UFC 164 results: Pettis submits Henderson in first, wins lightweight title
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.
|Height||5′ 10″ (177.8 cm)|
|Weight||155 (70.31 kg)|
|Height||5′ 9″ (175.26 cm)|
|Weight||170 (77.11 kg)|