  • Josh Thomson def. Nate Diaz via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 3:44
  • Matt Brown def. Jordan Mein via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 1:00

Preliminary Card:

  • Chad Mendes def. Darren Elkins via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 1:08
  • Francis Carmont vs. Lorenz Larkin via Unanimous Decision
  • Myles Jury def. Ramsey Nijem via KO (Punch) – Round 1, 1:02
  • Joseph Benavidez def. Darren Uyenoyama via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 4:50
  • Jorge Masvidal def. Tim Means via Unanimous Decision
  • T.J. Dillashaw def. Hugo Viana via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 4:22
  • Anthony Njokuani def. Roger Bowling via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 2:52
  • Yoel Romero def. Clifford Starks via KO (Flying knee, Punches) – Round 1, 1:32

UFC on FOX 5 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Benson Henderson def. Nate Diaz via unanimous decision
  • Alexander Gustafsson def. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via unanimous decision
  • Rory MacDonald def. B.J. Penn via unanimous decision
  • Matt Brown def. Mike Swick via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 2:31

Preliminary Card

  • Yves Edwards def. Jeremy Stephens via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 1:55
  • Raphael Assuncao def. Mike Easton via unanimous decision
  • Ramsey Nijem def. Joe Proctor via unanimous decision
  • Daron Cruickshank def. Henry Martinez via knockout (head kick) – Round 1, 2:57
  • Abel Trujillo def. Marcus LeVesseur via TKO (knees) – Round 2, 3:56
  • Dennis Siver def. Nam Phan via unanimous decision
  • Scott Jorgensen def. John Albert via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:59