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Leon Edwards
Leon Edwards

Records

22-3-0

Form

UD 5
MD 5
KO 5
UD 5
NC

Belts held

UFC Welterweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
United States flag Muhammad (23-3-0) 27-Jul-2024
Last defence
United States flag Covington (17-3-0) UD 5 16-Dec-2023
Time inactive
159 days - (5 months & 7 days)
Won against
Nigeria flag Usman (20-1-0) KO 5 20-Aug-2022
Time held
642 days - (1 year & 9 months)
Total defences
2
Dec 16 2023
UD 5 United States flag Covington (17-3-0)
Mar 18 2023
MD 5 Nigeria flag Usman (20-2-0)
Activity average
Every 321 days - (10 months & 16 days)

Stats

age
32
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Weight Div
Welterweight

Full record

Wins
22
By KO
7
KO%
32%
By Sub
3
Sub%
14%
Lost
3
Stopped
0
Tapped
0
Draws
0
Debut
2011
Bouts
26
Rounds
77
Fight Time
5 hours, 53 minutes

Ranking @ Welterweight

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1
ufc
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bellator
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UFC Record

Record
14-2-0
Wins
14
By KO
3
KO%
21%
By Sub
1
Sub%
7%
Lost
2
Stopped
0
Tapped
0
Draws
0
Bouts
17
Rounds
60
Fight Time
4 hours, 47 minutes

Leon Edwards profile

What is Leon Edwards' Record?

Leon Edwards' record currently stands at 22 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws. Of those 22 wins he has stopped 7 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 32%, with 3 submissions. Despite his 3 losses, he has never been stopped. He's competed in a total of 77 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 3.1 rounds on average.

He has fought in the UFC 17 times, amassing a record of 14-2-0.

What was Edwards' last fight?

Leon Edwards' last fight took place against Colby Covington at UFC 296 on 16th Dec 2023, in Las Vegas, United States. He won by unanimous decision over 5 rounds. That fight was 5 months and 7 days ago.

How active is he?

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

What belts does Leon Edwards hold?

He won the UFC Welterweight title at UFC 278 against Kamaru Usman, beating him by knockout in the 5th round on 20th August 2022. He has held this belt for a total of 642 days (1 year, 9 months and 3 days) and has defended the title 2 times.

How old is Leon Edwards and where is he from?

Leon Edwards is currently 32 years old. He was born on 25th August 1991, so he will turn 33 in 3 months and 2 days. Edwards was born in the United Kingdom.

How good is Edwards and how long has he been fighting

Edwards is currently ranked 1st by Tapology at Welterweight. He made his professional debut in June 2011, so he has been a pro for 12 years and 11 months.

How tall is Leon Edwards and what is his reach ?

Edwards is 6' 2" which is 188cm. His reach is 74 inches which is 188 cm.

Who are some potential opponents for him?

Some potential future fights for Edwards include Michael Page, Shavkat Rakhmonov, Dricus Du Plessis, Sean Strickland and Johnny Eblen.

What will be Leon Edwards' next fight and where can I watch it?

Leon Edwards is set to face Belal Muhammad next on Saturday 27th July 2024, at UFC 304 – Manchester.

You can stream Edwards' fight against Muhammad in the UK on discovery+ Premium and TNT Sports App.

In the US you can stream Leon Edwards' fight via ESPN PPV via ESPN+.

What are some of his recent results?

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.

Leon Edwards Stats
Age Date Of Birth Nationality Height Reach Weight Division
32 August 25, 1991 United Kingdom 188 cm 188 cm Welterweight
Leon Edwards Record
Professional Record Wins By KO KO% By Sub Sub% Losses Losses By Stoppage Tapped Draws Pro Rounds Debut
22-3-0 22 7 32% 3 14% 3 0 0 0 77 2011
Leon Edwards's UFC Record
Org ID Org Name Record Wins By KO KO% By Sub Sub% Lost Stopped Tapped Draws Bouts Rounds Fight Time
19 UFC 14-2-0 14 3 21% 1 7% 2 0 0 0 17 60 4 hours, 47 minutes
Leon Edwards Rankings
Weight TAPOLOGY UFC BELLATOR
Welterweight 1 - -
Leon Edwards Recent Contests
Date Event Opponent Result Venue
2023-12-16 UFC 296 Colby Covington Won (UD 5) T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2023-03-18 UFC 286 Kamaru Usman Won (MD 5) o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2022-08-20 UFC 278 Kamaru Usman Won (KO/TKO 5) Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2021-06-12 UFC 263 Nate Diaz Won (UD 5) Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, United States
2021-03-13 UFC Vegas 21 Belal Muhammad No Contest UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2019-07-20 UFC on ESPN 4 Rafael dos Anjos Won (UD 5) AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States
2019-03-16 UFC on ESPN+ 5 Gunnar Nelson Won (SD 3) 02 Arena, London, England, United Kingdom
2018-06-23 UFC Fight Night 132 Donald Cerrone Won (UD 5) Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore
2018-03-17 UFC Fight Night 127 Peter Sobotta Won (KO/TKO 3) 02 Arena, London, England, United Kingdom
2017-09-02 UFC Fight Night 115 Bryan Barberena Won (UD 3) Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Leon Edwards' next fight

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Records
23-3-0
UFC 304 – Manchester
Saturday, Jul 27 2024

When is Leon Edwards' Next Fight?

Leon Edwards is set to face Belal Muhammad next on Saturday 27th July 2024, at UFC 304 – Manchester.

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Leon Edwards streams

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Leon Edwards tickets

Saturday, 27 July 2024

UFC 304 – Manchester Tickets

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