Leon Edwards correctly defended his welterweight throne in opposition to Kamaru Usman at UFC 286.
Both competition fought in a substantial-stage MMA encounter that completely entertained battle enthusiasts. Edwards’ leg kick-heavy technique paid off as it significantly slowed down Usman in the later rounds. Even though Edwards had a place deducted for fence grabbing in the next round, he still managed to prevail on the judges scorecards by the vast majority final decision.
Though judges Ben Cartlidge and Chris Lee scored the bout 48-46 in favor of Leon Edwards, David Lethaby scored the contest a attract.
In the UFC, a greater part determination occurs when two of the 3 judges score the contest in favor of just one of the fighters, even though the third choose rules the battle a attract. In these a struggle, the fighter who will come out on best on the scorecards of the the vast majority of the judges in the long run prevails.
On the same night time, Gaethje and Rafael Fiziev engaged in a back-and-forth slugfest that was in the long run received by the a lot more resilient fighter. More than the whole 15 minutes, the lightweights went to war, but Gaethje’s power and ongoing offensive onslaught gave him the edge.
Decide Paul Sutherland scored the 1st two rounds in favor of Fiziev but gave spherical 3 to Justin Gaethje with a 10-8 rating, resulting in a majority choice victory for the American with scores of 29-28, 29-28, and 28-28.
Conor McGregor famously avenged his loss to rival Nate Diaz at UFC 202 by means of break up conclusion. With 6 break up/greater part choices, UFC286 is tied with The Best Fighter: Undefeated Finals for the most in UFC history.
Colby Covington throws shade at Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman ahead of their UFC 286 principal celebration clash
Colby Covington is back to being his contentious, unfiltered self, making a shock comeback as the backup fighter for the UFC 286 key event clash between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman.
Covington has not fought given that his unanimous choice victory more than rival Jorge Masidal in a grudge bout at UFC 272. The former UFC interim welterweight winner has currently fought for the undipsuted title two times in opposition to Kamaru Usman.
Now that Leon Edwards has captured and defended the welterweight championship, Covington is established to get a combat versus ‘Rocky’ subsequent. Whilst previewing Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman in a the latest job interview, Covington said:
“You know, I don’t definitely have a prediction. I just wanna see a excellent combat. You know, hopefully they [Edwards and Usman] struggle their hearts out. Cause now they gotta come see Daddy up coming. They gotta appear see the male. The man that drew all their ratings. Everyone was conversing me this weekend. They weren’t conversing about them. No a single cares about them. They have no charisma. People guys, they don’t do something.”
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