Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
22-3-0
20-4-0

The tape

32
Age
36
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
77.6" / 197 cm

Full record

UD 5MD 5KO 5UD 5NC
Form
MD 3MD 5KO 5UD 5KO 2
22
Wins
20
7
By KO
9
32
KO%
45
3
By Sub
1
14
SUB%
5
3
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2012
26
Bouts
24
77
Rounds
76
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 53 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 Kamaru Usman preview

When is Edwards vs Usman IV?

Leon Edwards could potentially square off against Kamaru Usman, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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

Edwards vs Usman IV 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.

Kamaru Usman would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Usman would have an advantage in power over Edwards, with a 45% knock out percentage over Edwards' 32%.

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

Leon Edwards is the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Edwards has a height advantage of 2 inches over Usman. Despite this, Usman has 4-inch reach advantage.

Edwards is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Usman, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 1 more professional rounds, 77 to Usman's 76.

Edwards vs Usman IV 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 won against 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 defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

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

Usman has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Leon Edwards 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 lost to Leon Edwards 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 Colby Covington at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had defeated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kamaru Usman has been fighting more than Leon Edwards.

Leon Edwards last fought 4 months and 1 day ago, while Kamaru Usman's last outing was 5 months and 27 days ago.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Edwards vs Usman IV?

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