Leon Edwards beats Kamaru Usman again as O2 Arena goes wild | UFC | Sport

Usman landed a large appropriate hand and transitioned into a double leg, but Edwards made his way back to his toes quickly. Edwards then shot in with a takedown of his individual but was sprawled by the Nigerian Nightmare. 10-9 Edwards.

Early in the third, Usman dropped into a significant crotch and tossed the Brit to the floor. Edwards made his way to his ft but was pulled up for breaking the rules, this time for grabbing the fence. As a final result, Dean took a stage.

Because of to the issue remaining taken, they were stood back up to their feet but once more Edwards fouled Usman with a reduced blow. A aggressive spherical that could be a 9-9 with the issue deduction.

In the fourth, Usman upped the tempo landing a sequence of excellent straight shots as he backed up his fierce rival versus the cage. Edwards, normally circling, did not let himself to be a stationary goal for the takedown.

The Brummie was noticeably slower with just one to go but continued to land the reduced kick to terrific effect. Usman tried three takedowns but was not equipped to keep down his gentleman. 10-9 Usman for pushing the pace.

In the closing stanza, Edwards fired his first head kick of the struggle which partly landed by way of Usman’s guard. A pair of large backhands built it via adopted by one more head kick from Edwards as Usman looked to grapple in opposition to the fence.

Non-halt strain from Usman but most of the putting action came from Edwards. Usman landed his fourth takedown of the fight but all over again Edwards designed his way back to his ft – a testomony to his improved wrestling abilities. A ton of clinching versus the cage from Usman. Edwards’ placing gained him the round. 10-9 Edwards. A deserved winner.