Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson weathered an early storm in his welterweight debut against Brandon Thatch to win via fourth round rear naked choke submission. Henderson fought as a lightweight just over a month ago against Donald Cerrone and stepped up on short notice to fight Thatch who lost his original opponent due to injury. Max Holloway continued to his winning ways with a unanimous decision win over Cole Miller in the co-main event.

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By Kelvin Hunt

Kelvin is a father and former collegiate baseball player with a degree in physical education from UNC-Pembroke. He's an avid MMA fan that has been writing about the sport since 2008 through various outlets. His favorite fighter is Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira due to the heart he has displayed throughout his legendary MMA career. In his spare time (there is none with three kids), he likes to work out and also likes to follow college football recruiting. You can email him at kelvinhunt@hotmail.com and you can follow him on twitter at @KelvinHuntMMA

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