Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
22-3-0
19-8-0

The tape

32
Age
31
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

UD 5MD 5KO 5UD 5NC
Form
SUB 1UD 3SUB 3KO 1SUB 4
22
Wins
19
7
By KO
3
32
KO%
16
3
By Sub
8
14
SUB%
42
3
Losses
8
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2012
26
Bouts
27
77
Rounds
67
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 58 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Leon Edwards vs Kevin Lee preview

When is Edwards vs Lee?

Leon Edwards could potentially square off against Kevin Lee, in Late 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Edwards vs Lee stats

Leon Edwards would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Kevin Lee would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Edwards would have an advantage in power over Lee, with a 32% knock out percentage over Lee's 16%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Lee would have a large advantage over Edwards, boasting a 42% submission rate over Edwards' 14%.

Leon Edwards is the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

Edwards has a height advantage of 5 inches over Lee. Despite this, Lee has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Edwards' experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Lee's, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 9 months earlier than Lee, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 10 more professional rounds, 77 to Lee's 67.

Edwards vs Lee form

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

In his last fight, he won against 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 beaten 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 had defeated 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 was victorious 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.

Kevin Lee has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Rinat Fakhretdinov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Charles Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

Before that, he had won against Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

He had lost to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by submission in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Leon Edwards has been fighting more than Kevin Lee.

Leon Edwards last fought 6 months and 23 days ago, while Kevin Lee's last outing was 1 year and 8 days ago.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Lee's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Edwards vs Lee?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Edwards vs Lee 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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