UFC 240 Results: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar & Cyborg's Potential Final UFC Bout

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Main Card (10pm EST., ESPN+)

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UFC Featherweight Championship
Max Holloway def. #4 Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 48-47) to retain the title

Cyborg def. Felicia Spencer by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Geoff Neal def. Niko Price by TKO via strikes (2:39, R2)

Arman Tsarukyan def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Krzysztof Jotko def. Marc-Andre Barriault by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., ESPN)

Viviane Araujo def. #7 Alexis Davis by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Hakeem Dawodu def. Yoshinori Horie by TKO via head kick (4:09, R3)

Gavin Tucker def. Seungwoo Choi by submission via rear naked choke (3:17, R3)

#4 Deiveson Figueiredo def. #3 Alexandre Pantoja by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass)

Gillian Robertson def. Sarah Frota by TKO via strikes (4:13, R2)

Erik Koch def. Kyle Stewart by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)


Erik Koch vs. Kyle Stewart

Round One: The round begins with Stewart attacking Koch with some leg kicks, Koch then hits Stewart with a high kick followed by a left. Stewart keeps Koch at a distance by landing some body kicks, Koch charges at Stewart while landing a right hook. Koch grabs Stewart and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Koch kicks Stewart in the midsection, Stewart grabs Koch and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Koch nails Stewart with a right, Stewart cracks an incoming Koch with a straight right. Koch comes forward and he nails Stewart with a two punch combination, Stewart charges at Koch while swinging wildly at him. Stewart gets Koch into the cage wall and Koch quickly spins him, Koch briefly drops Stewart with a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Koch

Round Two: The round begins with Stewart and Koch exchanging body kicks, Stewart cracks a backing Koch with an overhand right before getting him against the cage wall. Koch spins Stewart into the cage wall after a standing guillotine choke attempt, Koch continuously hunts for takedowns against Stewart. Koch scores a takedown on Stewart and he gets side control, Koch attacks Stewart with some ground and pound. Stewart scrambles to his feet and Koch gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Koch (Overall Score: 20-18 for Koch)

Round Three: The round begins with Koch cracking Stewart with a left hook, Koch then cracks a kicking Stewart with a counter right. Koch gets Stewart into the cage wall while eating some knee strikes, the fighters separate and Koch gets Stewart back against the cage wall. Koch scores a takedown on Stewart and he gets him in the seated position, Stewart gets back to his feet and he separates from Koch. Stewart goes for a takedown and Koch winds up getting back control, Stewart gets up and Koch gets him against the cage wall. Koch scores another takedown on Stewart and he gets the half guard, Koch advances to the full mount against Stewart. Koch attacks Stewart with some ground and pound, Stewart eats more strikes while getting Koch in his half guard. Koch regains the full mount position against Stewart while landing more strikes, Koch gains back control and then full mount on Stewart as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Koch (Final Score: 30-27 for Koch)

Official Result: Erik Koch def. Kyle Stewart by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Gillian Robertson vs. Sarah Frota

Round One: The round begins with Robertson attacking Frota with some kicks before eating a left, Robertson scores a takedown on Frota and she gets the full guard. Frota attacks Robertson with a ton of strikes while on her back, Robertson attacks Frota with some ground and pound. Frota traps Robertson in a body scissors while landing more strikes, Robertson escapes and gets north/south position on Frota. Robertson transitions to side control against Frota, Frota traps Robertson in her half guard while eating a few strikes. Robertson keeps top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Robertson

Round Two: The round begins with Robertson attacking a swinging Frota with a knee strike, Robertson scores a takedown on Frota and she gets the half guard. Robertson attacks Frota with some ground and pound, Frota throws some hammer fists at Robertson while on her back. Frota eventually gets Robertson in her full guard, Robertson transitions to side control against Frota. Frota quickly gets Robertson in the half guard while eating a few strikes, Frota looks for a choke on her back and Robertson escapes to get the full guard. Robertson attacks Frota with some ground and pound, Robertson turns up the pressure by landing a ton of unanswered elbow strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Gillian Robertson def. Sarah Frota by TKO via strikes (4:13, R2)

#3 Alexandre Pantoja vs. #4 Deiveson Figueiredo

Round One: The round begins with Figueiredo attacking a kicking Pantoja with a counter right, Figueiredo cracks Pantoja with a right to the midsection. Pantoja comes forward and he nails Figueiredo with a knee strike to the midsection, Figueiredo scores a takedown on Pantoja and he gets the open guard. Figueiredo starts attacking Pantoja with some ground and pound, Pantoja scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Figueiredo cracks a swinging Pantoja with a counter right hook, Figueiredo then nails Pantoja with a kick to the midsection before landing a right. Pantoja starts attacking Figueiredo with some leg kicks, Pantoja scores a takedown on Figueiredo and Figueiredo gets right back up. Pantoja gets Figueiredo against the cage wall and they separate a short time later, Pantoja then cracks Figueiredo with a left hook. Pantoja backs up Figueiredo while swinging away at him, Pantoja lands a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Figueiredo

Round Two: The round begins with Pantoja cracking Figueiredo with a kick to the midsection, Pantoja starts hunting for takedowns against Figueiredo. Pantoja scores a takedown on a kicking Figueiredo and Figueiredo gets right back up, Figueiredo cracks Pantoja with a step in elbow strike. Figueiredo then nails Pantoja with a left to the midsection, Figueiredo and Pantoja gets into multiple striking exchanges. Pantoja goes back to attacking Figueiredo with some leg kicks, Figueiredo grabs Pantoja and he gets him against the cage wall for a short time. Pantoja scores a takedown on Figueiredo and he gets the open guard, Figueiredo scrambles to his feet and Pantoja gets him against the cage wall before separating. Figueiredo cracks Pantoja with jabs and a step in elbow strike, Figueiredo drops Pantoja with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Figueiredo (Overall Score: 20-18 for Figueiredo)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters immediately swinging away at each other, the fighters clinch and exchange more strikes. The fighters separate and Figueiredo rocks an incoming Pantoja by landing a right uppercut followed by multiple elbow strikes. Pantoja goes for the takedown and Figueiredo winds up getting top position, Figueiredo attacks Pantoja with a few strikes before letting him back up. Pantoja starts attacking Figueiredo with some leg kicks, Figueiredo scores a takedown on Pantoja and he gets the full mount. Pantoja scrambles and he gets Figueiredo in his full guard, Figueiredo gets up and he allows Pantoja to stand as well. Figueiredo attacks Pantoja with multiple step in elbow strikes, Pantoja continuously goes for takedowns against Figueiredo. Pantoja cracks Figueiredo with a few rights as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Figueiredo (Final Score: 30-27 for Figueiredo)

Official Result: #4 Deiveson Figueiredo def. #3 Alexandre Pantoja by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Gavin Tucker vs. Seungwoo Choi

Round One: The round begins with Tucker attacking Choi with some leg kicks, Choi looks for counter strikes on a kicking Tucker. Choi starts attacking Tucker with a bunch of high kicks, Tucker scores a takedown on Choi and he gets the open guard. Tucker gets back control on a scrambling Choi, Choi gets up and he shakes Tucker off of his back. Tucker scores another takedown on Choi and Choi gets right back up, Tucker nails Choi with an uppercut followed by a knee strike. Choi scores a takedown on Tucker and he gets head control, Tucker scrambles and he gets Choi against the cage wall. Choi then cracks Tucker with a knee strike to the face, the fighters separate and Choi nails a kicking Tucker with a counter right. Choi throws a few kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tucker

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Tucker goes back to attacking Choi with leg kicks. Choi comes forward and he attacks Tucker with a variety of kicks, Tucker scores a takedown on Choi and Choi gets back up. Tucker gets Choi against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, Choi lands a two punch combination after separating from Tucker. Tucker scores a takedown on a spinning Choi and Choi gets right back up, Tucker drags Choi back to the ground while gaining back control. Tucker nails Choi with an illegal knee strike and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Tucker. The action resumes with Tucker kicking Choi in the midsection, Choi charges forward and he swings away at Tucker. Choi then nails Tucker with a kick to the midsection, Tucker slips on a head kick attempt against Choi. Tucker grabs Choi and he gets him against the cage wall for a short time, Choi attacks Tucker with a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Tucker (Overall Score: 19-18 for Tucker)

Round Three: The round begins with Tucker cracking Choi with an overhand left, Tucker grabs Choi and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Choi comes forward to swing away at Tucker, Tucker scores a takedown on Choi and Choi gets right back up. Choi scores a takedown on Tucker and Tucker gets right back up, Tucker grabs Choi and gets him back against the cage wall. Choi scores another takedown on Tucker and he gets back control, Tucker scrambles to his feet and they battle along the cage wall. Tucker scores another takedown on Choi and he gets back control, Tucker locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Gavin Tucker def. Seungwoo Choi by submission via rear naked choke (3:17, R3)

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Yoshinori Horie

Round One: The round begins with Horie swinging wildly at Dawodu, Dawodu nails Horie with a front kick to the midsection. Dawodu also starts attacking Horie with some leg kicks, Dawodu goes for a jumping spinning back kick and Horie avoids it before landing a right. Horie briefly drops a kicking Dawodu with a counter right, Horie also lands some leg kicks against Dawodu. Horie comes forward and he cracks Dawodu with an overhand right, Horie then pops Dawodu with a step in left. Horie nails Dawodu with a left before shoving him to the ground, Dawodu nails an incoming Horie with a two punch combination. Dawodu hits Horie with another combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Horie

Round Two: The round begins with Horie coming forward and nailing Dawodu with a right, Dawodu starts attacking Horie with some leg kicks. Dawodu then nails Horie with a kick to the midsection, Dawodu and Horie both miss overhand rights. Horie attacks Dawodu with some leg kicks of his own, Dawodu grabs Horie before landing a four strikes combination. Horie responds with a combination of his own against Dawodu, Dawodu cracks a swinging Horie with a counter right. Dawodu nails an incoming Horie with knee strikes and elbow strikes, Horie recovers and he nails Dawodu with a left hook to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dawodu (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Dawodu attacking Horie with a kick to the midsection, Horie the cracks a swinging Dawodu with a counter right hook. Horie eats more body kicks while attacking Dawodu with jabs, Dawodu cracks Horie with multiple knee strikes to the body followed by a kick to the midsection. Dawodu also starts attacking with high kicks, Dawodu gets Horie against the cage wall while landing a massive striking combination. Horie gets free and Dawodu gets him back against the cage wall while landing a knee strike to the head, Dawodu then hits Horie with a head kick. Dawodu then cracks Horie with multiple elbow strikes to the head, Dawodu gets Horie back against the cage wall while landing more knee strikes. Horie gets free after Dawodu nails him with another combination, Dawodu levels Horie with a head kick and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Hakeem Dawodu def. Yoshinori Horie by TKO via head kick (4:09, R3)

#7 Alexis Davis vs. Viviane Araujo

Round One: The round begins with Araujo peppering Davis with some jabs, Araujo then cracks Davis with a right. Davis starts hunting for takedowns before briefly dropping Araujo with a right, Araujo recovers and she nails Davis with another right. Araujo cracks a swinging Davis with a counter right, Araujo trips up Davis and she eventually lets her get back up. Davis grabs a swinging Araujo before landing a bunch of short rights, Araujo continuously cracks Davis with rights. Araujo then cracks Davis with a straight right to the midsection, Araujo also nails Davis with a superman punch. Araujo dances around Davis while nailing her with more jabs, Davis grabs Araujo and attacks her with a few knee strikes. Araujo goes for a jumping knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Araujo

Round Two: The round begins with Araujo and Davis taking some swings at each other, Araujo pops in and out while swinging away at Davis. Davis starts hunting for takedowns against Araujo, Davis comes forward and she takes some swings at Araujo. Araujo then cracks Davis with a right followed by a left, Araujo scores a takedown on Davis and she gets the open guard. Araujo postures up and Davis sweeps her to get top position, Davis attacks Araujo with ground and pound. Davis mixes in elbow strikes in her ground and pound on Araujo, Davis lands some more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davis (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Davis nails Araujo with a kick to the midsection. Araujo stays on the outside of Davis while peppering her with jabs, Araujo then cracks Davis with a few rights. Davis grabs Araujo and gets her against the cage wall before separating, Davis nails Araujo with a body kick followed by a spinning back fist. Davis also starts nailing Araujo with a plethora of leg kicks, Davis pulls guard on Araujo and Araujo gets right back to her feet. The referee eventually intervenes and he has Davis stand back up as well, Davis again nails Araujo with a kick to the midsection. Araujo continues attacking Davis with combinations, Davis grabs a swinging Araujo and gets her against the cage wall. Davis attacks Araujo with a ton of knee strikes to the thighs, Davis attacks Araujo with more knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davis (Final Score: 29-28 for Davis)

Official Result: Viviane Araujo def. #7 Alexis Davis by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Round One: The round begins with Jotko and Barriault exchanging some leg kicks, Jotko grabs a swinging Barriault and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch, Jotko attacks Barriault with knee strikes to the thighs. The fighters separate and take a few swings at each other, Barriault backs up Jotko while throwing a few kicks. Jotko then nails Barriault with a short left uppercut, Barriault backs Jotko into the cage wall while swinging away at him. The fighters separate and Barriault cracks Jotko with a few rights before getting him back against the cage wall, the fighters exchange more strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Barriault scores a takedown on Jotko, Jotko scrambles to his feet and he gets Barriault against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Barriault

Round Two: The round begins with Jotko attempting a high kick against Barriault, Barriault comes forward and he exchanges rights with Jotko. Barriault grabs Jotko and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate after swinging away at each other. Barriault starts attacking Jotko with some leg kicks, Jotko also cracks Barriault with a few lefts. Barriault again grabs Jotko and gets him against the cage wall, Jotko separates from Barriault and lands a three punch combination. Jotko nails Barriault with a knee strike before getting him against the cage wall, Jotko cracks Barriault with an uppercut upon separating from him. Jotko steps away from Barriault before landing a step in uppercut, Barriault gets Jotko back against the cage wall. The fighters clinch and exchange some strikes, the fighters separate and Barriault scores a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jotko (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Jotko attacking Barriault with a combination, Jotko grabs Barriault and gets him against the cage wall. Jotko attacks Barriault with some knee strikes to the thighs, the fighters separate and Barriault cracks Jotko with an elbow strike to the head. Barriault attacks Jotko with a high kick before getting him against the cage wall for a short time, the fighters have a striking exchange near the cage wall. Jotko nails Barriault with a kick to the midsection, Jotko grabs Barriault and gets him back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Jotko attacks Barriault with some lefts, Barriault backs Jotko into the cage wall while swinging away at him. The fighters separate and take a few swings at each other, Jotko scores a takedown on Barriault and he gets the open guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jotko (Final Score: 29-28 for Jotko)

Official Result: Krzysztof Jotko def. Marc-Andre Barriault by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Arman Tsarukyan

Round One: The round begins with Aubin-Mercier attacking Tsarukyan with some leg kicks, Tsarukyan swings away at Aubin-Mercier before getting him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Aubin-Mercier goes for a high kick before Tsarukyan gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Tsarukyan goes for another high kick. Aubin-Mercier nails Tsarukyan with a knee strike to the head, Tsarukyan scores a takedown on Aubin-Mercier and Aubin-Mercier gets right back up. Tsarukyan drags Aubin-Mercier back to the ground while landing a few strikes, Aubin-Mercier gets up again and Tsarukyan gets him against the cage wall. Tsarukyan attacks Aubin-Mercier with knee strikes to the thighs as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tsarukyan

Round Two: The round begins with Aubin-Mercier attacking Tsarukyan with some leg kicks, Aubin-Mercier then hits Tsarukyan with a left to the midsection. Tsarukyan responds by kicking Aubin-Mercier in the midsection, Aubin-Mercier grabs Tsarukyan and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Aubin-Mercier attacks Tsarukyan with body kicks, Tsarukyan goes for a takedown and Aubin-Mercier counters with a knee strike to the face. Tsarukyan starts attacking Aubin-Mercier with some leg kicks, Tsarukyan grabs Aubin-Mercier and gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Tsarukyan cracks Aubin-Mercier with a left, Tsarukyan cracks an incoming Aubin-Mercier with an uppercut. Tsarukyan swings away at Aubin-Mercier as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aubin-Mercier (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Tsarukyan quickly cracking Aubin-Mercier with a few rights, Tsarukyan starts hunting for takedowns against Aubin-Mercier. Tsarukyan then cracks Aubin-Mercier with a kick to the midsection, Aubin-Mercier nails Tsarukyan with a knee strike before getting him against the cage wall. Aubin-Mercier goes for a takedown and Tsarukyan winds up in top position, Tsarukyan attacks Aubin-Mercier with some ground and pound. Tsarukyan keeps top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tsarukyan (Final Score: 29-28 for Tsarukyan)

Official Result: Arman Tsarukyan def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Geoff Neal vs. Niko Price

Round One: The round begins with Price attempting a front kick against Neal, Neal backs up Price after throwing a few strikes. Price starts attacking Neal with some leg kicks, Neal scores a takedown on Price and Price scrambles right back to his feet. The fighters clinch and exchange a few strikes, the fighters separate and Neal cracks Price with a few lefts. Price cracks Neal with a knee strike to the head after eating a left, Neal then stuns Price with a multiple punch combination. Neal grabs Price and gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters have a striking exchange while separating. Price drops Neal with a combination and he gets the half guard on the ground, Neal quickly gets Price in his full guard. Price gets up and he swings away at Neal as he gets up, Neal scores another takedown on Price and he gets back control. Neal transitions to the full mount on Price as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Price

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters having a brutal striking exchange that spills all over the Octagon, Neal scores a takedown onPrice and he gets side control. Neal transitions to back control and then half guard on a scrambling Price, Price then gets Neal in his full guard. Neal starts attacking Price with ground and pound, Neal turns up the pressure with the ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Geoff Neal def. Niko Price by TKO via strikes (2:39, R2)

Cyborg vs. Felicia Spencer

Round One: The round begins with Cyborg attacking Spencer with a few high kicks, Spencer goes for a takedown on a swinging Cyborg. Spencer nails Cyborg with a step in elbow strike to the head, Spencer eats a knee strike while getting Cyborg against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Cyborg separates from Spencer while landing a combination. Cyborg briefly drops Spencer by landing a leg kick, Cyborg continues attacking Spencer with more leg kicks. Cyborg continues coming forward while attacking Spencer with combinations, Spencer attacks Cyborg with a superman punch before eating another combination. Spencer grabs Cyborg and gets her back against the cage wall, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cyborg

Round Two: The round begins with Cyborg attacking Spencer with a few kicks, Spencer grabs Cyborg and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Spencer gets Cyborg back against the cage wall, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch. Spencer pulls guard on Cyborg and Cyborg nails her with a few strikes before posturing up, Cyborg goes back to the ground while swinging away at Spencer. Cyborg gets up and she allows Spencer to stand as well, Spencer cracks Cyborg with a two punch combination. Spencer then nails a kicking Cyborg with a counter left, Cyborg responds by nailing an incoming Spencer with a right. Cyborg then nails Spencer with a knee strike to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cyborg (Overall Score: 20-18 for Cyborg)

Round Three: The round begins with Cyborg attacking Spencer with some leg kicks, Spencer grabs Cyborg and they swing away at each other. Cyborg stays at a distance while taking some swings at Spencer, Cyborg attacks a rushing Spencer with some knee strikes. Spencer continues coming forward as Cyborg swings away at her, Spencer then nails Cyborg with a head kick. Spencer grabs Cyborg and gets her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch. Cyborg rocks Spencer with a combination before getting her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and take some swings at each other. Cyborg continues going after Spencer with punching combinations, Cyborg swings away at Spencer as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cyborg (Final Score: 30-27 for Cyborg)

Official Result: Cyborg def. Felicia Spencer by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

UFC Featherweight Championship
Max Holloway (c) vs. #4 Frankie Edgar

Round One: The round begins with Edgar attacking Holloway with some leg kicks, Edgar cracks a swinging Holloway with a counter left. Holloway starts peppering Edgar with some jabs, Holloway cracks an incoming Edgar with an uppercut. Edgar attacks an incoming Holloway with a combination, Edgar then cracks Holloway with a right hook. Holloway responds by nailing Edgar with a right of his own, Edgar then nails a swinging Holloway with an uppercut. Edgar follows that up by nailing Holloway with a short right hook, Holloway nails a swinging Edgar with a counter right uppercut. Edgar and Holloway exchange high kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Edgar

Round Two: The round begins with Holloway attacking Edgar with jabs, Edgar goes back to attacking Holloway with leg kicks. Holloway backs up Edgar by attacking him with an overhand right, Holloway starts working the body of Edgar. Holloway then nails Edgar with a short right to the face, Edgar grabs Holloway and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and have a brief striking exchange, Holloway pops Edgar with a right to the face. Edgar returns fire back attacking Holloway with an overhand right, Holloway avoids a takedown from Edgar by landing a counter right. Edgar goes for a few high kicks and Holloway blocks them all, Holloway nails Edgar with a right after a striking exchange. Holloway nails Edgar with a spinning back kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holloway (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Edgar immediately hunting for takedowns against Holloway, Edgar also attacks Holloway with more leg kicks. Edgar also nails Holloway with some kicks to the midsection, Holloway goes back to attacking Edgar with jabs. Edgar and Holloway also exchange a few rights, Holloway nails Edgar with a knee strike during a brief clinch. Edgar cracks a swinging Holloway with a counter strike combination, Edgar goes for a spinning back fist and Holloway blocks it. Edgar fakes a takedown before nailing Holloway with a right, Holloway responds by hitting Edgar with a left hook and body kick. Holloway rocks Edgar with a knee strike to the face, Edgar scores a takedown on Holloway and he gets him in the seated position. Edgar attacks Holloway with a few strikes, Holloway gets to his feet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Edgar (Overall Score: 29-28 for Edgar)

Round Four: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Edgar cracks Holloway with a short right. Edgar starts going after Holloway by throwing a few kicks, Edgar cracks Holloway with a few more rights. Holloway keeps Edgar at a distance by throwing the jab, Edgar goes back to attacking Holloway with leg kicks. Edgar gets Holloway up against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and Holloway attacks Edgar with a combination. Edgar responds by nailing Holloway with a left hook, Edgar goes back to kicking Holloway in the midsection. Holloway also looks for the head kick against Edgar, Edgar charges at Holloway and Holloway responds by landing a right. Holloway then stuns Edgar with a multiple strike combination, Edgar gets Holloway against the cage wall. Holloway separates and nails Edgar with a spin kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Edgar (Overall Score: 39-37 for Edgar)

Round Five: The round begins with Edgar and Holloway exchanging combinations, Edgar goes back to attacking Holloway with leg kicks. Holloway cracks Edgar with a few overhand rights, Edgar continues throwing combinations at Holloway. Edgar nails Holloway with a two punch combination, Holloway nails an incoming Edgar with a counter right uppercut. Edgar goes for a takedown and Holloway briefly looks for an anaconda choke before separating, Holloway uses the jab to keep Edgar at a distance. Holloway nails a kicking Edgar with a counter right, Edgar then takes a few swings at the midsection of Holloway. Edgar goes for a spinning back fist and Holloway blocks it, Edgar grabs a kicking Holloway and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Holloway (Final Score: 48-47 for Edgar)

Official Result: Max Holloway def. #4 Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 48-47) to retain the title

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