In one of UFC's better title fights of late, Benson Henderson claimed the lightweight belt as he won a unanimous decision over Frankie Edgar at UFC 144 in Tokyo Saturday night. His ability to seize victory came in no small part to this perfectly-placed second-round upkick that mangled Edgar's face, leaving the now-former champ with issues he'd deal with for the rest of the match. [UFC]

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Update, March 14: Video removed at UFC's request. Drawing by Tommy Craggs.