UFC Vegas 21 : Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad controversy and other results
Another week, another premature end to a fight.
The main event of UFC Vegas 21 was marred with controversy as it ended prematurely due to an accidental eye-poke from Leon Edwards. Belal Muhammad was left wincing in pain, as his eye was almost gouged off his socket. The match was deemed a no-contest, with a possible rematch on the cards.
Things were going well for Leon Edwards, as he made a comeback to the octagon after 602 days, and started off the first round very well. An unfortunate eye-poke meant that the fight would become a no-contest, with Belal Muhammad itching for a rematch.
Other results headlined by a brutal Dan Ige KO!
Here are the other results from UFC Vegas 21:
Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad – no contest (Accidental eye-poke from Leon Edwards)
Ryan Spann def. Misha Cirkunov via TKO
Dan Ige def. Gavin Tucker via KO
Davey Grant def. Jonathan Martinez via KO
Matheus Nicolau def. Manel Kape via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart is no-contest (illegal blow) (R1, 4:37)
Angela Hill def. Ashley Yoder via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Charles Jourdain def. Marcelo Rojo via TKO
Rani Yahya def. Ray Rodriguez via submission (arm choke)
Nasrat Haqparast def. Rafa Garcia via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
JJ Aldrich def. Cortney Casey via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Jinh Yu Frey def. Gloria de Paula via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Matthew Semelsberger def. Jason Witt via KO