Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Edwards vs Muhammad?
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Edwards vs Muhammad stats
Leon Edwards stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Belal Muhammad made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Edwards had advantage in power over Muhammad, with a 33% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 22%.
Leon Edwards was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Edwards had a height advantage of 3 inches over Muhammad. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Edwards' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Muhammad's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 57 to Muhammad's 61.
Edwards' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Muhammad's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.