UFC 164 results: Pettis submits Henderson in first, wins lightweight title

Sunday, September 01, 2013

The UFC 164 main event featured a lightweight title bout between champion Benson Henderson and challenger Anthony Pettis and took place in Milwaukee, WI.

Anthony Pettis waited for his shot at a UFC title. And waited. And waited. Sometimes it seemed like it was never going to happen.

But Pettis’ perseverance finally paid off on Saturday night. Fighting in front of his hometown fans at Milwaukee’s Bradley Center, Pettis defeated Benson Henderson to win the UFC lightweight championship at UFC 164. A verbal submission via armbar at 4:31 of the first round did the trick.

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Title Fight Anthony “Showtime” Pettis Vs. Ben “Smooth” Henderson
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5) – Fight was for the Lightweight Title
Name Anthony Pettis Anthony Pettis
Height 5′ 10″ (177.8 cm)
Weight 155 (70.31 kg)
Record 16-2-0
Team Roufusport

VS

Name Ben Henderson Ben Henderson
Height 5′ 9″ (175.26 cm)
Weight 170 (77.11 kg)
Record 18-2-0
Team The Lab
 
 
 
 
 
-Anthony Pettis defeated Benson Henderson by Submission (Armbar, Round 1, 4:31)