Leon Edwards

UFC News: I'll take a closer look at the main event - UFC heavyweight Leon Edwards

  • Jul 10, 2020
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UFC's Leon Edwards took to Twitter and shared a training video in which he looked great. "Rocky" has expressed its desire to compete against the winner of Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. The scheduled title battle was announced on the short notice and will be a major feature of Yas Island Fight.

The Leon Edwards's state of UFC is best described as yet troubled, to say the least. The Welterweight opponent was in a state of ripping within the promotional offer with 8 consecutive professional victories. Not to mention that he scored victories over Rafael Dos Anjos, Gunnar Nelson, and Donald Cerrone.

His last defeat in December 2015 was the undisputed champion, Kamaru Usman. However, his vast autobiography failed to help him capture a clear path for Welterweight gold

Leon Edwards: A "rocky" period

Moreover, his linear and non-controversial approach within the appraiser failed to attract the fighting fans. With powerful draws like Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal on top of the heap, Edwards faded into the background.

MMA fans and experts believe that he will finally get a call to put his winning streak to the test in May. As talks began about negotiations with superstar Jorge Masvidal, many believed that Edwards would be called.

The 170-pound stack section may seek clarity after UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi. The general consensus surrounding the fight is that the direction of division depends on the winner. Leon Edwards will watch while Kamaru Usman defends his world title against BMF at Jorge Masvidal.

As Gilbert Burns' career is revived, Rocky Edwards 18-3 has more competition to advance. With current division expectations, the inevitable conclusion is that you will have to return to action. Your guess is as good as mine when it comes to its next step forward.

Also Read: I will bless him for 24 minutes.- Kamaru Usman warns Jorge Masvidal before UFC 251

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