Benson Henderson Showboats His Way To Decision Win Over AJ Agazarm

Former UFC Lightweight Champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson took on AJ Agazarm in co-main event of Polaris 6.

The match started out with AJ in a familiar position — getting pushed off the mat. Back on the mat, Henderson went for a front head lock, but AJ got out. AJ then shot in for a single, but Henderson stayed up.

After minutes of stand-up, AJ sat to guard and played some Z-guard. AJ went for deep half and then a leg lock, but Bendo got his knee past and then went for a heel hook of his own.

AJ went back to playing Z-guard and attempted a Kimura. He then went for an armbar, but Henderson saw it, and the two stood up. But they weren’t up for long, as Ben drove AJ off the mat again.

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Henderson went for a guillotine and it was locked in tight. AJ got out, though.

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Agazarm played more Z-guard. He then went for a single leg, but Henderson went for a reverse triangle. AJ went for a suplex but Ben landed in a perfect omoplata position. AJ turned out but Ben took the back.

AJ went back to Z-guard. For a second time, Agazarm went for an armbar after a Kimura trap. This time, he let go and attacked the leg, but got nothing.

The two were back on their feet, but they were back in Z-guard soon. Benson, however, then challenged AJ to take the top position. AJ went for a foot lock, but despite putting everything into it, Henderson showboated for the crowd by stroking his hair and chewing his nails before time ran out.

It was a hard fought match, and Benson Henderson came out the winner via unanimous decision.

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