Bermudez (16-9-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a four fight losing streak, dropping bouts to Chan Sung Jung, Darren Elkins, Andre Fili and Rick Glenn. Bermudez hasn’t picked up a victory in over two years and that last win came against Rony Jason at UFC Fight Night 92. Bermudez has picked up sixteen wins as a professional MMA fighter and more than half of them have come by way of decision.
Edwards (6-2-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, having dropped a fight to Don Madge via second round knockout at UFC Fight Night Moncton. Edwards earned a contract with the UFC after competing on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 11, defeating Austin Tweedy by first round knockout. Edwards has picked up six wins as a professional MMA fighter and all of them have come by way of KO/TKO.
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