On Saturday, Feb. 23, the UFC held UFC 157 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

The event was headlined by women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who competed in the Octagon for the first time against former Strikeforce title challenger Liz Carmouche. The historic bout marked the first women’s fight in the promotion’s history.

In addition to the main event, the main card also featured former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida battling former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson, longtime WEC featherweight kingpin Urijah Faber rematched Ivan Menjivar in a bantamweight affair, Ultimate Fighter 11 winner Court McGee made his welterweight debut against Josh Neer, and former title challenger Josh Koscheck welcomed Robbie Lawler back to the UFC.

The event featured a total of 12 bouts. The pay-per-view main card featured five bouts, while the preliminary card was split between a two-hour, four-fight showcase on FX and an additional three bouts streamed via the promotion’s YouTube page.

Below are highlights from the entire card, including the co-main event between Henderson and Machida (via Fox Sports). Machida outpointed Henderson en route to a split decision victory. For a full recap and results of the entire card, click here.

The UFC 157 card:

PPV Main Card
Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche – for women’s bantamweight title
Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida
Urijah Faber vs. Ivan Menjivar
Court McGee vs. Josh Neer
Josh Koscheck vs. Robbie Lawler
FX Preliminary Card
Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
Mike Chiesa vs. Anton Kuivanen
Dennis Bermudez vs. Matt Grice
Sam Stout vs. Caros Fodor
YouTube Preliminary Card
Brock Jardine vs. Kenny Robertson
Neil Magny vs. Jon Manley
Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Yuri Villefort

Photo: Lyoto Machida (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

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