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Round 1 - Referee Yves Lavigne oversees the night's co-feature. Oliveira takes the center and kicks the body. He wants to use his length early. Edgar lands a crisp right that catches Oliveira's attention. Oliveira moves inside, and they hit the deck. Oliveira tries to grab a leg, but Edgar pulls free, and they reset. Oliveira using his length, but Edgar is very aggressive and off to the quick start he wanted. The clinch up, and Oliveira falls to guard. Brazil chats fill the air, and Oliveira misses as he goes for an arm. Edgar pulls back, and they reset on the feet. Oliveira pumping a long jab. Edgar lands to the body. Right hand for Oliveira. Edgar pushes Oliveira to the floor, but he pops right back up. Crisp left for Edgar. Uppercut scores. Another trip for Edgar, and they back away. Edgar flurries and touches the chin again. Oliveira answers by pointing at his jaw and landing a long jab. Back to the floor, and Edgar is on top. Round ends there, and gives it to Edgar, 10-9.

Round 2 - Edgar again quick to start. Oliveira giving chase, but Edgar moving in and out of range. Slapping low kick for Oliveira. He's jabbing, as well. Edgar pushes him back to the floor and kicks the legs before Oliveira rises. They clinch up again, and Edgar scores another takedown. Oliveira turns for an arm. It's not there, but Oliveira adjusts and locks the body triangle from underneath. Edgar with a few short punches. Elbows come in, as well. Oliveira breaks the grip and scrambles up. Oliveira's nose bloodied. Edgar punching and moving well. Oliveira scores two straights. Oliveira just short on a front kick, and Edgar lands a left hand counter. His nose is bloodied, too. Edgar catches a kick and lands a counter. Oliveira misses a flying knee. He's chasing. He lands a left hand. They trade in the pocket. Edgar scores a big takedown late and survives a choke attempt at the bell. sees the second for Edgar, 10-9.

Round 3 - Edgar still moving well. Brazilian chants pick up to open the third. Stiff right scores for Edgar. He follows up, but Oliveira covers and shakes it off. Edgar picks the leg and pushes Oliveira to the floor but refuses to engage on the ground. Lavigne calls for Oliveira to stand. Oliveira takes the center. He lans a jab and a left hand that sees Edgar sagger. Knee scores, as do a few punches. Oliveira finally scoring. Edgar shakes it off. Edgar pushes Oliveira down again, but they return quickly to the feet. Edgar attacks, and Oliveira scores with a counter. Spinning kick misses for Oliveira. He pushes Edgar down but can't get the position. Edgar land again, and Oliveira is wobbled. Edgar moves in. He's bloodied, and the two are going toe to toe. Flying knee for Edgar. Right hand scores. Crowd is on their feet. Oliveira wants a takedown, but Edgar pushes him off and takes top position. Final minute. Oliveira going to need something special from the bottom. He drives in an elbow, but he's not looking for a submission. Edgar backs away and drives in with a crushing right hand. More strikes to finish, and sees the final round for Edgar, 10-9, and awards him the fight 30-27. RECAP: Frankie Edgar def. Charles Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).

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