Leon Edwards Defeats Kamaru Usman Again (1 Viewer)


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Aug 19, 2022
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Leon Edwards retained his throne as the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight titleholder after a majority decision win over Kamaru Usman at UFC 286 on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London.

Edwards utilized his exceptional takedown defense, impressive counterstriking, and kicks to the body, head, and legs to secure the victory. The judges scored the bout 48-46, 48-46, and 47-47.

With a 2-1 advantage over Usman in their trilogy, Edwards now dominates the 170-pound weight class. Usman struggled to break through Edwards' gameplan and failed to dethrone the champion. Despite benefiting from a point deduction in Round 3, Usman could not shift the momentum in his favor.

Edwards' superior performance culminated in a fifth-round defense against Usman's increasingly desperate takedown attempts, coupled with partially blocked head kicks, short-range uppercuts, and a superb standing elbow.
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