Leon Edwards has recorded a larger part choice triumph over Kamaru Usman to effectively defend his UFC welterweight title at UFC 286 in London.
Last year, Edwards pulled off one of the extraordinary rebound wins to oust the long-lasting boss, and it set up the opportunity to have the set of three battle between the pair in Britain.
Usman was the reasonable #1 to recapture the belt that he lost when he was taken out in stunning conditions, however Edwards figured out how to invalidate his statement to a great extent.
On various events, the Nigerian legend was fruitful with takedowns, yet Edwards was similarly as great in repulsing the ground assaults which followed, regardless of whether a purposeful enclosure snatch prompted a point being docked.
At the point when the pair battled openly, Edwards was the better warrior, much of the time associating with leg kicks which made harm while never coming close halting Usman.
Beside takedowns and the point allowance, Usman had his own striking achievement, yet there was a proficiency about how Edwards approached his offense that was continuously going to intrigue the appointed authorities.
Edwards was eventually given the decision by scorecards of 48-46 with two authorities, the other scoring it 47-47.
Colby Covington, the number two positioned contender in the division, is currently in line to challenge Edwards in his next session, as most would consider to be normal to happen in the US.
On the undercard, Justin Gaethje defeated Rafael Fiziev in a thrill ride more than three adjusts, the conflict being considered to be the battle of the night after the American endured the forceful style of his rival to take a greater part choice.