Autumn/Fall 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
21-3-0
20-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight

The tape

34
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 3UD 3NCUD 3
Form
KO 5UD 5NCUD 5SD 3
21
Wins
20
4
By KO
7
19
KO%
35
1
By Sub
3
5
SUB%
15
3
Losses
3
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2011
25
Bouts
24
72
Rounds
67
5 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 3 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

5
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
2

Belal Muhammad vs Leon Edwards preview

When is Muhammad vs Edwards?

Belal Muhammad could face the challenge of Leon Edwards, during the of Muhammad vs Edwards, in Autumn/Fall 2021.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Muhammad vs Edwards stats

Belal Muhammad would step into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Leon Edwards would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Edwards would have advantage in power over Muhammad, with a 35% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 19%.

Belal Muhammad is the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

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

Muhammad is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 2 months later than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 5 more professional rounds, 72 to Edwards' 67.

Muhammad vs Edwards form

Belal Muhammad has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Going into that contest, he had won against Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.

Before that, he had won against Leon Edwards at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Lyman Good at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Edwards has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he 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.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

He had defeated 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Belal Muhammad has been fighting more than Leon Edwards.

Belal Muhammad last fought 5 months and 13 days ago, while Leon Edwards' last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.

Muhammad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

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