UFC 150 live coverage from the PPV card
Join Heavy.com this evening for all the action from UFC 150 at Denver, Colorado’s Pepsi Center.
We’ll be bringing you live results and round-by-round coverage from the evening’s main card beginning at 10 p.m. ET with a featherweight bout between Justin Lawrence and Max Holloway and ending with a lightweight title main event between champion Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar.
Tune in following the preliminary card action for all the live coverage you need from the pay-per-view portion of the event.
Justin Lawrence vs. Max Holloway
Round 1: The touch ’em up and are underway. Lawrence looking front-kick early. Nice side kick from the veteran of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Another front-kick from Lawrence, who misses on a big punch. He lands an overhand right, and Holloway misses on a counter. Lawrence misses on a kick, but dodges a counter. Holloway with a jab and a side kick. Another nice overhand right. Action stops due to an illegal kick to the groin. Lawrence needs time to recover. Lawrence misses on a spinning kick. Holloway short on a combination. Lawrence rushes forward, but Holloway makes him pay with an uppercut. Takedown attempt from Lawrence. He gets it, but Holloway immediately hops back up. Lawrence bleeding, but lands an overhand right. Holloway landed a knee of his own. Lawrence bleeding heavily, but he lands a shot to the body. Round comes to a close as Holloway landed low again. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Lawrence.
Round 2: Fighters exchange immediately, trading shots. Both guys throwing, but nothing seems to be getting through or landing flush. Another exchange where each man lands. Spinning back elbow from Lawrence. Lawrence shoots in for a takedown, but Holloway stuffs it. He moves forward with a pair of jabs, but misses. Lawrence ducks in and lands a left hook, while Holloway misses on a counter. Another combo from Lawrence, and Holloway once again misses. Lawrence with another takedown, but it gets stuffed. Holloway comes forward with a nice combo. He lands a vicious knee, but eats a counter. Holloway comes back again with another combination. Solid knee to the body, and Lawrence drops. He covers up, while Holloway throws ground and pound to his downed opponent. This fight is over. Impressive showing from Holloway.
Official Decision: Holloway def. Lawrence via technical knockout at 4:49 of Round 2
Yushin Okami vs. Buddy Roberts
Round 1: Roberts lunges forward, landing a nice shot. He misses on a combination and a head kick right after. Okami moves forward with a combination, but misses. Roberts fails to land flush on a counter. Okami continues to stalk Roberts, who lands a nice shot. Rogan thinks Okami is hurt, but it’s hard to tell at the point. They move to the clinch, as Okami presses Roberts against the cage. He gets the fight down and gets the back. Roberts escapes for long enough to regain guard. Okami looks to move to mount, but settles for side control. He moves to mount now, then to the back. He is pounding away here. Roberts in trouble. 10 seconds. He survives. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Okami.
Round 2: Roberts comes forward with a combination early, but slips or something. Hard to tell. It looked like his leg buckled. He comes back with a second combination, landing nicely. Okami rushes forward in the clinch. He drags him to the ground, but Roberts uses a guillotine to get back to the feet. Okami almost immediately gets him back down and moves to mount. Roberts is in trouble from this position. He turns and gives up his back. Roberts is flattened out, and Okami throwing shot after shot. Roberts not doing anything. This fight is over.
Official Decision: Okami def. Roberts via technical knockout at 3:05 of Round 2
Ed Herman vs. Jake Shields
Round 1: Herman lands a strong lead jab. Shields with kicks. Herman blasts forward with strikes and ends up in the clinch. Shields turns him around, but then gets turned back around. Shields with a takedown after a trip. Herman tries to stand, and Shields moves to the back momentarily, but slips off. Herman nearly gets the takedown, but Shields keeps his feet. Still in the clinch, Shields looks takedown. He almost earns it, but Herman stays up. Knees from Shields in the clinch. Still in the clinch with 30 seconds left. One final knee from Shields as the round closes. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Shields.
Round 2: Shields with a nice left body kick as Herman moves forward into the clinch. Shields with the trip. He is on top and in half guard, looking to advance. He is able to and is in side control. He is looking for a kimura. Herman is in trouble here. Herman escapes, but is still in trouble. Shields looking to mount, but nearly gets swept. Herman in closed guard now, at least. Herman is throwing his legs up, but not getting anywhere. Shields working punches and elbows. One minute to go. Shields lands ground and pound, but it doesn’t go anywhere. Still, he won the round. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Shields.
Round 3: Kick from Shields, and Herman misses with a combination. Shields looks takedown, but it gets stuffed. Clinch up against the fence. Shields tries to clinch again after separating, and Herman takes Shields down. But the former Strikeforce champion is up. He moves in for a takedown of his own and he gets it in the center of the cage. Shields in side control now, and Herman is in trouble. Herman gets it back to half guard. Shields transitions again and gets to full mount. Just over 90 seconds to go in the final round. Herman manages to slip out and regain guard, but he is running out of time and losing this round. Shields with punches. Herman striking from the bottom. This round is over. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Shields.
Official Decision: Shields def. Herman via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Donald Cerrone vs. Melvin Guillard
Round 1: Touch of gloves from the teammates. Cerrone misses on a combination, and Guillard lands a vicious counter. Cerrone drops. He gets up and runs, while Guillard chases him. Flying knee from Guillard. And punches. Cerrone evades, but still looks dazed. Cerrone seems to have recovered. “Cowboy” with a vicious head kick. Guillard stumbles back and gets hit again. He’s down. This fight is over. Incredible round. Just incredible.
Official Decision: Cerrone def. Guillard via knockout at 1:16 of Round 1
Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar
Round 1: Edgar misses on a head kick, but Henderson lands a leg kick. Leg kick from Edgar, but it looks low. Henderson says everything is fine. Edgar misses on a leg kick. Exchange from the fighters. Nice leg kick from Henderson. And another. Kick again from Henderson, and Edgar looks takedown. Henderson avoids and gets back to the feet. Henderson misses on a kick. The two go back and forth, but no one is having much success. Leg kick from Henderson, and Edgar gets the fight to the floor. Guillotine attempt from Henderson. It looks deep, but the clock runs down to zero. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Henderson.
Round 2: Henderson with a nice outside leg kick, and Edgar falls to the ground for a moment. He is back up, however, and looking to strike. Henderson with another kick, but Edgar catches it. He doesn’t take the fight down, but instead lands a body kick of his own. Axe kick from Henderson misses, but it looked awesome nevertheless. He lands another leg kick. Edgar comes forward with a combo and floors Henderson. Henderson is in the seated position, while Edgar looks for a choke. Henderson is out of the choke, but still in trouble. Big struggle against the cage, but neither fighter is making progress. Stalemate right here. They separate, and Henderson almost immediately looks takedown. Edgar stuffs it. Solid kick to the body from Henderson as the round closes. He knows he lost that one. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.
Round 3: No touch of gloves to start the round. Edgar works a shot to the body, and Henderson rips off a head kick. Another head kick from Henderson, though it is blocked. Edgar dodges out of the way of a big right, but takes a knee to the body. Edgar with a leg kick. Henderson fires off one of his own. Leg kick from Henderson, followed by a head kick. Edgar ducks under a punch and lands. Henderson sneaks in a straight. Edgar comes forward, but is short on his punches. He does, however, land a leg kick. Edgar with another leg kick. Henderson’s kick is caught. And then the next. One minute to go in the round. Side kick misses for Henderson. He dodges a leg kick, and lands a solid one of his own. Edgar lands a kick to the body. Henderson lands a nice right. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Henderson.
Round 4: The two lightweights get to work early, but both are struggling to land punches. Henderson with another nice kick. Edgar with a nice leg kick. Henderson looks for a leg kick of his own, but he gets taken down. Edgar standing up, but he eats an insane head kick. Edgar looking for a guillotine now after Henderson tries to scramble away. Knee to the body from Edgar. Henderson breaks away without much issue. Henderson attempts to land a combo, but Edgar counters nicely with a right. Henderson whiffs on a left hook, and the challenger lands a leg kick. Leg kick from Edgar, but he comes up short on a combination. Henderson with a kick to the body, but Edgar catches it and lets it go. Henderson taunts him, telling him to fight harder. Edgar lands a right hand. Round comes to a close. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.
Round 5: They exchange early, but neither guy is able to land anything significant. Edgar is the first, landing a counter that floors Henderson. The champ is back up. Edgar attacks the body. Four minutes to go in the final round. Edgar with a leg kick. Henderson scores to the body with a kick. Nice counter from Henderson as Edgar tries to land a kick. Henderson misses badly on a leg kick. Edgar catches a kick to the body, but lets it go. Nice left from Henderson. They exchange in the center of the cage. Henderson stalking now, but Edgar is countering nicely. The challenger looks for a takedown, but Henderson throws him away. Nice knee from Henderson. One minute to go in the round. Edgar works punches to the body. Henderson lands a vicious left, and Edgar has to adjust his mouth piece. Head kick from Edgar misses, and Henderson lands a head kick in return. The round comes to a close. Heavy.com scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.
Official Decision: Henderson def. Edgar via split-decision (46-49, 48-47, 48-47)