The Lightweight championship match that headlined UFC On Fox 7 was one of the closest title fights in UFC history. For 25 minutes Ben Henderson and Gilbert Melendez battled back and forth in the Octagon. In the end, the UFC champ edged out the decision by a mere inch on the judges' scorecards. Two of the California officials scored the fight 48-47 for Benson, while one saw it for the hometown favorite Melendez.
Before that, Frank Mir tried to defend the UFC's honor as he introduced Daniel Cormier to the Octagon. Unfortunately for MIr, he was outclassed throughout the 15 minute fight. Cormier used his Olympic level talent to tie Frank up in the clinch. He got warned for stalling a few