VIDEO | UFC 204 Results: Leon Edwards submits Albert Tumenov

VIDEO | UFC 204 Results: Leon Edwards submits Albert Tumenov

A welterweight scrap between Leon Edwards and Albert Tumenov took place during tonight’s UFC 204 prelims in Manchester,…

Round one begins and Edwards throws a front kick to the body to start things off. Tumenov is using some nifty head movement to try and get inside. Edwards misses with a combination but shoots in and scores with a takedown. Tumenov gets right back up to his feet, but Edwards is able to score a trip and drag Albert back to the ground. Leon moves to half guard and works a couple of short shots. He quickly pass to half guard but Albert scrambles and gets back to full guard. Edwards transitions back to side control and then quickly moves to full guard. Tumenov scrambles back to half guard. Good transitions here from both fighters. Albert scrambles and gets back up to his feet. Leon quickly shoots in and presses Tumenov back against the cage. He takes the back of Albert and sinks in one hook. The fighters battle for position. The referee sends out a verbal warning for the fighters to work. Leon is able to sink his second hook and flattens Albert out. However, the horn sounds to end round one before he can land any strikes.

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