Maynard comes out aggressive on the advice of his corner. Edgar gets the takedown and attempts a guillotine, but can’t get it. The champion backs off after landing punches against the fence. Frankie Edgar lands another takedown and attempts to take Maynard’s back. Edgar lands a leg kick and throws Maynard by him after a takedown attempt. Maynard lands a jab and attempts a takedown, but Edgar sprawls and defends. The fighters clinch and Edgar lands a knee. Edgar drives Maynard into the fence and lights him up with punches as the challenger tries to stand. Body shot lands for Edgar. Edgar attempts a takedown, but Maynard stuffs it.
SB Nation scores this round 10-9 Edgar.