Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-3-0
35-17-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight

The tape

32
Age
39
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Full record

UD 5MD 5KO 5UD 5NC
Form
UD 3UD 5KO 2UD 5KO 3
22
Wins
35
7
By KO
16
32
KO%
46
3
By Sub
2
14
SUB%
6
3
Losses
17
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2003
26
Bouts
52
77
Rounds
133
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
10 hours, 19 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 Jorge Masvidal preview

When is Edwards vs Masvidal?

Leon Edwards could potentially square off against Jorge Masvidal, in Summer 2024.

The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Edwards vs Masvidal 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.

Jorge Masvidal would make his way to the cage with a record of 35 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Masvidal would have an advantage in power over Edwards, with a 46% knock out percentage over Edwards' 32%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Edwards would have a slight advantage over Masvidal, with a 14% submission rate over Masvidal's 6%.

Leon Edwards is the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.

Edwards has a height advantage of 3 inches over Masvidal. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Edwards is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 8 years later than Masvidal, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 56 less professional rounds, 77 to Masvidal's 133.

Edwards vs Masvidal 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.

Jorge Masvidal has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Kamaru Usman 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.

Before that, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had won against Nate Diaz at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Leon Edwards has been fighting more than Jorge Masvidal.

Leon Edwards last fought 5 months and 21 days ago, while Jorge Masvidal's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 29 days ago.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Masvidal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Edwards vs Masvidal?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Edwards vs Masvidal yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Leon Edwards vs Jorge Masvidal news

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