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ufc 156: Aldo vs Edgar - fight recap

Event: UFC 156: Aldo vs EdgarUFC-156-Betting-Recap

Date: February 2, 2013

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center

Broadcast: Pay-per-view

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UFC 156: Aldo vs Edgar was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on February 2, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC 156 came to us all live on February 2, 2013 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In sum, it was a big time card with star power.

First, there was the bout between former UFC Lightweight Champion Frank Edgar, a man known for his toughness, boxing, wrestling and speed, taking on UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.

Erick Silva was expected to face Jay Hieron at the Rocksville event; however, Silva pulled out of the bout citing an injury, and was replaced by promotional newcomer Tyron Woodley.

A date between Robbie Peralta and Akira Corassani was briefly linked to this event; however the bout was rescheduled for April 6, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9 after Corassani was sidelined for a short period with an illness.

Jose Aldo vs Frankie Edgar:

Round 5: Edgar rushes toward Aldo with punches and motions to referee Mazzagatti that the champ caught him with a finger in the eye. Edgar says he’s good to continue and they fight on. Aldo misses a flying knee but lands a jab behind it, then another jab and hops out of a single-leg attempt.

Edgar misses with a big right hand and eats a counter left. Aldo turns away Edgar as he tries to clinch up and socks the challenger with a straight shot on the exit.

Edgar turns into a hard leg kick, then another, as the final round hits the halfway point. It’s still Edgar coming forward and Aldo backing away, trying to counter, but the accuracy of both men is way down in the late going. Edgar tries to clinch, gets pushed away. He lands a quick combination, has a head kick deflected by Aldo’s right arm.

Edgar lands an inside leg kick and tries to follow with a punching combo but eats a hard right hand. Edgar tries to clinch up and Aldo sidesteps it. Final 30 seconds now and Aldo pops Edgar with a stiff left, dodges a high kick.

Aldo sidesteps a right hand. They trade right hands down the middle. Aldo backs up to the fence and pushes off it for a superman punch. The horn sounds and both men raise their hands.

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UFC 156 MAIN CARD results:

José Aldo def Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision UFC-156-Beting-Results

Antônio Nogueira def Rashad Evans by unanimous decision

Antonio Silva def Alistair Overeem by KO

Demian Maia def Jon Fitch by unanimous decision

Joseph Benavidez def Ian McCall by unanimous decision

UFC 156 PRELIMINARY CARD results:

Evan Dunham def Gleison Tibau by split decision

Tyron Woodley def Jay Hieron by KO

Bobby Green def Jacob Volkmann by submission

Isaac Vallie-Flagg def Yves Edwards by split decision

Dustin Kimura def Chico Camus by submission

Francisco Rivera def Edwin Figueroa by TKO


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