UFC 139 Results: Henderson bests Rua in what could be Fight of the Year


Main Card:

Dan Henderson def. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

Wanderlei Silva def. Cung Le by knockout (strikes) Round 2 (4:49)

Urijah Faber def. Brian Bowles by submission (guillotine choke) Round 2 (1:27)

Martin Kampmann def. Rick Story by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Stephan Bonnar def. Kyle Kingsbury by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-27)

Preliminary Card:

Ryan Bader def. Jason Brilz by knockout (punch) Round 1 (1:17)

Michael McDonald def. Alex Soto by knockout (punches) Round 1 (0:56)

Chris Weidman def. Tom Lawlor by submission (D’arce choke) Round 1 (2:07)

Gleison Tibau def. Rafael dos Anjos by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

Miguel Torres def. Nick Pace by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Seth Baczynski def. Matt Brown by submission (guillotine choke) Round 2 (0:42)

Danny Castillo def. Shamar Bailey by TKO (punches) Round 1 (4:52)

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UFC 139 Prediction Results: I was 245-169-4 coming in, and did amazing. This was one of the best cards the UFC has ever had. The main event lived up to the hype and way more then that. It was the Fight of the Year, and possibly the Best Fight Ever. It certainly was the best fight I ever seen. Anyways, some thoughts. Henderson and Rua are warriors, the Cung Le vs Silva fight ended in a bad stoppage, Faber rebounded and looked great doing it, and the other 2 fights starting out excited and dulled down. Still an amazing night.  Overall, I went 10-2 and I am now 255-172-4… my winning percentage rises to 60%

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Bonus awards: (Fighters were awarded $70,000 bonuses.)

Fight of the Night: Dan Henderson vs Mauricio “Shogun Rua, Wanderlei Silva vs Cung Le

Knockout of the Night: Michael McDonald

Submission of the Night: Urijah Faber

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