UFC on Versus 6 Play-by-Play: Yves Edwards vs. Rafaello Oliveira

September 30, 2011

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Yves Edwards vs. Rafaello Oliveira

Round 1:  Oliveira comes out aggressive.  He unloads a high kick that’s blocked and goes on the attack.  Edwards circles out avoiding damage.  They clinch along the cage and Oliveira lands a couple of body shots before Edwards separates.  Oliveira misses with a high kick and Edwards misses with one of his own.  After a furious pace, the fighters are settling into the fight.  Edwards lands leg kicks.  Oliveira unloading big shots while Edwards attempts to land counter combinations.  Oliveira catches a leg kick and fires a punch down the middle.  Edwards covers and frees himself.  Oliveira definitely the aggressor in the first round but Edwards landed counter strikes effectively, enough to take the round.  MMAWeekly scores the first round 10-9 for Edwards.

Round 2: Oliveira comes out with a strong flurry, pressing Edwards, but Edwards fires back strong, connecting on several strikes. Edwards then rocks Oliveira, rocking him with punches and dropping him to the mat. Oliveira gets up, but Edwards keeps on him with knees and various strikes. Oliveira weathers the storm briefly, but Edwards drops him with a kick to the head and then follows him down, punching him in the face repeatedly until the referee stops the fight.

Yves Edwards def. Rafaello Oliveira by TKO (Strikes) at 2:44, R2

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