henderson beats carrone for wec interim lightweight title

In MMA news, underdog Ben Henderson scored a five-round decision over Donald Cerrone on Saturday night to claim the World Extreme Cagefighting interim lightweight title: Henderson edges Cerrone in WEC thriller.

In front of a crowd of 5,176 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, the judges scored it 48-47 for Henderson, with Cerrone rallying to win the fourth and fifth rounds after a slow start. More here: Henderson wins over Cerrone in WEC fight of the year.

It was a close decision, for sure, leaving many to debate who really won the fight. But even Donald Cerrone agrees that while he put up his best fight, he got beat: Cerrone agrees that Henderson won. Either way, all agree it was a great match, with some observers even calling it the WEC fight of the year.

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