UFC 164 main card results: Anthony Pettis armbars Benson Henderson to become champion

Anthony Pettis didn’t need a late highlight reel kick to defeat Benson Henderson this time around. A perfectly executed armbar forced Henderson to tap at 4:31 of the first round crowning a new UFC lightweight champion in the process.

UFC 164 main card results: Dustin Poirier defeats Erik Koch via unanimous decision

In a battle between two of the UFC’s young guns at featherweight, Dustin Poirier and Erik Koch put on a show to kick off the main card of UFC 164. After dropping Koch early, Poirier survived a near fight-ending triangle choke attempt to seize control of the bout on his way to a unanimous decision victory.

UFC 163 results: Phil Davis edges Lyoto Machida, earns decision victory

Phil Davis earned the biggest win of his UFC career as he edged Lyoto Machida on the scorecards to earn a split decision victory with scores of 29-28 across the board. Late takedowns in both the first and second rounds may have been the difference on the cards, as boos erupted from the crowd with the reading of the official decision.