Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar
Heavy low kick by Henderson early as the two circle. Another one. Edgar's left calf is already reddened. Edgar scores with a straight right hand. Another leg kicks. Edgar with a quick takedown. Henderson going after the calf again. It's clear that's the focus of his early attack. Henderson with a knee to the body. Edgar catches it but still took the impact. Henderson with another low kick. Edgar takes him down but falls right into a Henderson guillotine. It's Henderson's round 10-9.
More of the same from the champ with a low kick that briefly takes Edgar off his feet. Edgar catches his next kick and lands a punch and kick afterward. Henderson is moving back and forth between stances. In an exchange, Edgar floored Henderson with a right hand. Plenty of time to work with 2:30 to go. Edgar looking for a choke but Henderson escapes. Edgar holds the front headlock and lands a couple of knees. Another knee from Edgar and Henderson works free with :45 left. Edgar's nose is somehow bleeding despite the fact that he was the one doling out the punishment. Henderson shoots and Edgar stuffs him. Edgar lands an uppercut as Henderson backs out. Edgar's round 10-9.
No quick finish for this fight.
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