Penn was upright once again to start the second. Edgar was ducking in and out and landing blows as he moved in and out. He grabbed a single leg but let it go quickly.
"The Prodigy's" lack of offensive output was downright bizarre. He finally threw a combination that landed but Edgar was having far too much success when he was throwing.
Then, no different than the opening round, Frankie took an open opportunity and nabbed a takedown.
From top, he applied pressure with punches and posturing up. Ke more
Penn came out to the center eager to exchange. He was standing tall, far more upright than normal. Edgar worked his usual combinations, jumping in and out.
Color commentator Kenny Florian wondered if BJ wasn't hoping Frankie would shoot in o him for a takedown. He did just that and Penn immediately went to butterfly guard. Edgar stood up and threw kicks at the Hawaiian's legs.
When he came back down, it was right back to butterfly guard. Edgar couldn't find any openings on top, so he stood back more
Penn was marked up and looking tired to start the round. Still, he was upright and moving forward while Edgar fired off punches that were landing clean. He followed that up with kicks that were doing the same.
Really, Frankie was just picking him apart. It looked a whole lot like the first two fights except worse.
As Penn looked more and more fatigued, Edgar pressed his foot even harder down on the gas pedal. He earned one of those embarrassing trip takedowns, coming down on top and absolutely d more
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