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Outcome Odds Total Bets Total Staked
Edson Barboza 10/23 F (0.43) 22 2132880 WIN!
Draw 5/1 (5.00) 0 0  
Anthony Njokuani 41/20 (2.05) 4 56300  

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Round 1 - The fighters test their range. Each striker light on his feet. Njokuani strikes first with a low kick, and Barboza answers with a body kick and punch that knocks his opponent off balance. Njokuani works jabs, and Barboza pops him with punches and a kick before resetting. Njokuani with a body kick. Njokuani works low kicks. Barboza misses on a punch and eats one. Barboza snaps off a low kick. Njokuani creates distance with a front kick and lands a nice body punch and kick to the ribs. Barboza just blocks a big right. Njokuani lands a knee from the clinch, and they reset. A timeout is called when Njokuani takes a finger to the eye, but they quickly reset. Njokuani mixes in a nice combo of body kicks and follows with a low kick. Njokuani is dictating the pace. Barboza lands a right and eats a left. Njokuani is clearly confident. It's a strategic first round that MMAjunkie.com scores 10-9 for Njokuani.

Round 2 - Njokuani lands a nice high kick and then goes low. The fighters swing wild punches, and Barboza takes a low blow. We quickly restart. Njokuani works low kicks. A touch of gloves follows an inadvertent low kick. Njokuani works jabs, and Barboza is too slow with the counter, but he lands a solid right. Njokuani with a superman punh/kick combo that just misses. Njokuani firing off lots of punches from different angles, but little is landing. Barboza sneaks throws a nice shot and throws a high kick, but Njokuani catches it and sends him across the cage for the takedown. Barboza is back up swinging quickly. The fighters trade low kicks. Njokuani lands a spinning back elbow. Barboza answers with a low kick, and they trade front, low and body kicks. They clinch, and Barboza breaks with a punch. Njokuani continues firing off numerous punches and kicks. Barboza clinches and resets and misses with a big head kick. Barboza dips for a single leg and gets a big takedown. Njokuani puts his back against the cage. but Barboza pulls him out puts him on his back before the round ends. It's a close one, but MMAjunkie.com scores it 10-9 for Barboza.

Round 3 - A touch of gloves gets us started. Njokuani pushes his opponent back his opponent with a front kick. Barboza goes low with kicks. The fighters grunt while throwing low kicks. Njokuani works kicks, but Barboza opens up with his hands and lands some flush shots. They trade more low kicks. Barboza lands some lunging punches and follows with a head kick. Njokuani answers with low kicks and a lunging knee to the gut. Barboza just misses on a spinning kick and then an overhand right when they briefly clinch. Another spinning back kick just misses. Barboza is defending most of Njokuani's kicks. Barboza catches a kick and forces the takedown in the final moments of the fight, but Njokuani gets back up and eats a flashy spinning back high kick. MMAjunkie.com scores it 10-9 for Barboza. Edson Barboza def. Anthony Njokuani (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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