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Saturday, Mar 13, 2021

UFC Vegas 21: Edwards- Muhammad Declared No Contest

Edwards and Muhammad (right)(image via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

The pivotal headliner for UFC Vegas 21 ended in unfortunate and scary circumstances tonight, after Belal Muhammad incurred a vicious eye poke.

The welterweight faced top contender Leon Edwards in the main event, who stunned Muhammad with a headkick in round one. In round two, however, Muhammad dropped to the floor in pain after taking an accidental poke to the eye. After an emotional and bloodied Muhammad was examined by the doctor, the fight was waived off.

Here are the complete results for the event, which took place at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas.

Leon Edwards – Belal Muhammad no contest (doctor stoppage due to eyepoke) R2, 0:18
Ryan Spann def. Misha Cirkunov via TKO (punches) R1, 1:11
Dan Ige def. Gavin Tucker via knockout (punch) R1, 0:22
Davey Grant def. Jonathan Martinez via knockout (punches) R2, 3:03
Matheus Nicolau def. Manel Kape via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart declared no contest (illegal knee) R1, 4:37
Angela Hill def. Ashley Yoder via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Charles Jourdain def. Marcelo Rojo via TKO (punches) R3, 4:31
Rani Yahya def. Ray Rodriguez via submission (arm-triangle choke) R2, 3:09
Nasrat Haqparast def. Rafa Garcia via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
J.J. Aldrich def. Cortney Casey via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jinh Yu Frey def. Gloria de Paula via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Matthew Semelsberger def. Jason Witt via knockout (punches) R1, 0:16

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posted by FCF Staff @ 10:39 pm
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