UFC: O2 defeat for Brad

Brad Scott

Brad Scott

First published in Sport

MELKSHAM'S Brad Scott was edged out on points by Brazilian Claudio Silva in their UFC Fight Night bout at London's O2 Arena on Saturday.

Silva was awarded the fight 29-28 by the judges as 'The Bear' Scott suffered his third professional defeat.

Scott was taken down early on in the fight and, although Scott got back to his feet, he suffered a poke in the eye and was then taken down again.

The Wiltshire fighter landed more strikes in the second round, his body work landing his London-based opponent in trouble.

Another poke to the eye saw Silva warned, but he feld on to win.

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