Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Tag: Leon Edwards


MMA fans and colleagues praised Leon Edwards after the welterweight champ earns black belt in jiu-jitsu

Leon Edwards’ rise as a champion has not halted his pursuit to become a better mixed martial artist. He recently became a jiu-jitsu black belt after conquering the UFC welterweight division by knocking out Kamaru Usman at UFC 278. Leon Read more…


Canelo Alvarez has given his thoughts on Kamaru Usman‘s recent title loss at the hands of Leon Edwards at UFC 278

Canelo Alvarez reacts to Kamaru Usman’s title loss to Leon Edwards at UFC 278 While he may be best known as one of boxing’s biggest stars, Canelo Alvarez has certainly been making some waves in the mixed martial arts world Read more…


Leon Edwards faults weird Kamaru Usman's way of handling devastating title loss at UFC 278

Kamaru Usman suffered the first knockout loss of his career at UFC 278 last month. In the fifth round of the title fight, Leon Edwards landed a picture-perfect head kick that knocked Usman unconscious. Despite the setback, Usman appears to Read more…


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Daniel Cormier has labeled Khamzat Chimaev as the biggest loser of UFC 278, where Leon Edwards knocked out Kamaru Usman to become the new welterweight champion. Cormier is one of just four double champs in UFC history. Now retired and in the Read more…


Kamaru Usman named an opponent he can put on the same level as Leon Edwards

Former UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman of Nigeria named a fighter he can put on the same level as Leon Edwards of Great Britain. Leon Edwards refused to give up despite losing most of his fight against Kamaru Usman and Read more…


Pros react after to Leon Edwards' insane head-kick KO of Kamaru Usman to win title at UFC 278

Leon Edwards stopped Kamaru Usman from making history on Saturday when he claimed the welterweight title in the UFC 278 main event. Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) prevented Usman (20-2 MMA, 15-1 UFC) from tying Anderson Silva’s record for most Read more…


Jorge Masvidal gives his prediction for Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Jorge Masvidal has shared his prediction for tomorrow night’s Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2 fight. Jorge Masvidal has predicted the winner of the UFC 278’s Main Event, having a unique perspective given that he Read more…


Leon Edwards has put forth his prediction regarding Kamaru Usman’s potential gameplan for their upcoming rematch at UFC 278

Leon Edwards has put forth his prediction regarding Kamaru Usman’s potential gameplan for their upcoming rematch. Their first fight against one another transpired in December 2015. It witnessed Usman out-wrestle Edwards and secure a unanimous decision victory. Back then, Usman Read more…


Leon Edwards talked about his rivalry with UFC superstar Jorge Masvidal and the possibility of a fight

Leon Edwards sat down with Daniel Cormier to discuss his ongoing feud with fellow welterweight Jorge Masvidal ahead of his title fight against Kamaru Usman this weekend. After flatlining Darren Till back in 2019, ‘Gambred’ was involved in a backstage Read more…


Kamaru Usman harks back to childhood difficulties as he explains the source of his confidence

Kamaru Usman is set to defend his title for the sixth consecutive time against Leon Edwards at UFC 278. The event is set to take place on August 20 at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kamaru Usman Read more…