Mar 13 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
18-3-0
NC
NC
18-3-0

The tape

32
Age
36
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

UDSDUDKOUD
Form
UDUDSUBUDUD
18
Wins
18
6
By KO
4
33
KO%
22
3
By SUB
1
17
SUB%
6
3
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2012
21
Bouts
21
55
Rounds
59
4 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 41 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Tapology
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Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad report

Who won Edwards vs Muhammad?

The fight between Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad finished in a no contest at UFC Vegas 21 on Saturday 13th March 2021.

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 octagon with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses 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 cage with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Leon Edwards' UFC record stood at 14-2-0, while Belal Muhammad's came in at 14-3-0.

The stats suggested Edwards had an advantage in power over Muhammad, with a 33% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 22%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Edwards had an advantage over Muhammad, with a 17% submission rate over Muhammad's 6%.

Leon Edwards was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 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 2 less professional rounds, 77 to Muhammad's 79.

Edwards vs Muhammad form

Edwards had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Gunnar Nelson at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 132 on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Before that, he was victorious against Peter Sobotta at UFC Fight Night 127 on 17th March 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Bryan Barberena at UFC Fight Night 115 on 2nd September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Activity check

Edwards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Muhammad's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Edwards vs Muhammad?

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