Yahoo Sports – Rousey faced adversity early, but managed to shake off Carmouche for another first-round arm bar win. | ANAHEIM, Calif. – Nothing else would have seemed appropriate. | It took her longer than it ever had before, but Ronda Rousey sent the huge crowd at the Honda Center home happy by submitting Liz Carmouche in the first round with, what else, an arm bar. | Rousey won the first women’s fight in UFC history by doing what she had done nine previous times, three in the amateurs and six in the professional ranks.
Lyoto Machida def. Dan Henderson
Henderson looked for his trademark right hand at UFC 157, but Machida proved to be too elusive. Lyoto landed the cleaner punches throughout their encounter, and he even scored the first takedown of the fight, tripping Henderson at the end of the first round.
Urijah Faber def. Ivan Menjivar
Ivan scored a takedown early in their UFC 157 encounter, but Faber pulled off a sweep and ended up on top. “The California Kid” brutalized Menjivar with some mean shots on the ground, and he jumped all over Ivan’s back during a scramble. Faber locked up a rear-naked choke shortly after, forcing the tap at the 4:34 mark of the first round.
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