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UFC 286: Leon Edwards Gets by Kamaru Usman in Trilogy Fight

Leon Edwards (image via UFC/YouTube)

By FCF Staff

Leon Edwards didn’t record a highlight reel finish like he did last time he faced Kamaru Usman, but the welterweight champ retained his title at UFC 286.

Usman pressured throughout the bout and managed to score a couple of takedowns. But, Edwards defended multiple takedown attempts and countered well, particularly with leg and body kicks. Despite being deducted a point in round three for a fence grab, Edwards was awarded the majority decision win to take the rubber match.

Here are the complete results for UFC 286, which took place in London, England.

UFC 286

Leon Edwards def. Kamaru Usman via majority decision (48-46, 48-46, 47-47)

Justin Gaethje def. Rafael Fiziev via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Gunnar Nelson def. Bryan Barberena via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 4:51

Jennifer Maia def. Casey O’Neill via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Marvin Vettori def. Roman Dolidze via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Jack Shore def. Makwan Amirkhani via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:27

Chris Duncan def. Omar Morales via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

Yanal Ashmoz def. Sam Patterson via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:15

Muhammad Mokaev def. Jafel Filho via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 4:32

Lerone Murphy def. Gabriel Santos via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Christian Duncan def. Dusko Todorovic via TKO (injury) – Round 1, 1:52

Jake Hadley def. Malcolm Gordon via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:01

Joanne Wood def. Luana Carolina via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Jai Herbert vs. Ludovit Klein declared majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Veronica Hardy def. Juliana Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Results via MMA Junkie.com.

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