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Gunnar Nelson issues statement on loss to Leon Edwards

Gunnar Nelson was not without success in his UFC London co-main event battle with Leon Edwards, even climbing into full mount in the waning moments of the fight, but ultimately …read more

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Leon Edwards warns Jorge Masvidal after backstage altercation: 'Now you're f*****'

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Leon Edwards def. Gunnar Nelson at UFC London: Best photos

Jorge Masvidal should consider himself lucky. At least that’s how Leon Edwards sees it.
Both welterweight fighters came away with big wins …read more

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Leon Edwards releases statement on Jorge Masvidal brawl: ‘Now you’re f***ed’

UFC welterweight contenders Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal both won big at Saturday night’s UFC London card, defeating Gunnar Nelson and Darren Till respectively.

Shortly after their victories in the …read more

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Pros react to Gunnar Nelson vs Leon Edwards at UFC London

A welterweight contest featuring Gunnar Nelson taking on Leon Edwards served as the co-headliner of today’s UFC London event.

Leon Edwards entered today’s bout on a six-fight win streak, his …read more

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UFC London video highlights: Edwards wins split decision over Nelson

Check out the full fight video highlights of Gunnar Nelson vs. Leon Edwards from the UFC London co-main event. The UFC London co-main event wrapped up with Leon Edwards picking …read more

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Video: Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards Trade Punches Backstage at UFC London

After vanquishing Gunnar Nelson at UFC London, Leon Edwards said he wanted to face the winner of Saturday’s main event. He probably didn’t realize it would happen so soon. …read more

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Pros react to Edwards’ win over Nelson at UFC London

Leon Edwards defeated Gunnar Nelson via split decision at UFC London. On Twitter, pro fighters and jornalists reacted to the fight. …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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UFC London results: Edwards beats Nelson by decision

Leon Edwards won a split decision over Gunnar Nelson in the UFC London co-main event. The UFC London co-main event just witnessed the company’s #10 ranked welterweight Leon Edwards pick …read more

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UFC London results: Leon Edwards earns impressive victory over Gunnar Nelson

The idea Leon Edwards could defeat Gunnar Nelson didn’t seem far-fetched.
But beating one of the welterweight division’s great grapplers at his own game? Now that was unexpected.
Edwards continued his …read more

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UFC London results: Leon Edwards survives late charge to take split over Gunnar Nelson

LONDON – Leon Edwards (17-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) now has a seven-fight winning streak after rushing out to an early start and hanging on for a decision win over Gunnar …read more

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Edwards Wins 7th Straight With Split Decision Over Nelson

Leon Edwards and Gunnar Nelson squared off in a clash of islanders of the North Atlantic, Great Britain vs. Iceland. Edwards was miffed to have been overlooked for the main …read more

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Twitter reacts to Leon Edwards' win over Gunnar Nelson at UFC London

Leon Edwards extended his winning streak to seven fights on Saturday when he defeated Gunnar Nelson in the UFC on ESPN+ 5 co-main event.
Edwards’ (17-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) climb toward …read more

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UFC London Results: Leon Edwards defeats Gunnar Nelson (Highlights)

A welterweight scrap between perennial division contenders Gunnar Nelson and Leon Edwards served as the co-headliner for today’s UFC London event.

Leon Edwards (16-3 MMA) entered tonight’s contest on a …read more

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UFC London live blog: Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson

This is the UFC London live blog for Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson, a welterweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at The O2 Arena in London.
Edwards, who has won his …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC London - Main card preview

Get the scoop on the main card action of UFC London, featuring an awesome welterweight clash between choke expert Gunnar Nelson and the explosive Leon Edwards. …read more

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How Gunnar Nelson has grown as a fighter ahead of UFC on ESPN+ 5

LONDON – It takes a mature individual to recognize faults and correct them, even when they’re pointed out by others.
UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson admits past criticism of his in-cage performances …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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With Possible Win Over Gunnar Nelson, Leon Edwards Wants UFC London Main Event Winner

Leon Edwards will co-main event tomorrow’s (Sat. March 16, 2019) UFC London event. He’ll step into the cage against jiu-jitsu ace Gunnar Nelson. Should he win, however, Edwards tells MMA …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Gunnar Nelson: Win over Leon Edwards will ‘shoot me right up there’ into title mix

LONDON — At UFC London media day, Gunnar Nelson discussed the growing notoriety of Mjolnir gym, why his win over Alex Oliveira was one of the most important of his …read more

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Leon Edwards says don't be surprised when he submits Gunnar Nelson at UFC London

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LONDON – Striker vs. grappler affair in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 5 event? Not the way Leon Edwards sees it …read more

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Leon Edwards not ruling out submission win over Gunnar Nelson at UFC London

LONDON — At UFC London media day, Leon Edwards discussed why he feels like he needs to be more vocal to fight bigger names, why he wouldn’t want to fight …read more

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Watch Gunnar Nelson’s top 5 UFC finishes

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Submission specialist Gunnar Nelson has 13 submission victories in his professional career. We take a look back at his top 5 submissions in the UFC. Nelson faces Leon …read more

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Posted on March 14, 2019, 3:46 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 5 breakdown: Will Leon Edwards keep streaking vs. Gunnar Nelson?

UFC on ESPN+ 5 takes place Saturday at The O2 in London and streams entirely on ESPN+. In the co-main event, a key welterweight bout goes down as Leon Edwards …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 5 open workouts video: Gunnar Nelson

LONDON – Gunnar Nelson took part in UFC on ESPN+ 5 open workouts on Wednesday from York Hall, and you can watch him work out in the video above.
Nelson meets …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Video: Check out Mjolnir MMA, the club John Kavanagh calls a 'gym from a Bond movie'

Ahead of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 5 event, check out the latest edition of “UFC Connected,” which features a visit to Iceland’s Mjolnir MMA.
The home gym of Gunnar Nelson (17-3-1 …read more

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Nelson Wants You To Call On Him

Actually, don’t call on me.
Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) welterweight, Gunnar Nelson, is gearing up for the UFC Fight Night 147 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Sat. night (March 16, …read more

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UFC’s Gunnar Nelson dances in singlet to ‘Call on Me’ in spoof music video

Is this how they prepare for fights in Iceland?
A hilarious video of Gunnar Nelson and his team at Mjolnir in Reykjavik dancing — rather suggestively — to the song “Call …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Fabian Edwards ‘feeling violent’ ahead of his Bellator Newcastle clash with Lee Chadwick

DUBLIN — Fabian Edwards gives his take on being a blue-chip prospect, his brother Leon’s UFC London bout against Gunnar Nelson, the experience disparity between him and Bellator Newcastle opponent …read more

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Gunnar Nelson relives bloody finish of Alex Oliveira: ‘The choke didn’t really do much’ 

Gunnar Nelson was forced to rally from behind to claim a submission win over Alex Oliveira after a hellish first five-minutes to their UFC 231 welterweight clash.
After being on …read more

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Gunnar Nelson Was Targeting Masvidal Or Till Before Landing Leon Edwards Bout

Before the UFC announced Jorge Masvidal as Darren Till’s opponent for the UFC London headliner, several fighters were trying to get the slot. That includes longtime UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson. …read more

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Gunnar Nelson surprised by Leon Edwards booking, pursued Darren Till for UFC London

As fans clamored for Darren Till’s London opponent to be announced, Gunnar Nelson was one of the top names floated for the task before the Liverpudlian was booked for main …read more

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