Sadly, it appears Edwards’ career is winding down to the end. He’s 37 years old and fallen in three straight showdowns. Though two were Split Decisions, neither came to particularly notable opposition and his knockout loss to Medeiros occurred less than three minutes into their match-up. Odds are high he’ll be released in the coming weeks and land a deal with either WSOF or Legacy FC (based on his Texas roots) shortly thereafter.
With no Draws on display, UFC Fight Night 31 produced two clearly defined groups of fighters based on success in the Octagon or lack thereof. The show featured eight finishes including five of the first-frame variety in addition to some well-scored decisions. While the event wasn’t necessarily the end of the road for every individual who came up short, few jobs are guaranteed when it comes to defeat on the sport’s biggest stage. Here’s a look at what might be next for some of the card’s less-fortunate folks… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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