Jul 27 2024
Saturday

Co-op Live Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-3-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

UK - Sun 3:00am / US - Sat 10:00pm EST

23-3-0

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Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
35
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

UD 5MD 5KO 5UD 5NC
Form
UD 5KO 2UD 5UD 3UD 3
22
Wins
23
7
By KO
5
32
KO%
22
3
By Sub
1
14
SUB%
4
3
Losses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2012
26
Bouts
27
77
Rounds
79
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 16 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
2
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Bellator
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1
Tapology
2

Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad preview

When is Edwards vs Muhammad?

Leon Edwards will face the challenge of Belal Muhammad in the main event of UFC 304 – Manchester, on Saturday 27th July 2024 at Co-op Live Arena in Manchester.

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

This contest is for the UFC Welterweight championship.

Edwards vs Muhammad stats

Leon Edwards steps 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.

Belal Muhammad will make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Leon Edwards' UFC record currently stands at 14-2-0, while Belal Muhammad's comes in at 14-3-0.

The stats suggest Edwards has a slight advantage in power over Muhammad, with a 32% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 22%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Edwards will have a slight advantage over Muhammad, with a 14% submission rate over Muhammad's 4%.

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

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

Edwards is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 2 less professional rounds, 77 to Muhammad's 79.

Edwards vs Muhammad 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.

Muhammad has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Sean Brady at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he was victorious against Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round 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.

Activity check

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

Leon Edwards last fought 6 months and 5 days ago, while Belal Muhammad's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 15 days ago.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Muhammad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. 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 Muhammad?

Leon Edwards is currently 12/25 (-210) to win the clash outright, while you can get 13/8 (+160) on Belal Muhammad if you fancy the small upset.

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UFC 304 – Manchester Tickets

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