Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-3-0
18-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight

The tape

32
Age
29
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

UD 5MD 5KO 5UD 5NC
Form
SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2KO 1SUB 2
22
Wins
18
7
By KO
8
32
KO%
44
3
By Sub
10
14
SUB%
56
3
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2014
26
Bouts
18
77
Rounds
29
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
3

Leon Edwards vs Shavkat Rakhmonov preview

When is Edwards vs Rakhmonov?

Leon Edwards could potentially square off against Shavkat Rakhmonov, in Summer 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 Rakhmonov stats

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

Shavkat Rakhmonov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Rakhmonov would have an advantage in power over Edwards, with a 44% knock out percentage over Edwards' 32%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rakhmonov would have a massive advantage over Edwards, boosting at 56% submission rate over Edwards' 14%.

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

Edwards has a height advantage of 1 inch over Rakhmonov. Despite this, Rakhmonov has 3-inch reach advantage.

Edwards is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Rakhmonov, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 48 more professional rounds, 77 to Rakhmonov's 29.

Edwards vs Rakhmonov 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 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 had beat 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.

He had won against Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

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

In his last fight, he beat Stephen Thompson at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Geoff Neal at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Carlston Harris at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Michel Prazeres at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Shavkat Rakhmonov has been fighting more than Leon Edwards.

Leon Edwards last fought 2 months and 11 days ago, while Shavkat Rakhmonov's last outing was 2 months and 11 days ago.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Rakhmonov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 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 Rakhmonov?

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