UFC on FOX 7 results: Henderson retains title, Cormier decisions Mir

April 20, 2013

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UFC on FOX 7 results: Henderson retains title, Cormier decisions Mir



In one of the most entertaining fight cards of the year, UFC on FOX 7 delivered some bone crushing KO’s and stand-up wars between the top fighters in the world.

Benson Henderson survived and earned himself the split-decision victory over Gilbert Melendez to retain the UFC lightweight championship.

Daniel Cormier made his Octagon debut in fashion with striking and wrestling to outlast Frank Mir in their heavyweight contest.

UFC on FOX 7 took place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.

Canadian Jordan Mein looked impressive but came up short in his welterweight battle with Matt Brown.  Brown ended the fight in the second-round via TKO.

UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez — Henderson wins via split decision (48-47 x2, 47-48)
Frank Mir vs. Daniel Cormier — Cormier wins via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson — Thomson wins via TKO (head kick & punches) at 3:44 of round two
Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein — Brown wins via TKO at 1:00 of round two
Darren Elkins vs. Chad Mendes — Mendes wins via TKO (overhand right) at 1:08 of round one
Francis Carmont vs. Lorenz Larkin — Carmont wins via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Myles Jury vs. Ramsey Nijem — Jury wins via knockout (overhand right) at 1:02 of round two
Joseph Benavidez vs. Darren Uyenoyama — Benavidez wins via TKO (liver strikes) at 4:50 of round two
Jorge Masvidal vs. Tim Means — Masvidal wins via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
T.J. Dillashaw vs. Hugo Viana — Dillashaw wins via TKO (punches) at 4:22 of round one
Roger Bowling vs. Anthony Njokuani — Njokuani wins via knockout (left hook) at 2:52 of round two
Clifford Starks vs. Yoel Romero — Romero wins via knockout (flying knee) at 1:32 of round one

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