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Old 02-04-2013, 07:26 PM   #24
Haggis McJackass
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Default Re: Edgar beat Aldo on my card

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Originally Posted by elmaldito View Post
how does aldo win round 3? He landed one nice kick. Edgar had his best round in 3.
I was drunk when I watched the fight, so I admittedly might need to rewatch it as I didn't keep a running scorecard. But Edgar didn't cause any damage that I recall. He was always responding to Aldo's movements, was unable to hold his ground, and was generally doing enough to be competitive without doing enough to win the round.

Aldo wasn't following him around aimlessly, he was pressing the action. He landed the best shot of the round (and the fight) in round 3, and he was never taken outside of his comfort zone.

Edgar didn't get blown out of the water, but he didn't control the tempo of the fight either. He buzzed around, tried to avoid Aldo's strikes, and landed several meaningless shots that didn't seem to affect Aldo at all.

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