Leon Edwards Tops Rafael Dos Anjos In UFC Fight Night San Antonio, Other Big Fights

UFC Fight Night San Antonio is in the books and in the main event, it was Leon Edwards scoring an upset win over former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos by unanimous decision.

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Here are highlights of the final round of the bout from the live coverage provided by Fightful:

Round Five: The round begins with Edwards attacking Dos Anjos with some leg kicks, Dos Anjos charges forward and swings away at Edwards. Dos Anjos grabs Edwards and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Dos Anjos has multiple exchanges with Edwards. Edwards grabs Dos Anjos and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Dos Anjos takes a few swings at Edwards. Edwards gets Dos Anjos against the cage wall after eating a kick to the midsection, Edwards scores a takedown on Dos Anjos and Dos Anjos gets right back up. Dos Anjos gets free and he attacks Edwards with a flying knee strike, Edwards scores another takedown on Dos Anjos as the round ends.

Official Result: #12 Leon Edwards def. #4 Rafael Dos Anjos by unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)

Edwards would call out rival Jorge Masvidal after the fight, as they have unfinished business after a backstage scuffle at UFC Fight Night London. Edwards has now won seven straight under the UFC banner, while RDA has now won just one of his last four bouts.

The event also saw other top 15 fights unfold, with a gaggle of them going to decision. #13 Alexander Hernandez defeated unranked Francisco Trinaldo, #6 Jennifer Maia defeated #5 Roxanne Modafferi and #6 Raquel Pennington defeated #10 Irene Aldana, all by decision.

They didn't all go to the scorecards, though. #14 Walt Harris flattened #9 Aleksei Oleinik with a nasty series of strikes in just twelve seconds, while Dan Hooker may have entered the top 15 with a first round finish over #15 James Vick.

You can see our live coverage of UFC San Antonio at this link. You can also hear us recap the full event on Tuesday's Fightful MMA Podcast at 2 PM EST. 

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