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Ben Henderson Severely Messed Up Frankie Edgar's Face En Route To Winning The UFC Lightweight Belt

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.

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