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Fabian Edwards Dominates Gegard Mousasi, Earns Title Fight With Johnny Eblen – Bellator 296 Results (Highlights) | MiddleEasy

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Edwards punches Mousasi a few times to begin the round. Mousasi throws a leg kick before being taken down by Edwards. Mousasi hits Edwards from his back. Having a butterfly guard, Mousasi slaps Edwards a few times. Edwards looks for more control but Mousasi reverses position, getting top position himself. Mousasi lands an illegal knee to the head of the grounded Edwards. The referee pauses the fight for a minute or two.
An illegal knee from @mousasi_mma.#Bellator296 | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ @SHOsports | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท @RMCSport pic.twitter.com/2y6oMk0JoG
Mousasi lands a good right hand before looking for another takedown. Edwards denies this attempt and proceeds to control Mousasi in the clinch. Edwards takes down Mousasi in the final seconds of the round.
Ouch. #Bellator296 | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ @SHOsports | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท @RMCSport pic.twitter.com/TFuxZQ1cNW
CDS: 10-9 Edwards
CDS: 10-9 Edwards
CDS: 10-9 Edwards
Edwards utilizes his quick movement to get away from most of Mousasiโ€™s striking attacks. Edwards chops down the legs of Mousasi with kicks. Mousasi closes the distance by landing some punches and grabs a takedown of Edwards. Edwards doesnโ€™t take too long to get back up. 
Round 5:
Edwards pours on the pressure, finding a great rhythm in the striking department. Mousasi lands a solid jab but is eye poked in the exchange. Fight resumes. Edwards fires a body kick. Mousasi eats a knee to the body. Edwards racks up many leg kicks. Mousasi lands a jab. Edwards is in-and-out with his consistent leg kick attack. Edwards punches to the head and then to the body in an excellent combo. 
.@fabianedwards24 lands at will on @mousasi_mma.#Bellator296 | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ @SHOsports | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท @RMCSport pic.twitter.com/9w9lTMSPyq
That’s a big takedown from @mousasi_mma.#Bellator296 | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ @SHOsports | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท @RMCSport pic.twitter.com/invMj2bXhm
Outstanding takedown from @fabianedwards24.#Bellator296 | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ @SHOsports | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท @RMCSport pic.twitter.com/yhQRPvjoet
Itโ€™s main event time at Bellator 296.
Former two-time Bellator Middleweight Champion Gegard Mousasi faces off with top contender Fabian Edwards to determine who will get the next title shot against reigning champ Johnny Eblen.
CDS: 10-9 Edwards

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