Tony Ferguson vs. Yves Edwards
Round 1: Both fighters cautious early. Edwards moves in and misses with a combination. Ferguson lands an inside leg kick followed by two outside leg kicks. Edwards answers with a left hand. Ferguson pushes forward landing a right hand. Ferguson has the center of the cage. Edwards works from the outside. Edwards lands a left hook and a high kick. Edwards moves inside the pocket and fires a combination. The left hand on the end landed cleanly. Ferguson lands a lead uppercut. Edwards lands a right hook. Edwards moves in and eats a right hand that may have hurt him. Ferguson throws a high kick that’s blocked. Ferguson starting to find his range. He lands a right hand that hurts Edwards. Edwards is in survival mode. Ferguson lands an uppercut that hurts Edwards. Edwards answers with a head kick. Edwards takes him down. Ferguson reverses him and they get to their feet as the bell sounds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Ferguson.
Round 2: Ferguson lands a short uppercut like a jab. Edwards moves in and lands a combination. Edwards ducks a hook and lands a right hand that rocks Ferguson. Edwards lands a flying knee. Ferguson recovers and lands an outside leg kick. Ferguson is bleeding from his nose. Ferguson throwing lead uppercuts and lands one. The pace has slowed. Edwards lands a counter right hand. They exchange punches to the body. Edwards lands a counter left hand but Ferguson counter that with a right hand. Edwards partially lands a head kick. Ferguson continues to move forward. Edwards goes for a takedown. Ferguson fends it off and takes Edwards down. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edwards.
Round 3: Edwards moves in with a combination. Ferguson eats a right hand and continues to move forward. Inside leg kick lands for Edwards. Ferguson answers with a left hand. Ferguson mixing up his strikes but Edwards blocking them. Straight left lands for Edwards. Edwards works two outside leg kicks. Half way through the round, Edwards lands a left hand and misses with a head kick. Edwards moving in and landing punches and getting out before taking damage. Edwards looks for a takedown but Ferguson has none of it. Edwards lands a combination to the body and head in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Edwards.
The judges score the fight 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 for Ferguson by unanimous decision.