“Smooth” Benson Henderson came into hostile territory to defend his title and escaped San Jose with the lightweight title and a future Mrs. Henderson. While it took a split decision with two of the judges scoring it three rounds to two for the champ the other judge saw it as
Dana White will have his hands full picking a knockout of the night winner tonight as 6 of the 8 preliminary fights end in some form of knock out. The first fight on Facebook ended in stunning fashion as the Cuban Olympic silver medalist in free style wrestling, Yoel Romero, landed a flying knee
I will be doing a live play by play of tonight’s UFC on FOX 5. Keep checking back to see how the action went down starting with the first fight on Facebook at 4:20pm ET /1:20pm PT. Also follow @wonlinemma on twitter to catch the winners as they are announced.
UFC on FOX 5 will take place tonight at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The main event will feature Benson Henderson defending his Lightweight title against Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu fighter and The Ultimate Fighter season 5 winner Nate Diaz. The light heavyweights will co-main event the card as former champion Mauricio “Shogun”