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UFC 156: Aldo vs Edgar LIVE Play by Play
Last Updated on Sunday, 3 February 2013 12:54
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Round 1: The two fighters touch gloves and UFC 156 is officially underway.  They exchange leg kicks to start the fight.  Figueroa steps in with his jab.  Figueroa lands a hard right hand in the exchange and a kick to the body.  Rivera fires back, landing a right hand.  Figueroa goes to the body.  He lands a left hook that knocks Rivera down. Figueroa works in Rivera’s guard.  Rivera scrambles back to his feet.  Figueroa lands a right hand.  Rivera answers with a hard outside leg kick.  Rivera delivers a kick to the body.  They exchange.  Figueroa lands a right hand.  Rivera drives forward and secures a takedown.  Rivera passes Figueroa’s guard into side control.  Figueroa works his way back to his feet.  The pace slows in the final minute of the round.  Rivera lands a high kick and gets a trip takedown.  Rivera postures up and lands punches.  He stands over Figueroa.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Figueroa.

Round 2: They exchange leg kcks.  Rivera lands two hard outside leg kicks.  Figueroa lands a combination.  Rivera throws an outside leg kick.  Figueroa catches it and takes the fight to the ground. He works in Rivera’s full guard.  Figueroa postures up and lands a right hand.  Rivera backs up to the cage.  He scrambles back to his feet.  Rivera delivers a kick to the body.  Rivera steps in with a combination.  Figueroa looks to have slowed.  Rivera works kicks to the legs.  Rivera lands a counter right hook.  Rivera moving forward.  Rivera times a right hand.  Rivera comes on and lands a big right hand.  He fires off a series of strikes.  Figueroa is hurt.  Rivera chases him and lands punches.  Figueroa falls to the canvas and the referee steps in to stop the fight. Rivera wins by TKO.

The official time of the stoppage was 4:20 of the second round.

Round 1: Kimura moves in with a jab.  Camus steps forward and lands a hard right hand.  Camus closes the distance and secures a takedown.  Camus works inside Kimura’s full guard.  Kimura works a high guard.  Kimura is active from the bottom.  Kimura works for a oma plata and uses it to sweep.  Kimura takes Camus’ back.  Camus gains top position.  Kimura doing a good job of not taking damage.  Kimura looks for an arm bar.  Camus defends the position.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Camus.

Round 2: Camus lands an outside leg kick to start the round.  Camus lands a right hand.  Camus moves on the outside.  He steps in with an outside leg kick.  Kimura lands a right hand.  Camus landing his leg kicks regularly.  He switches stances and circles on the outside.  Kimura lands a right hand.  Camus closes the distance and presses Kimura against the cage.  Kimura lands short punches to the body.  They exchange knees to the body inside the clinch.  Kimura turns him and separates.  Camus quickly drops down and secures a takedown.  Kimura works for an arm bar.  Camus steps over and gets out of it.  Kimura works for a triangle choke.  Kimura works for a straight arm bar.  The bell sounds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Camus.

Round 3: Kimura lands his jab, but Camus answers with a right hand.  Kimura steps in and Camus drops down and works for a takedown.  He presses Kimura against the cage.  Camus lands a right hand and drops down for a takedown.  Kimura gains top position and lands in the mount.  Camus rolls, giving up his back.  Kimura locks on a rear naked choke and Camus is forced to tap out.

The official time of the submission was 1:50 of the third round.

Round 1: Vallie-Flagg moves forward.  He comes out aggressive and lands a body kick.  Edwards lands an uppercut.  Edwards steps in with a stiff jab.  Vallie-Flagg working the body of Edwards with punches.  They clinch briefly before separating.  Edwards goes to the body.  Vallie-Flagg delivers a right hand.  Vallie-Flagg lands a front kick to the body.  The clinch and Vallie-Flagg lands a knee to the body.  Edwards pushes him away and fires off a high kick.  Vallie-Flagg lands to the body and an uppercut inside the clinch.  Vallie-Flagg moving forward.  He lands a right hand.  Edwards clinches after Vallie-Flagg misses with a superman punch.  They break and Edwards lands a lead uppercut.  Edewards lands a hard kick to the body.  Vallie-Flagg catches it but Edwards lands a flying knee.  Vallie-Flagg presses Edwards against the cage.  Edwards circles away.  Vallie-Flagg swings away but misses.  They clinch and the bell sounds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Vallie-Flagg.

Round 2: Vallie-Flagg presses forward.  Edwards lands a kick to the body.  Vallie-Flagg catches it and ties Edwards up.  He presses Edwards against the cage.  They separate.  Edwards looking to counter punch.  Vallie-Flagg  misses with a spinning back fist.  They clinch and Edwards lands a knee to the body.  Vallie-Flagg lands a combination on the inside.  Edwards lands a stiff jab. Edwards lands a combination.  Vallie-Flagg initiates the clinch.  Edwards turns him and works for a takedown and gets it.  Edwards moves to half guard.  Edwards advances to side control.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Edwards advances to the mount position.  Vallie-Flagg rolls and Edwards takes his back.  Edwards works for the rear naked choke with both hooks in.  Edwards softens Vallie-Flagg up with short punches.  Vallie-Flagg defends the submission attempt.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edwards.

Round 3: Vallie-Flagg delivers a front kick to the body of Edwards.  Vallie-Flagg moves forward.  Edwards counters with a combination.  Vallie-Flagg continues to press forward.  Vallie-Flagg lands an inside leg kick.  Edwards lands a knee inside the clinch.  Vallie-Flagg presses Edwards against the fence.  Edwards circles out.  Edwards lands a counter uppercut.  Vallie-Flagg lands a right hand.  Vallie-Flagg delivers a knee inside the clinch followed by a right hand.  Edwards works for a takedown.  Vallie-Flagg shakes it off.  They clinch and Vallie-Flagg lands an elbows.  Edwards spins away.  Edwards lands a counter uppercut.  Vallie-Flagg goes to the body.  Edwards has slowed.  Vallie-Flagg continues to apply pressure.  Edwards lands a left hand.  Vallie-Flagg lands a front kick to the body followed by a right hand.  Vallie-Flagg presses Edwards against the cage.  They exchange at the end.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Vallie-Flagg.

The judges score the fight for Vallie-Flagg by split decision.  The scorecards read 29-28, 28-29, and 29-28.

Round 1: Volkmann lands a leg kick.  Green standing in front of Volkmann.  Volkmann works for a single leg takedown, and gets it.  He is in side control.  Green works back to half guard. Volkmann lands short left hands to the side of Green’s head.  Green works back to full guard.  Volkmann stands over him and stacks Green against the cage.  Green pushes Volkmann off but Volkmann stays on him and takes Green’s back.  Volkmann gets both hooks in and applies a body triangle.  Volkmann works for a rear naked choke.  Green defends it.  Volkmann lands short left hands to the side of Green’s head.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Volkmann.

Round 2: Green lands an outside leg kick.  Volkmann secures a takedown but Green immediately gets back to his feet.  Volkmann goes for another takedown but Green sprawls.  Green presses Volkmann against the fence.  They separate. Volkmann goes for a takedown but Green has none of it.  Green gains top position.  He works inside Volkmann’s full guard.  Green lands a hard shot from the top.  He delivers short elbows and hammer fists to the body.  Green moves to half guard and lands short elbows to the face of Volkmann.  Green lands a couple of hard elbows.  Green is inflicting damage.  Two minutes remain in the round.  The referee stands them up, and I have no idea why.  The crowd boos.  Green delivers an inside leg kick.  Green lands a left hand to the body.  He fires off a high kick.  Volkmann works for a takedown.  Volkmann drags Green to the canvas.  Volkmann has Green’s back.  Volkmann looks to apply a rear naked choke.  Green defends.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Green.

Round 3: Volkmann works his jab.  Green goes to the body.  Volkmann looks for a takedown but Green sprawls.  Volkmann lands an accidental kick to the groin.  Green is given time to recover.  He does and the fight is restarted.  Green lands in inside leg kick.  Green lands a hard kick to the body.  Volkmann closes the distance.  Green trips him and gains top position.  Green is in side control.  Volkmann works back to half guard.  Green lands a hammer fist.  Volkmann tries to sweep but Green stands and gets free.  Volkmann works for a takedown but Green stuffs it.  Volkmann secures a takedown but Green reverses him.  He stands, but Volkmann gets his back and pulls him to the canvas.  Green turns and has the mount.  he lands punches.  Volkmann hands on.  Volkmann is in a lot of trouble with a minute remaining.  Volkmann is bloodied.  Volkmann rolls over and Green applies a rear naked choke.  Volkmann taps out.  Green wins by submission.

Round 1: They take the center of the cage.  Woodley pumps his jab.  He rushes in and lands a huge right hand.  Hieron gets knocked down.  Woodley swoops in and lands punches knocking Hieron out.  That was quick.

The official time of the knockout was 36 seconds of the first round.

Round 1: Dunham circles on the outside.  Tibau moving forward.  Dunham moves in with a combination.  Tibau answers with a counter left hook.  They exchange, both landing.  Tibau secures a takedown.  Dunham scrambles back to his feet.  Tibau applies a guillotine choke.  Dunham rolls free.  Tibau has top position.  He makes Dunham carry his weight.  Dunham stands and presses Tibau against the cage.  They exchange knees to the body.  They separate.  Tibau delivers a stiff jab. Dunham lands a left hand.  He works for a takedown.  Tibau shakes it off.  They battle for position along the cage. Dunham lands punches to the body.  The bell sounds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Tibau.

Round 2: Dunham lands a combination.  He moves forwards with a right hook.  Tibau moves forward and Dunham lands a left hand.  Tibau lands a counter left hand that makes Dunham to back away.  Dunham works for a takedown.  He presses Tibau to the cage and lands knees to Tibau’s thighs. Dunham lands knees to the body.  They separate and Dunham lands a stiff jab.  Tibau looks for a takedown but Dunham shakes it off.  Dunham moving forward.  He drops for a takedown but Tibau stuffs it.  Dunham lands a right hand to Tibau’s chin.  Dunham lands a left  hand in an exchange.  He steps in with a stiff jab.  Tibau looking to counter.  Dunham lands an uppercut.  Tibau answers with a left hand.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Dunham.

Round 3: Dunham comes out and misses with a straight kick.  Tibau goes for a takedown.  Dunham looks for a guillotine choke and gets up.  Tibau looks for a guillotine choke but Dunham defends it.  They’re tied up against the cage. They separate.  Dunham is setting the pace.  He shoots for a takedown.  Tibau stuffs it and lands a right hand.  Dunham gets another takedown attempt stuffed. Dunham landing his jab regularly.  Tibau drops for a takedown.  He pressed Dunham against the cage.  Dunham turns him and separates.  Tibau lands a right hand.  Dunham steps in with a combination.  Tibau has slowed.  Dunham looks to get the fight to the ground.  He lands a knee to the body.  They exchange and Dunham lands his jab.  He steps in with his jab and is out of the way when Tibau counters.  Dunham lands a stiff jab, and another.  They both get takedowns stuffed.  Dunham steps in with his jab.  He delivers a flying knee that lands.  He lands another.  Dunham is pouring it on in the closing seconds.  Tibau is cut.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Dunham.

The judges score the fight for Dunham by split decision.  The scorecards read 29-28, 28-29, and 29-29.

Round 1: Benavidez moving forward.  They exchange leg kicks.  Benavidez jumps in with a punch and McCall works to get the fight to the ground.  Benavidez has none of it and lands on the break.  McCall circles on the outside.  McCall lands a hard kick to the body.  They exchange along the cage, both landing.  Benavidez lands a left hand that staggers McCall.  Benavidez lands an accidental knee to the groin.  McCall recovers and the fight is restarted.  Benavidez lands a counter right hand that makes McCall move away.  McCall lands a kick to the body.  Benavidez leaps in with a right hand followed by an outside leg kick.  McCall delivers a knee to the body.  He lands an elbow, but Benavidez counters with a right hand.  McCall lands a left hand.  Benavidez moves in McCall lands. Benavidez is cut at the hairline. The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Benavidez.

Round 2: Benavidez takes the center of the cage.  He moves forward.  He lands a right hand.  They exchange right hands.  Benavidez delivers a kick to the body.  McCall lands a counter right hand.  Benavidez ansers with a right hand of his own.  McCall lands an outside leg kick.  They both miss with big shots.  Benavidez lands a right hand.  He pushes forward.  They clinch.  McCall lands two knees to the body.  Benavidez presses McCall against the fence.  They separate.  McCall is moving forward.  He lands a right hand.  They exchange right hands.  Benavidez paws with his jab.  Benavidez ducked under and McCall gains top position.  He lands hammer fists.  McCall advances to the mount.  Benavidez scrambles.  McCall lands hammer fists.  Benavidez gets space and stands.  McCall stays on him and lands a knee.  McCall has Benavidez pressed against the cage.  He delivers knees.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for McCall.

Round 3: Benavidez moves forward and lands a big right hand.  McCall fires back.  McCall lands a right hand.  McCall closes the distance and clinches.  Benavidez separates and lands on the break.  Benavidez is getting aggressive.  They exchange kicks to the body.  McCall falls but immediately bounces to his feet.  Benavidez misses with huge hooks.  He lands a short right hand on the inside.  Benavidez lands a kick to the body followed by a right hand.  McCall drops down and secures a takedown.  Benavidez scrambles to his feet.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Benavidez lands a kick to the body.  They exchange leg kicks.  Benavidez moves in with a flurry but McCall moves away.  Benavidez lands a combination. McCall answers with a right hand to the body.  Benavidez moves in with a combination.   McCall counters with a left hand.  Benavidez delivers a hard kick to the body.  Benavidez lands a right hand and a combination at the bell.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Benavidez.

The judges score the fight for Benavidez by unanimous decision.  All three scorecards read 29-28.

Round 1: They touch gloves and Maia immediately dives for a takedown.  He does.  He takes Fitch’s back.  Fitch stands, but Maia is on his back.  Maia lands short right hands.  Maia has a body triangle applied. He works for a rear naked choke.  Fitch defends it. Maia stays on Fitch’s back.  He works for a rear naked choke.  Fitch peels it off.   Maia lets go of the body triangle and gets off Fitch’s back.  He trips Fitch to the canvas.  Fitch stands.  Maia drags Fitch back to the canvas.  Maia delivers knees to the body.  Maia delivers hammer fists to the side of Fitch’s head. Maia applies a body triangle.  He’s had Fitch’s back the entire round.  Maia delivers left hands to the body.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Maia.

Round 2: Fitch lands a kick to the body.  Fitch lands an outside leg kick.  Maia lands a left hand.  Maia drops for a single leg takedown and gets it.  Fitch scrambles back to his feet.  Fitch lands a counter right. Maia ties him up and drags him to the ground.  Maia takes Fitch’s back and puts in both hooks.  Maia works for a rear naked choke. Fitch defends it. Maia softens him up with right hands.  Maia applies the rear naked choke.  Fitch fights it off.  Maia has Fitch in a body triangle.  Maia is controlling Fitch.  Maia lands short left hands.  Fitch throwing punches behind his had, trying to hit Maia.  Maia works for the choke.  The bell sounds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Maia.

Round 3:  Fitch’s corner tells him to go for broke this round.  Fitch throws a high kick and Maia grabs him and works to get the fight to the ground.  He presses Fitch against the cage.  Maia takes Fitch’s back. He sinks in both hooks.  This is how the entire fight has played out.  Fitch stands and they separate.  Maia immediately closes the distance and works for a single leg takedown.  Fitch applies a guillotine choke.  Maia drops to his back to defend it.  He does, but Fitch has top position and lands a right hand.  Fitch delivers hooks to the body of Maia.  Maia scrambles back to his feet.  He presses Fitch against the cage.  Two minutes remain in the round. Fitch fights off the takedown and they separate.  Maia drops for a single leg takedown and gets it.  Maia takes Fitch’s back and here we go again.  Maia lands short shots.  Fitch fires back.  Maia advances to the mount position at the bell.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Maia.

All three judges scored the fight 30-27 for Maia by unanimous decision.

Round 1: Overeem takes the center of the cage.  He inches forward.  He switches his stance.  They clinch.  Overeem presses Silva against the cage.  Overeem lands a knee to the body.  Silva spins and separates.  Overeem moves in with a left to the body.  He presses Silva against the cage.  They separate.  Overeem lands a right hand and a knee to the body.  Overeem delivers more knees to the body.  They separate.  Silva clinches.  Overeem turns him and lands a knee to the body.  Overeem has Silva pressed against the cage.  He works knees to the legs and midsection of Silva.  Overeem backs away.  Overeem has his hands down.  He lands a right hand and a hard knee to Silva’s body.  Overeem delivers a hard outside leg kick.  Overeem is standing in front of Silva with his  hands down to his sides.  They clinch. Overeem works knees to the body and legs.  Overeem lands a hard knee to the body and separates.  Silva misses and Overeem counters with an uppercut.  They clinch and Overeem lands a knee to the body at the bell.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Overeem.

Round 2: Overeem steps in with his jab.  Silva lands an outside leg kick.  They exchange right hands.  Overeem clinches and takes Silva to the ground.  Overeem lands in side control.  Silva lands an elbow from the bottom.  Overeem stands and lands a big shot to the body.  Overeem works the body and head of Silva.  Overeem continues to land to the body of Silva.  Overeem stands and drops back in Silva’s guard.  Overeem stands and delivers a solid right hand.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Overeem controls Silva on the ground.  He postures and lands hooks to the body.  Overeem stands and referee Herb Dean stands Silva up.  Silva lands a knee inside the clinch.  Silva got Overeem’s attention.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Overeem.

Round 3: They meet at the center of the cage.  Overeem lands a knee to the body.  Silva fires back, landing a combination.  Silva lands and uppercut.  Overeem is hurt.  Silva lands another right hand.  Overeem is out on his feet.  Silva continues to hit him.  Overeem collapses to the canvas.  Silva wins by KO!

 

Round 1: Nogueira takes the center of the cage.  Evans paws with his lead hand.  Evans delivers first with an outside leg kick.  Nogueira paws with his lead hand.  Evans lands a kick to the body.  Evans throws a high kick that’s partially blocked.  Nogueira moves in with a right hand.  Nogueira moves in with a straight left.  Nogueira lands a left hand.  Evans lands a big right hand.  Nogueira misses with a left hand and Evans drops under and takes him down.  Nogueira quickly gets back to his feet but Evans landed shots as he did.  They clinch and Evans lands a right hand on the break.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Evans.

Round 2: They both work to establish their jabs.  Evans delivers an inside leg kick.  Nogueira lands a left hand.  Nogueira moves forward.  Evans circles on the outside.  Evans moves in with a right hand.  Nogueira checks a leg kick.  Evans looks for a takedown, but Nogueira has none of it.  Nogueira goes to the body.  Nogueira steps in with a left hand.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Nogueira lands a left hand.  Evans closes the distance and lands a combination.  Nogueira answers with a kick to the body followed by a stiff jab.  Evans works for a single leg takedown.  Nogueira stuffs it. Nogueira lands a right hand.  Evans eats a right hand. Nogueira presses forward.  They exchange jabs and leg kicks.  Evans fires off a high kick that’s blocked at the bell.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Nogueira.

Round 3:  Nogueira’s corner tells him he is winning and to keep attacking between rounds.  Evans’ corner tells him to use his speed.  Evans inches forward.  He lands to the body.  They’re standing in front of each other.  Nogueira lands a jab.  Evans moves in with a combination.  Evans moves in with a right and Nogueira answers with a left.  Nogueira lands his jab.  Nogueira lands a stiff jab.  Nogueira gets poked in the eye. He is given time to recover.  A doctor is called in to check the eye.  Nogueira is cleared to continue and the fight is resumed.  Evans goes to the body.  Nogueira lands a straight left.  Nogueira is the more active fighter.  Evans looks for a takedown but Nogueira moves away.  Nogueira lands a kick to the body.  Nogueira lands a left hand on the inside.  Evans answers with a jab.  Nogueira lands a jab of his own.  Evans tries to get it to the ground, but Nogueira defends it.  Nogueira lands a left  hand.  Nogueira steps in with a knee to the body.  Evans misses with a big right hand.  He lands a straight right.  They clinch.  Nogueira lands a knee to the body.  Evans lands a right hand.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Nogueira.

The judges score the fight for for Nogueira by unanimous decision.  All three scorecards read 29-28.

Round 1: They touch gloves and the main event is underway.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  Edgar works on the outside.  Edgar lands an inside leg kick.  Aldo lands a lead uppercut.  Aldo steps in with his jab.  Aldo lands his jab again, and again.  When Edgar moves in, Aldo fires off a right hand. Aldo lands a straight right down the middle.  Edgar delivers an outside leg kick. Aldo delivers a stiff jab.  Edgar lands a right hand.  Edgar presses forward.  Aldo lands a right hand, and another.  Aldo not throwing leg kicks, but he’s landing his jab regularly.  Aldo delivers a hard outside leg kick to the thigh of Edgar.  Edgar steps in and lands a right hand.  Aldo lands another hard leg kick.  Aldo fires off a high kick that’s blocked in the closing seconds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Aldo.

Round 2: Edgar moves forward.  Aldo lands a right hand and a counter left.  Edgar answers with a left.  Aldo lands his jab.  Aldo is timing his jab as Edgar moves in.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  They exchange right hands.  Edgar looks for a takedown and Aldo shakes it off.  Aldo lands an outside leg kick that buckles Edgar’s leg.  Edgar goes on the offensive but Aldo moves away.  Aldo lands a leg kick that knocks Edgar down.  Edgar gets back up immediately.  Aldo is the faster of the two.  Aldo lands a counter right hand followed by another leg kick.  Edgar picks up the pace and Aldo lands a flying knee.  Edgar presses Aldo against the cage.  Aldo pushes him off and they separate.  Aldo lands another leg kick but Edgar catches it and takes the fight to the ground.  Aldo immediately gets back to his feet.  Aldo lands his jab, and another, and another.  Aldo misses with a spinning back kick.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Aldo.

Round 3: Aldo throws a leg kick and Edgar takes him down.  Aldo bounces right back to his feet.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  Aldo answers with a straight right.  Edgar steps in with a right hand.  Edgar is moving forward.  Aldo lands a front kick to the face of Edgar.  Edgar is bleeding from his nose.  Aldo lands a left hand.  Edgar delivers a leg kick.  Aldo continues to land his jab.  Edgar plows forward with a combination.  Aldo lands his jab some more.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  Edgar lands the leg kick again.  Aldo answers with a left hook.  Edgar lands a combination. Edgar lands another combination.  Edgar lands a right hook.  Edgar works for a takedown but Aldo tosses him aside.  Edgar lands a counter right hand.  Inside leg kick landed by Edgar.  Close round.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Aldo.

Round 4: Aldo lands his jab.  Edgar lands a right hand.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  He lands an inside leg kick.  Aldo lands a spinning back kick to the body.  Aldo lands an outside leg kick.  Aldo lands his jab.  Edgar misses with a spinning back kick to the body.  He presses forward.  Edgar rushes in for a takedown.  Aldo stuffs it and they exchange.  Edgar lands an uppercut.  They exchange left hands.  Aldo is slowing down.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Edgar gets inside and slams Aldo to the canvas.  Aldo gets back up immediately.  Edgar presses him against the cage and lands knees to the legs of Aldo.  They separate.  Edgar lands an outside leg kick.  Edgar looks for a takedown but Aldo moves away.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

Round 5: Aldo lands his jab to start the final round.  Edgar pushes forward but doesn’t land anything. Aldo jumps in with a knee.  Aldo lands his jab, and again.  Edgar looks for a takedown but Aldo shakes it off.  Edgar lands a right hand.  Aldo lands a counter left hand.  Edgar closes the distance and clinches.  He lands a punch on the break.  Edgar lands a combination.  He follows up with a leg kick.  Aldo lands a right hand.  Two minutes remain in the round.  Edgar closes the distance and lands a knee.  He steps in with a combination.  Edgar is picking up the pace.  Aldo lands a counter right hand.  Edgar lands a combination on the inside.  Edgar lands another combination.  Edgar lands a lead left hook.  They exchange right hands.  Aldo jumps off the fence and lands a superman punch in the final seconds.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edgar.

The judges score the fight for Aldo by unanimous decision.  The scorecards read 49-46, 49-46, and 48-47.




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