Dan Henderson edges Mauricio Rua out in instant classic at UFC 139

An excellent stretch of UFC cards came to conclusion tonight with a fitting finale in the form of UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson. The event was headlined by two of MMA’s most-decorated competitors facing off, Mauricio Rua and Dan Henderson, and also featured a few of their fellow former champions clashing on PPV with Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le and Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles.

In the end Henderson came away with a decision win after an incredible encounter with Rua, each man hurting the other and leaving it all in the cage. With the victory Henderson will likely move on to a title-shot.

Take a Last Second Look at the UFC 139 Countdown

Read below for a list all UFC 139 outcomes:

Danny Castillo def. Shamar Bailey via TKO Round 1 (Strikes)
Seth Baczynski def. Matt Brown via Submission Round 2 (Guillotine Choke)
Miguel Torres def. Nick Pace via Unanimous Decision
Gleison Tibau def. Rafael dos Anjos via Split Decision
Chris Weidman def. Tom Lawlor via Technical Submission Round 1 (D’Arce Choke)
Michael McDonald def. Alex Soto via Knockout Round 1 (Strikes)
Ryan Bader def. Jason Brilz via Knockout Round 1 (Strikes)
Stephan Bonnar def. Kyle Kingsbury via Unanimous Decision
Martin Kampmann def. Rick Story via Split Decision
Urijah Faber def. Brian Bowles via Submission Round 2 (Guillotine Choke)
Wanderlei Silva def. Cung Le via Knockout Round 2 (Strikes)
Dan Henderson def. Mauricio Rua via Unanimous Decision