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Khamzat Chimaev angles for matchups with Leon Edwards, 'b*tch' Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev seems to have everyone on his wish list.
From former UFC dual-champ Daniel Cormier, to Brock Lesnar, to Georges St-Pierre and Conor McGregor, Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) hasn’t …read more

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Bisping Tips Chimaev To “Leapfrog” Edwards With Another Win

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping believes Khamzat Chimaev is one win away from jumping Leon Edwards in the queue for a title shot.

While some believe Edwards is in need …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Would ‘Love To Bash’ Colby Covington’s Face In

Jorge Masvidal is disappointed he had to pull out of his UFC 269 fight against Leon Edwards.

The fight was highly-anticipated as it was a grudge match but “Gamebred” had to …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Colby Covington reveals Jorge Masvidal pulled out of UFC 269 due to broken ribs

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington revealed that Jorge Masvidal pulled out of the upcoming UFC 269 card due to broken ribs. Masvidal was set to take on Leon Edwards on …read more

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Covington Reveals Masvidal’s Pre-UFC 269 Injury Against His Wishes

Colby Covington claims to know the precise injury that caused former teammate Jorge Masvidal to withdrawal from his UFC 269 bout against Leon Edwards.

After years of beef and bad blood, …read more

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Vicente Luque calls out Leon Edwards for title eliminator

Vicente Luque wants to rematch Leon Edwards. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Vicente Luque wants a rematch against Leon Edwards to decide Kamaru Usman’s …read more

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Video: What's in the cards for Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal?

Most in the MMA world were looking forward to the grudge match between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards before it was scrapped a little more than a week ago.
Masvidal (35-15 …read more

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Masvidal To Edwards: ‘Shut Your Mouth, Wait For Me, And Fight In March’

Jorge Masvidal has not given up on the idea of fighting Leon Edwards.

Masvidal and Edwards were booked to fight at UFC 269, in a grudge match that blossomed after Masvidal …read more

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Posted on November 18, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Jorge Masvidal wants Leon Edwards in March but if not targets fight with ‘f*****g coward’ Colby Covington

Jorge Masvidal still has his sights set on Leon Edwards but is also open to fighting Colby Covington next. Masvidal was forced out of his UFC 269 fight with Edwards …read more

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Jorge Masvidal targets Leon Edwards in March: ‘If he says no, then Colby’s b*tch-ass it is’

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Jorge Masvidal wants to fight Leon Edwards in March after an undisclosed injury forced him to withdraw from their scheduled …read more

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Editorial: Why Edwards deserves a title fight against Usman

Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards fought in 2015 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The timing is right, the UFC should …read more

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Posted on November 17, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Leon Edwards says ‘there’s bad blood’ with Jorge Masvidal ‘forever’ after UFC 269 withdrawal

Leon Edwards won’t get his shot at Jorge Masvidal because Masvidal was forced to withdraw from the bout due to injury. And now that the fight is no longer on …read more

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Jorge Masvidal teammate: Leon Edwards 'super lucky' injury canceled UFC 269 grudge match

UFC lightweight Mateusz Gamrot wants to hush anyone who questions the legitimacy of the injury that forced Jorge Masvidal to withdraw from his UFC 269 grudge match with Leon Edwards.
After …read more

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Edwards: No Replacement Fighter Would Have Made Sense For UFC 269

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards doesn’t believe there’s a single name that would have made sense as a replacement fighter for him to face at UFC 269.

After being denied a …read more

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Posted on November 17, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Leon Edwards unsure if Jorge Masvidal fight ever happens after scrapped UFC 269 bout

Leon Edwards thinks UFC 269 may have been the last time he was matched up with Jorge Masvidal.
Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) was booked to face Masvidal (35-15 MMA, 12-8 UFC) on …read more

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Leon Edwards Expected ‘Fraud’ Jorge Masvidal to Pull Out of UFC 269 Matchup

After hearing rumors that Jorge Masvidal wasn’t seriously training for their announced clash at UFC 269, Leon Edwards wasn’t surprised when “Gamebred pulled out of their welterweight fight last week. …read more

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Leon Edwards unloads on ‘journeyman’ Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of UFC 269: ‘He’s been dodging me’

Leon Edwards says he isn’t surprised Jorge Masvidal pulled out of their fight at UFC 269. Edwards and Masvidal were set to have their highly-anticipated grudge match on December 11. …read more

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Leon Edwards Can’t See Masvidal Fight Making Sense Ever Again

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards doesn’t believe a matchup with arch-rival Jorge Masvidal will ever make sense for him again.

After years of bad blood and back-and-forth over social media and …read more

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Edwards blasts Masvidal for pulling out UFC 269

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards says he wasn’t surprised by Jorge Masvidal’s recent withdrawal from their scheduled fight at UFC 269 next month, and he has now turned his entire …read more

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Khamzat Opens As Betting Favorite Over ‘Rocky’

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Now that Jorge Masvidal has withdrawn from his scheduled matchup with rival Leon Edwards at UFC 269 this December the …read more

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McGregor Wants ‘Hoe’ Masvidal Stripped Of BMF Belt, Masvidal Retaliates

Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal are having a bit of a spat on Twitter.

Masvidal was expected to take on Leon Edwards in a highly anticipated grudge match at UFC 269 …read more

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Conor McGregor rips Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of UFC 269: ‘Strip that belt from him that he never even won’

Conor McGregor has slammed Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of his fight with Leon Edwards. On Wednesday, it was revealed Masvidal was forced out of UFC 269 fight due to …read more

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Watch Between the Links at 3 p.m. ET featuring Phoenix Carnevale vs. Jose Youngs

Will Kamaru Usman fight Leon Edwards after his successful title defense at UFC 268? Will Carla Esparza get her shot at Rose Namajunas? Those questions are discussed on this week’s …read more

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Nick Diaz Interested In Leon Edwards Short Notice Fight At UFC 269

The legendary Nick Diaz is willing to step up on short notice and fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269 after Jorge Masvidal pulled out.

Diaz is coming off of his impressive, …read more

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Nick Diaz offers to step up on short notice against Leon Edwards

UFC legend Nick Diaz is offering to step up on short notice against Leon Edwards after Jorge Masvidal pulled out of their upcoming fight. Edwards was scheduled to fight against …read more

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Nate Diaz trashes Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of UFC 269 fight with Leon Edwards

Nate Diaz was not impressed to learn that Jorge Masvidal had pulled out of his upcoming fight with Leon Edwards at UFC 269. Masvidal (35-15 MMA) and Edwards (19-3 MMA) …read more

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Fabian Edwards slams Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of UFC 269 fight with his brother Leon

Fabian Edwards has slammed Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of his scheduled UFC 269 fight with his brother Leon. Masvidal (35-15 MMA) and Leon Edwards (19-3 MMA) were expected to …read more

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Colby Covington reacts to Jorge Masvidal pulling out of Leon Edwards fight

Colby Covington isn’t too surprised Jorge Masvidal pulled out of his fight against Leon Edwards. Masvidal and Edwards were supposed to settle their grudge at UFC 269 on December 11 …read more

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Edwards Tells Usman ‘I Will See You Soon’ After Masvidal Withdrawal

It looks like Leon Edwards is not interested in a short notice fight with Khamzat Chimaev.

After news broke on Wednesday, that Jorge Masvidal was out of his UFC 269 fight …read more

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Leon Edwards reacts to ‘fraud’ Jorge Masvidal pulling out of UFC 269

Welterweight contender Leon Edwards reacted to his UFC 269 opponent, Jorge Masvidal, pulling out of their Dec. 11 pay-per-view match.

The news broke Wednesday that Masvidal was forced to …read more

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Kamaru Usman Names Next Two Challengers

Kamaru Usman sees Leon Edwards and Vicente Luque has worthy challengers for his UFC Welterweight title. Kamaru Usman sees two worthy challengers for his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight crown.
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Leon Edwards trashes ‘fraud’ Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of UFC 269, focused on Kamaru Usman next

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Leon Edwards wasted no time taking a shot at Jorge Masvidal after the two-time title challenger was forced out of their …read more

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Leon Edwards calls Jorge Masvidal a 'fraud' for UFC 269 withdrawal, turns attention to Kamaru Usman

Leon Edwards is setting his sights on title gold.
After Jorge Masvidal withdrew Wednesday from their scheduled UFC 269 bout, a disappointed Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) expressed his lack of …read more

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Leon Edwards blasts ‘fraud’ Jorge Masvidal for pulling out of their fight, tells Kamaru Usman ‘I will see you soon’

Leon Edwards isn’t too surprised Jorge Masvidal pulled out of their fight at UFC 269. Masvidal and Edwards were supposed to have their grudge match on December 11 in Las …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Vs. Leon Edwards Scrapped

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards is still in the works, just not at UFC 269. UFC 269 will move on …read more

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Posted on November 10, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal bout off UFC 269

Jorge Masvidal is out of his UFC 269 matchup against Leon Edwards | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

An undisclosed injury has forced Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Jorge Masvidal out of UFC 269 due to injury

The UFC 269 welterweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards is off.

Masvidal has been forced to withdraw from the highly anticipated match due to an undisclosed injury. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Leon Edwards to replace Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269

Khamzat Chimaev is looking to replace Jorge Masvidal to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269. Masvidal and Edwards were supposed to have their grudge match on December 11 in Las …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Withdraws from UFC 269 Bout vs. Leon Edwards Due to Injury

Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards will have to settle their differences another day. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev, top-ranked contenders volunteer to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269

One top UFC welterweight contender’s loss could be another’s gain.
Upon the news of Jorge Masvidal’s withdrawal Wednesday from his UFC 269 bout vs. Leon Edwards due to injury, some of …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Leon Edwards after Jorge Masvidal forced out of their fight

Khamzat Chimaev is looking to replace Jorge Masvidal to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269. Masvidal and Edwards were supposed to have their grudge match on December 11 in Las …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev, Belal Muhammad and more call for Leon Edwards fight after Masvidal withdrawal

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Leon Edwards is suddenly a very popular man.
Following news of Jorge Masvidal’s withdrawal from his highly-anticipated fight against Edwards at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal out of UFC 269 fight vs. Leon Edwards

The highly anticipated grudge match between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards will have to wait.
On Wednesday, UFC chief business officer Hunter Campbell announced Masvidal’s withdrawal from UFC 269 through broadcast …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards scrapped from UFC 269

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The long-awaited showdown between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards will have to wait until another day.
Masvidal has suffered an undisclosed injury …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Out Of UFC 269 Fight Against Leon Edwards Due To Injury

Fans will have to wait for the “three-piece and a soda” rematch between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards for a little bit longer.

ESPN reported Wednesday that the UFC 269 …read more

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Masvidal injured, fight vs. Edwards off UFC 269

The highly anticipated welterweight fight between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards slated for UFC 269 in December is now off after Masvidal sustained an undisclosed injury. …read more

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Forget Chimaev, Diaz wants to fight winner of Usman-Covington 2

Nate Diaz prepares to take on Leon Edwards at UFC 263.

Nate Diaz is targeting a welterweight title fight against the winner of Kamaru Usman …read more

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Vicente Luque to serve as backup fighter for UFC 268 main event, Leon Edwards declined the role first

Vicente Luque is in New York City and will weigh in to be the backup fighter for UFC 268. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Luque will be the backup fighter …read more

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Jorge Masvidal starts training camp for Leon Edwards fight at UFC 269 | Video

Jorge Masvidal has entered training camp for his upcoming fight against Leon Edwards at UFC 269 and released the footage on YouTube.

Masvidal (35-15) is coming off back to back …read more

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Kamaru Usman: Leon Edwards didn't get next title shot because he 'sh*t the bed' against Nate Diaz

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thinks Leon Edwards only has himself to blame for not being next in line for a title shot.
Edwards, who hasn’t lost since dropping a unanimous …read more

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Edwards Claims Masvidal Turned Down Five Rounds For UFC 269 Fight

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has claimed that bitter rival Jorge Masvidal turned down five rounds for their upcoming fight at UFC 269.

In a matchup over two years in the …read more

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Kamaru Usman explains why Leon Edwards didn’t get the next title shot: ‘You s**t the bed’

Kamaru Usman shared the reason why Leon Edwards didn’t get the next title shot. After Edwards beat Diaz at UFC 263, he said his next fight would be for the …read more

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Masvidal: Edwards Wanted To Call The Cops On Me!

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The bad blood between BMF champion Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards is still running deep two years …read more

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Michael Bisping analyzes UFC 269’s Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal

Former UFC middleweight champion and current color commentator Michael Bisping analyzed UFC 269’s Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal fight. Edwards returns later this year at UFC 269 when he takes …read more

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Leon Edwards says he has been promised welterweight title shot with win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards says he has been promised a 170lbs title shot with a win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269. Edwards has gone unbeaten over his last …read more

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Masvidal Bashes Edwards: ‘This Guy Is Not Who He Says He Is At All’

There is certainly no love lost between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards.

After more than two years of buildup, stemming from a backstage scrap, Masvidal is finally set to face Edwards …read more

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Edwards Reveals The UFC Confirmed Title Fight If He Defeats Masvidal

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has revealed the promotion has guaranteed him the next title shot if he defeats Jorge Masvidal later this year.

In a clash over two years in …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vows to ‘do everything in my being to end’ Leon Edwards at UFC 269

Jorge Masvidal is looking to inflict damage on Leon Edwards at UFC 269 on December 11. On the main card of the year-end pay-per-view, Masvidal and Edwards are set to …read more

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Leon Edwards Laughs Off “Ugly Bast*rd” Burns For Fake Callouts

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has slammed former title challenger Gilbert Burns. According to the 30-year-old, “Durinho” pretends he’s willing to fight on social media.

Beyond Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington’s …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains booking of ‘coward’ Leon Edwards fight: ‘He does what I say, when I say’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

More than 31 months have passed since the rivalry between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards first exploded with a backstage altercation …read more

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MMA debate: Is it perfect timing for Edwards-Masvidal? What to make of Jon Jones' suspension?

Jeff Wagenheim, Marc Raimondi and Brett Okamoto debate the long-delayed fight between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards, and other trending topics in MMA. …read more

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UFC 269 full fight card revealed featuring two title fights, Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

The final UFC PPV event of the year is shaping up to be one of the promotion’s …read more

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Leon Edwards claps back after being accused of ducking other welterweight contenders

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards clapped back after being accused of ducking other welterweight contenders. Fellow welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has accused Edwards of being “scared” and ducking fights at …read more

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Edwards Claims Masvidal Was Flown Out Of England To Avoid Payback

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has revealed what happened in the aftermath of his backstage altercation with Jorge Masvidal in 2019.

Not many active rivalries in the UFC boast as much …read more

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Leon Edwards fires back at critics claiming he’s avoiding fights: ‘I’m the only one that’s taking all these risks’

Leon Edwards has a huge problem with anyone claiming that he’s somehow been avoiding certain opponents while putting together an impressive nine-fight winning streak.
Perhaps the person at the top of …read more

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Cormier Advised Edwards To Wait For Title Shot Over Masvidal Fight

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier believed Leon Edwards should have waited for a welterweight title shot instead of agreeing to fight Jorge Masvidal.

Edwards was last in action at UFC …read more

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Leon Edwards opens as favorite in Jorge Masvidal grudge match at UFC 269

Leon Edwards | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The oddsmakers like Leon Edwards’ chances of getting even with Jorge Masvidal.
Thirty months after their confrontation at a …read more

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Masvidal Betting Underdog Against Edwards

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Nearly three years after Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards had dinner backstage in London, with “Rocky” consuming all three pieces …read more

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With Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards booked, Gilbert Burns and Neil Magny re-angle for fight

Two of the UFC welterweight division’s most game fighters, Gilbert Burns and Neil Magny, have sparked back their interest in fighting each other.
After preferred choices Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards …read more

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The inside story of how a scrap and a 'soda' helped turned Jorge Masvidal into a star

Masvidal’s career took a dramatic turn in 2019 when he faced Darren Till and Leon Edwards in one night in London. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards react to their upcoming fight booking at UFC 269

Top-ranked UFC welterweight contenders Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards reacted to their upcoming fight booking at UFC 269. It was revealed on Monday that the grudge match between Masvidal and …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards set for UFC 269

Jorge Masvidal prior to his UFC 261 rematch with Kamaru Usman. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images

This welterweight grudge match will be three rounds. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Vs. Leon Edwards Booked For UFC 269

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards joins a stacked lineup at UFC 269. Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards has been added …read more

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Betting odds released for Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269

The opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming welterweight bout featuring Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269. The news that Edwards would be fighting Masvidal at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vs Leon Edwards Targeted For UFC 269 On Dec. 11th

It looks like we will finally be seeing the “three-piece and a soda” rematch, as the UFC is looking to book Jorge Masvidal vs Leon Edwards for December.

There has been …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards set to meet at final pay-per-view of the year at UFC 269

A big welterweight grudge match is heading for UFC 269 in December.
Former title challenger Jorge Masvidal will meet Leon Edwards at the final pay-per-view event of the year. A source …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards targeted for UFC 269, Moreno vs. Figueiredo 2 expected to shift

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More than two years after they exchanged punches backstage at a UFC event, Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards are expected …read more

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Masvidal, Edwards agree to grudge match in Dec.

Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards will meet inside the Octagon at UFC 269 on December 11 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Gilbert Burns trashes “coward” Leon Edwards for reportedly turning down Jorge Masvidal fight

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns trashed “coward” Leon Edwards for reportedly turning down the Jorge Masvidal fight. Edwards and Masvidal got into it a few years ago at a UFC …read more

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Gilbert Burns Thinks Leon Edwards Is a ‘Coward’ For Ducking Masvidal

Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal have been calling out Leon Edwards but Burns thinks Edwards is ducking them both.

The welterweight title contention picture seems to be crowded these days. …read more

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