The much-anticipated trilogy fight between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards took place on Saturday and it was Edwards who leaves The O2 in London with the UFC welterweight title still around his waist after earning a majority decision win over Usman in the main event of UFC 286
The action was close throughout the five-round fight, but Edwards earned a pair of winning scores to go up 2-1 in the trilogy.
Judges Ben Cartlidge and Chris Lee both scored the fight 48-46 in favor of the champion, while David Lethaby scored the fight as a 47-47 draw
This is the first decision win for Edwards over Kamaru Usman after nearly 13 full rounds of action between them. Usman won their first meeting by unanimous decision in their first fight in December 2015, but Edwards got his revenge seven years later with a head kick in the final minute of the final round of their rematch at UFC 278 this past August.
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