UFC 164: Henderson Vs Pettis II is over, and the hometown hero Anthony Pettis was able to beat Benson Henderson and take yet another belt from him. Henderson turned on the pressure right away, and was clinching and scrambling for takedowns, but the takedown defense from Pettis was on point. After a weird kick went awry, Henderson jumped into Pettis’ guard and began landing ground and pound, and that’s when Pettis struck. Pettis rolled for an armbar from the bottom, and Henderson wasn’t able to defend in time and was forced to verbally submit. The crowd erupted when they figured out that Pettis was able to get the verbal submission from Henderson, and defrock the defending champion.
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