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UFC Atlantic City video highlights: Edgar outstrikes Swanson

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Check out the full fight video highlights of Frankie Edgar’s unanimous nod over Cub Swanson in the UFC Atlantic City co-main event.

UFC Atlantic City witnessed Frankie Edgar bouncing back into the win column with a unanimous decision over Cub Swanson in the co-main event. Edgar came out with a high-volume boxing attack, even clipping Swanson at one point, causing him to stumble. The second round saw more volume and forward pressure from Edgar, which kept Swanson trying to strike on the back foot. Swanson went for it in the final round, coming forward and pushing Edgar backwards, but it just wasn’t enough to knock off the promotion’s former lightweight champion.

Check out Mookie Alexander’s play-by-play from Frankie Edgar’s opening round against Cub Swanson:

Round 1 – Loud chants of Edgar’s name from the Atlantic City crowd. Edgar with the leg kick. Quick combination by Edgar as Swanson was coming in. Swanson jabs Frankie. Edgar with the single leg but it is not a serious attempt. Another good leg kick by Edgar. Swanson jabs the body. Right hand by Edgar and he swarms Swanson before changing levels. Nice left hook by Edgar after bailing on the takedown. Swanson blocks Edgar’s head kick. Another head kick results in a slip. Jab by Swanson connects but a hard right hand counter by the former lightweight champion. Leg kick and a spinning kick by Swanson as the round ends. 10-9 Edgar.

Look at this heavy right hand that Swanson landed on Edgar:

Look at Edgar letting go with the volume:

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