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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Edwards vs Masvidal?
Leon Edwards will square off against Jorge Masvidal, during the main card of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Edwards vs Masvidal stats
Leon Edwards steps 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.
Jorge Masvidal will make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Masvidal has advantage in power over Edwards, with a 46% knock out percentage over Edwards' 33%.
Leon Edwards is the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Edwards has a height advantage of 3 inches over Masvidal. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Edwards is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 8 year later than Masvidal, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 66 less professional rounds, 57 to Masvidal's 123.
Edwards vs Masvidal form
Leon Edwards has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Nate Diaz at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he won against Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
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.
Jorge Masvidal has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Ben Askren at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Darren Till at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Jorge Masvidal has been fighting more than Leon Edwards.
Leon Edwards last fought 4 months and 2 days ago, while Jorge Masvidal's last outing was 5 months and 20 days ago.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Masvidal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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