TUF 22 Finale Results

In the fight for another title shot, ex-lightweight champion Frankie Edgar knocked out Chad Mendes in the first round.

Edgar clipped Mendes in the jaw with a left hook for an instant TKO at the 2:28 mark of the first round. After his win Edgar said this to media:

“This one was a big one for me, Thank god I’m blessed with such a great team and a great family.”

The featherweight bout was the main event of today’s TUF 22 Finale event at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The entire event aired on FOX Sports 1.

Edgar, the No. 3 ranked featherweight in the NOS Energy Drink MMA featherweight rankings, questioned why UFC President Dana White wasn’t in the octagon after his win and again stated his case for a title shot, pointing out three finishes in five fights.

“C’mon, you’ve got to give it to me,” Edgar said.

Up-to-the-minute TUF 22 Finale results include:

Frankie Edgar def. Chad Mendes via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:28
Ryan Hall def. Artem Lobov via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Tony Ferguson def. Edson Barboza via submission (d’arce choke) – Round 2, 2:54
Evan Dunham def. Joe Lauzon via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26)
Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Jason Knight via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Julian Erosa def. Marcin Wrzosek via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Gabriel Gonzaga def. Konstantin Erokhin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-28)
Ryan LaFlare def. Mike Pierce via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Geane Herrera def. Joby Sanchez via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:28
Chris Gruetzemacher def. Abner Lloveras via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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