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Leon Edwards chokes out Albert Tumenov at UFC 204

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Leon Edwards and Albert Tumenov met in a welterweight bout at UFC 204. In round 1, Edwards clinched with him up against the fence and took him down. Midway through the round, Edwards got half guard then mount and back to half guard with two minutes to go. Edwards was not playing around. Tumenov scrambled and got to his feet with a little over a minute to go in the round. Edwards scored another takedown and got his back to end the round. In round 2, Edwards was looking to take the fight to the ground but Tumenov was using good takedown defense and wasn’t allowing any takedowns. They stand and traded for the entire round. In round 3, Edwards was once again looking to take the fight to the ground and did so when he caught a kick and got back mount in the middle of the round. Edwards locked in the rear-naked choke for the win.

UFC 204 took place on Saturday, October 8 in Manchester, England. The UFC Fight Pass prelims started at 6:30PM/3:30PM ETPT with four bouts while the FOX Sports 1 prelims aired at 8PM/5PM ETPT with four bouts. The main card (PPV) aired at 10PM/7PM ETPT with four bouts.



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