Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-3-0
22-6-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight

The tape

32
Age
35
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

UD 5MD 5KO 5UD 5NC
Form
KO 1KO 2KO 1SUB 4KO 2
22
Wins
22
7
By KO
19
32
KO%
86
3
By Sub
1
14
SUB%
5
3
Losses
6
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2008
26
Bouts
28
77
Rounds
45
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 33 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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1
Tapology
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Leon Edwards vs Conor McGregor preview

When is Edwards vs McGregor?

Leon Edwards could potentially face Conor McGregor, 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).

Edwards vs McGregor 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.

Conor McGregor would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Edwards, boasting a 86% knock out percentage over Edwards' 32%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Edwards would have a slight advantage over McGregor, with a 14% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.

Leon Edwards is the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.

Edwards has a height advantage of 5 inches over McGregor. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Edwards is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 2 months later than McGregor, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 32 more professional rounds, 77 to McGregor's 45.

Edwards vs McGregor 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.

Conor McGregor has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by submission in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Leon Edwards has been fighting more than Conor McGregor.

Leon Edwards last fought 5 months and 29 days ago, while Conor McGregor's last outing was 2 years, 11 months and 4 days ago.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Edwards vs McGregor?

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