UFC 150 at the Pepsi Center saturday night was a crowd pleaser and drew a packed crowd all came to see thye best talent UFC has to offer and they got what they paid for... plenty of action here is a quick recap of UFC 150.
In the opening match Max Holloway vs. Justin Lawrence a match that showed an inteligent mature holloway who kept his distance and waited methodically to strike at the right time and that time came in the second round when Holloway caught Lawrence with vicious body shots that sent Lawrence to the canvas and Holloway took advantage and unleashed the fury before justifiably Josh Rosenthal called the fight a KO to an ecstatic Holoway.
Next match was Yushin Okami vs. Buddy Roberts who performed well for the crowd but nothing to write home about, highlight being Okami taking Roberts down late in the first round and landing a barage of punches to an overwhelmed Roberts almost prompting the ref. to stop the fight but Roberts was saved by the bell, that is untol in the second round when Okami once again took his oponent down put him on his back and Roberts rolled over on his stomach while Okami landed about 20 unanswered punches before the fight was stopped.
Jake Shields and Ed Hermann's performance almost put the crowd to sleep to put it nicely, But UFC"s Dana White wasn't as subtle on his twitter account labeling the match "terrible" and the crowd booing the match with Shields as the winner .
The fight of the night undoubtedly was Cerrone vs. Guillard who good friends and longtime sparring partners who showed no friendship the way these two went at each other on saturday night, the match started of strong with lots of energy like guillard is known for showing speed and tecnical skill mixed with explosive attacks but Cerrone had answers tonight even though kiising the canvas by a vicious right to Cerrone's head that everybody's breath at the Pepsi Center last night but returned a minute later with kick to the head and then caught him in the chin and it was light's out! for guillard that KO git Cerrone $60000 bonus.
And in the main event Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar part II was a match categorised as controversial... allow to first say this was an impressive match both fighters fought with their heart and held nothing back from the time the bell rang! Henderson was awarded a split decision scoring 48-47 on two cards and 49-46 on the third, henderson was strong early in the fight but as it progressed Frankie Edgar definitely gained momentum and seemed in control of the fight, when the match ended Edgar genuinely thought he had won, then came surprize as the judges made their announcement declaring Henderson still champion baffling the crowd.