Saturday, April 20, 2013

UFC ON FOX 7 RESULTS: Ben Henderson Escapes San Jose with Title After Close Fight with Gilbert Melendez - 4/20/13



The Ultimate Fighting Championship presented UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs Melendez on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. The main card aired live on the FOX network.

UFC ON FOX 7 BONUSES: Official UFC on FOX 7 FOTN and Knockout Awards

VIDEO: Ben Henderson vs Gilbert Melendez - UFC on FOX 7 Fight Highlights

VIDEO: Daniel Cormier vs Frank Mir - UFC on FOX 7 Fight Highlights

VIDEO: Josh Thomson vs Nate Diaz - UFC on FOX 7 Fight Highlights

VIDEO: Matt Brown vs Jordan Mein - UFC on FOX 7 Fight Highlights

VIDEO: Ben Henderson Proposes to Girlfriend in Octagon at UFC on FOX 7

Complete Results After the Break

UFC ON FOX 7: HENDERSON VS MELENDEZ

MAIN CARD (FOX)

{Lightweight Championship}
Ben Henderson (18-2) won by SD over Gilbert Melendez (21-3)

[25:00] - 3 Rounds - (48-47, 48-47, 47-48)

Daniel Cormier (12-0) won by UD over Frank Mir (16-7)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Josh Thomson (20-5) won by TKO over Nate Diaz (16-9)
[8:44] - 3:44 Round 2 - headkick and punches

Matt Brown (17-11) won by TKO over Jordan Mein (27-9)
[6:00] - 1:00 Round 2 - punches and elbows

PRELIMS (FX)

Chad Mendes (14-1) won by KO over Darren Elkins (16-3)
[1:06] - Round 1 - punches

Francis Carmont (21-7) won by UD over Lorenz Larkin (13-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28 all)

Myles Jury (12-0) won by KO over Ramsey Nijem (7-3)
[6:02] - 1:02 Round 2 - punch

Joseph Benavidez (18-3) won by KO over Darren Uyenoyama (8-4)
[9:50] - 4:50 Round 2 - punch to the body

Jorge Masvidal (24-7) won by UD over Tim Means (18-4)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28 all)

TJ Dillashaw (8-1) won by TKO over Hugo Viana (7-1)
[4:22] - Round 1 - punches

PRELIMS (FACEBOOK)

Anthony Njokuani (16-7) won by KO over Roger Bowling (11-4)
[7:52] - 2:52 Round 2 - punch

Yoel Romero (5-1) won by KO over Clifford Starks (8-2)
[1:32] - Round 1 - flying knee and punches

Updated MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHTER OF THE NIGHT: Josh Thomson

BEST FIGHT: Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein

BEST KNOCKOUT: Yoel Romero over Clifford Starks

BIGGEST UPSET: Matt Brown (+290) over Jordan Mein

QUICKEST WIN: Chad Mendes over Darren Elkins in 66 seconds

WORST FIGHT: Francis Carmont vs. Lorenz Larkin

FAIL OF THE NIGHT: Darren Elkins

ODDS AND THEIR ENDS

VEGAS ODDSMAKERS: 10-2

Final betting odds with payouts listed for winning fighters.

Benson Henderson (-310) = 1 unit won 0.32 units
Gilbert Melendez (+280)

Daniel Cormier (-375) = 1 unit won 0.27 units
Frank Mir (+335)

Nathan Diaz (-145)
Josh Thomson (+135) = 1 unit won 1.35 units

Jordan Mein (-320)
Matt Brown (+290) = 1 unit won 2.9 units

Chad Mendes (-615) = 1 unit won 0.16 units
Darren Elkins (+510)

Francis Carmont (-110) = 1 unit won 0.91 units
Lorenz Larkin (+100)

Myles Jury (-210) = 1 unit won 0.48 units
Ramsey Nijem (+190)

Joseph Benavidez (-570) = 1 unit won 0.18 units
Darren Uyenoyama (+480)

Jorge Masvidal (-120) = 1 unit won 0.83 units
Tim Means (+100)

TJ Dillashaw (-320) = 1 unit won 0.31 units
Hugo Viana (+290)

Anthony Njokuani (-175) = 1 unit won 0.58 units
Roger Bowling (+165)

Yoel Romero (-175) = 1 unit won 0.58 units
Clifford Starks (+165)

UPDATED UFC RECORDS AND MMA STREAKS

[Plus/minus] = fights currently won/lost in a row (in ANY MMA promotion)

Frank Mir (14-7 UFC) [-2]

Nate Diaz (11-7 UFC) [-2]

Matt "The Immortal" Brown (10-5 UFC) [+5]

Benson "Smooth" Henderson (7-0 UFC) [+7]

Darren "The Damage" Elkins (6-2 UFC) [-1]

Francis "Limitless" Carmont (5-0 UFC) [+10]

Chad "Money" Mendes (5-1 UFC) [+3]

Joseph Benavidez (5-1 UFC) [+2]

T.J. Dillashaw (4-1 UFC) [+4]

Myles "The Fury" Jury (3-0 UFC) [+12]

Josh "The Punk" Thomson (3-1 UFC) [+1]

Ramsey Nijem (3-2 UFC) [-1]

Anthony "The Assassin" Njokuani (3-3 UFC) [+1]

Darren "BC" Uyenoyama (2-1 UFC) [-1]

Tim "The Dirty Bird" Means (2-1 UFC) [-1]

Hugo "Wolverine" Viana (2-1 UFC) [-1]

Daniel "DC" Cormier (1-0 UFC) [+12]

Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal (1-0 UFC) [+2]

Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero (1-0 UFC) [+1]

Jordan "Young Gun" Mein (1-1 UFC) [-1]

Clifford "Big Cat" Starks (1-2 UFC) [-2]

Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez (0-1 UFC) [-1]

Lorenz "The Monsoon" Larkin (0-1 UFC) [-1]

"Relentless" Roger Bowling (0-1 UFC) [-2]


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