Leon Edwards survives fifth-round scare from Nate Diaz to take unanimous resolution win at UFC 263.
The primary-ever UFC bout that was set for 5 rounds that was neither a primary occasion nor a title combat ends in victory for Leon Edwards — although Nate Diaz almost bought the most effective of him within the combat’s ultimate minute.
A quiet first spherical noticed Diaz play his typical thoughts video games and attempt to make issues unorthodox along with his assaults. Edwards landed the higher strikes, nonetheless, and when Diaz began to get issues going, Edwards clinched him up and landed a takedown, plus some leg kicks as well when standing.
Diaz continued to attempt his thoughts video games within the second spherical, and he almost locked Edwards in a leg lock. However Edwards’ leg kicks have been the main focus of the spherical, and that included one which appeared to stun Diaz.
Edwards continued to take Diaz down within the third spherical, busting him open round his face with a giant elbow and a number of other onerous pictures. Diaz tried to play it cool, throwing up a double center finger (which Edwards responded along with his personal) and noticed the horn.
Regardless of close to upset in combat’s ultimate minute, Leon Edwards will get resolution win over Nate Diaz in five-round bout at UFC 263
Edwards’ hanging success continued over the remaining two rounds, however Diaz precipitated an enormous scare within the combat’s ultimate minute, rocking Edwards and stumbling him with a Stockton slap and left hand, plus a number of follow-up strikes.
But it surely wasn’t sufficient, as Edwards got here away with
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