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UFC 150: Frankie Edgar Loses Controversial Split Decision to Benson Henderson

Frankie Edgar’s heart was broken again by three judges, this time the trio that granted UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson a split-decision victory in the main event of UFC 150 Saturday night in Denver.

Judge Tony Weeks had it 49-46 for Edgar. Dave Hagen and Mark Van Tine, each had it 3-2, giving Henderson Rounds 1, 3 and 4. SBNation New York had it 49-46, Edgar, in a bout extremely difficult to score.

[ Edgar Does Everything But Win]

But that didn’t prevent fans’ angry reaction both at the Pepsi Center and over social media. Like his first fight against Henderson in February, when he lost the lightweight title, Edgar left the Octagon frustrated, believing victory was taken away.

“It doesn’t matter at this point,” said Edgar when asked if he though he won the fight.

More later.

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