Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
15-0-0
22-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight

The tape

32
Age
32
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
74.4" / 189 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

SD 3KO 3UD 5UD 5UD 3
Form
UD 5MD 5KO 5UD 5NC
15
Wins
22
6
By KO
7
40
KO%
32
1
By Sub
3
7
SUB%
14
0
Losses
3
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2011
15
Bouts
26
37
Rounds
77
2 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 53 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Johnny Eblen vs Leon Edwards preview

When is Eblen vs Edwards?

Johnny Eblen could potentially face Leon Edwards, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Eblen vs Edwards stats

Johnny Eblen would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Leon Edwards would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Eblen would have a slight advantage in power over Edwards, with a 40% knock out percentage over Edwards' 32%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Edwards would have a slight advantage over Eblen, with a 14% submission rate over Eblen's 7%.

Johnny Eblen is the same age as Leon Edwards, at 32 years old.

Edwards has a height advantage of 1 inch over Eblen. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Eblen is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 years and 1 month later than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 40 less professional rounds, 37 to Edwards' 77.

Eblen vs Edwards form

Eblen remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Impa Kasanganay at PFL vs. Bellator: CHAMPS on 24th February 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had beaten Fabian Edwards at Bellator 299 on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Anatoly Tokov at Bellator 290 on 4th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had won against John Salter at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Louis.

Edwards has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Colby Covington at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kamaru Usman at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Kamaru Usman at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Before that, he had won against Nate Diaz at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

His fight against Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 ended in a no contest.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Johnny Eblen has been fighting more than Leon Edwards.

Johnny Eblen last fought 4 months and 23 days ago, while Leon Edwards' last outing was 7 months and 1 day ago.

Eblen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Eblen vs Edwards?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Eblen vs Edwards yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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