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UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis II
UFC 164 Bendo vs Pettis.jpg
The poster for UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis II.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateAugust 31, 2013
VenueBMO Harris Bradley Center
CityMilwaukee, Wisconsin
Total gate$907,116[1]
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis II UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader

UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis II was a mixed martial arts event held on August 31, 2013, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[3][4]


The main event was expected to be a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between the current champion Benson Henderson and top contender TJ Grant.[5] However, Grant was forced out of the bout with an injury and was replaced by Anthony Pettis.[6] Henderson and Pettis met in 2010 at the final event for World Extreme Cagefighting, WEC 53. Pettis defeated Henderson via unanimous decision to win the final WEC Lightweight title in a bout that was widely praised by MMA fans and pundits alike as the fight of the year.[7]

Co-featured was a bout between two former UFC Heavyweight Champions, Frank Mir and Josh Barnett.[8]

Ryan Couture was expected to face Quinn Mulhern at this event. However, Mulhern was forced out with a hand injury and was replaced by Al Iaquinta.[9]

Yoel Romero was expected to face Derek Brunson at this event. However, Brunson was forced out with an injury and was replaced by newcomer Brian Houston.[10] Houston ended up also getting injured and Romero was removed from the card.[11]


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Anthony Pettis def. Benson Henderson (c) Submission (armbar) 1 4:31 [a]
Heavyweight Josh Barnett def. Frank Mir TKO (knee) 1 1:56
Featherweight Chad Mendes def. Clay Guida TKO (punches) 3 0:30
Heavyweight Ben Rothwell def. Brandon Vera TKO (punches and knees) 3 1:54
Featherweight Dustin Poirier def. Erik Koch Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–27, 29–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Fox Sports 1)
Lightweight Gleison Tibau def. Jamie Varner Decision (split) (29–28, 27–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Flyweight Tim Elliott def. Louis Gaudinot Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–26, 30–26) 3 5:00
Welterweight Hyun Gyu Lim def. Pascal Krauss TKO (knee and punches) 1 3:58
Bantamweight Chico Camus def. Kyung Ho Kang Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Facebook/YouTube)
Heavyweight Soa Palelei def. Nikita Krylov TKO (punches) 3 1:34
Lightweight Al Iaquinta def. Ryan Couture Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Magnus Cedenblad def. Jared Hamman Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:57


Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[13]

  • Fight of The Night: Pascal Krauss vs. Hyun Gyu Lim
  • Knockout of The Night: Chad Mendes
  • Submission of the Night: Anthony Pettis

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Wisconsin's Department of Safety and Professional Services. It does not include sponsor money or "locker room" bonuses often given by the UFC and also do not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.[14]

  • Anthony Pettis: $54,000 ($27,000 win bonus) def. Benson Henderson: $110,000
  • Josh Barnett: $160,000 (no win bonus) def. Frank Mir: $200,000
  • Chad Mendes: $62,000 ($31,000 win bonus) def. Clay Guida: $44,000
  • Ben Rothwell: $108,000 ($54,000 win bonus) def. Brandon Vera: $70,000
  • Dustin Poirier: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus) def. Erik Koch: $15,000
  • Gleison Tibau: $74,000 ($37,000 win bonus) def. Jamie Varner: $17,000
  • Tim Elliott: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Louis Gaudinot: $8,000
  • Hyun Gyu Lim: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus) def. Pascal Krauss: $15,000
  • Chico Camus: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Kyung Ho Kang: $8,000
  • Soa Palelei: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus) def. Nikita Krylov: $8,000
  • Al Iaquinta: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus) def. Ryan Couture: $15,000
  • Magnus Cedenblad: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Jared Hamman: $14,000

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "UFC 164 draws reported 9,178 attendance for $907,116 live gate". MMA Junkie. 2013-09-01. Retrieved 2013-09-01.
  2. ^ "Pay Per View". MMAPayout.com. 2013-09-10. Retrieved 2013-09-10.
  3. ^ Jesse Holland (2013-03-15). "UFC 164 official for Aug. 31 at Bradley Center in Milwaukee". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
  4. ^ Staff (2013-03-16). "UFC plans return to Milwaukee". JSonline.com. Retrieved 2013-03-16.
  5. ^ A.J. Perez (2013-06-04). "Henderson, Grant to headline UFC 164". msn.foxsports.com. Retrieved 2013-06-04.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ John Morgan (2013-07-12). "T.J. Grant injured, Anthony Pettis now meets champ Benson Henderson at UFC 164". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-07-12.
  7. ^ Gene Mrosko (2010-12-16). "WEC 53 results: Anthony Pettis decisions Ben Henderson to win WEC lightweight title". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2010-12-16.
  8. ^ Thomas Myers (2013-05-29). "Frank Mir vs Josh Barnett fight set for UFC 164 in Milwaukee". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2013-05-29.
  9. ^ MMAjunkie.com Staff (2013-07-16). "Quinn Mulhern out, Al Iaquinta meets Ryan Couture at UFC 164 in Milwaukee". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
  10. ^ MMAjunkie.com Staff (2013-08-04). "Brian Houston replaces Derek Brunson, meets Yoel Romero at UFC 164". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-08-04.
  11. ^ MMAweekly.com Staff (2013-08-14). "Yoel Romero vs. Brian Houston Nixed; UFC 164 Fight Card Stands Complete at 12 Bouts". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
  12. ^ "UFC® 164 Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown: Henderson vs. Pettis". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2013-07-13.
  13. ^ Staff (2013-09-01). "UFC 164 bonuses: Pettis, Mendes, Lim, Krauss win $50,000". MMAjunkie.com. Archived from the original on 2013-09-03. Retrieved 2013-09-01.
  14. ^ Staff (October 11, 2013). "UFC 164 salaries: Mir, Barnett top $1,126,000 payroll". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved October 11, 2013.