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Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad Ends In No Contest Through Eye Poke At UFC Vegas 21

We’ve a really thrilling 13-fight card going underway tonight at UFC Vegas 21, as Leon Edwards makes his lengthy awaited return to the octagon reverse No. 13 ranked Belal Muhammad within the five-round foremost occasion of the night.

Edwards hasn’t fought since July of 2019, the place he secured a five-round unanimous resolution victory over former UFC light-weight champion Rafael dos Anjos. That’s the identical period of time Muhammad has been in a position to go 3-0 in.

These three victories came visiting the likes of Takashi Sato (rear bare choke), former Bellator welterweight champion Lyman Good (UD), and fellow former Titan FC welterweight champion Dhiego Lima (UD) simply final month.

Edwards remained at No. 3 within the welterweight division by way of all this day off, the place the UFC put him after defeating dos Anjos. Each males additionally got here into this struggle with a powerful report of 18-3, trying to enhance that to 19-3.

Proceed studying to see how this welterweight foremost occasion went down:

Official Consequence: Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad Outcomes In No Contest At :18 of spherical two

Spherical 1

Edwards is exhibiting no indicators of ring rust early on, which is nice to see. He takes the middle and lands a pleasant jab-cross earlier than tying up, trying to take Muhammad down.

Muhammad works his means out and makes an attempt to regain the middle of the octagon.

Edwards lands a vicious left head kick halfway by way of the spherical and had Muhammad harm badly. He lands just a few good punches instantly afterward earlier than tying up with him once more, to our shock.

Muhammad survives, however Edwards ends spherical one trying as sharp as he ever has.

Spherical 2

Not lengthy into spherical two and Edwards lands the second eye poke of the struggle, however this one was a lot worse than the one landed within the first. It was so dangerous actually, the struggle was stopped due to it, leading to our second no contest of the night time.

It seems the 2 of those males will maintain their equivalent information till a later date.