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Helwani's UFC welterweight plan: Gilbert Burns vs. Leon Edwards for No. 1 contender

Ariel Helwani breaks down the UFC’s loaded 170-pound division, including why Leon Edwards should be the next foe for top contender Gilbert Burns. …read more

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Gilbert Burns & Leon Edwards Trade Barbs Following UFC 251

Gilbert Burns and Leon Edwards found themselves in a war of words at the conclusion of UFC 251. In the main event of UFC 251 on July 11, Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Posted on July 13, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Jorge Masvidal discusses possible fights with Colby Covington, Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal isn’t interested in fighting his former American Top Team teammate Colby Covington in his next Octagon appearance. Masvidal got his first crack at UFC gold over the weekend, …read more

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Morning Report: Gilbert Burns, Leon Edwards argue over who deserves next shot at Kamaru Usman

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Saturday night, Kamaru Usman successfully defended his welterweight title with a five-round unanimous decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC …read more

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Gilbert Burns, Leon Edwards get heated in push for next title shot after UFC 251

It appears to be a two-horse race for the next welterweight title shot after Kamaru Usman registered his second title defense on Saturday against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251.
With Usman …read more

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Leon Edwards and Gilbert Burns trade shots at each other over who should get the next title shot

UFC welterweight contenders Leon Edwards and Gilbert Burns traded shots at each other on social media over who should get the next title shot at 170lbs. In March, Edwards was …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Edwards gives Masvidal only a ‘puncher’s chance’ versus Usman

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Top welterweight contender Leon Edwards is keeping a close eye on ‘Fight Island’ this weekend. Leon ‘Rocky’ Edwards is watching …read more

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Leon Edwards gives Jorge Masvidal ‘a puncher’s chance’ against Kamaru Usman at UFC 251, eyes the winner

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With Kamaru Usman now defending his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal this Saturday and Gilbert Burns the possible No. 1 contender for the winner, the …read more

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Leon Edwards wants to fight “little weasel” Colby Covington or Gilbert Burns next

Leon Edwards is looking to get a fight with Colby Covington or Gilbert Burns next, this in hopes of earning a title shot. Edwards was supposed to headline UFC London …read more

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Video: What the Heck, Episode 15: Stephen Thompson, Leon Edwards, Modestas Bukauskas and Grant Dawson

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, Mike Heck speaks with the last fighter to defeat Jorge Masvidal, UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson (6:43). “Wonderboy” discusses the unanimous decision win …read more

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Leon Edwards wants winner of Usman-Masvidal title clash at UFC 251: 'I got history with both men'

Leon Edwards will certainly have his eyes peeled for the UFC 251 main event.
Welterweight contender Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) has won his last eight fights and thinks he’s done …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2020, 11:16 am By
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Leon Edwards says he is waiting on the UFC 251 main event winner

Streaking UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards says he’s waiting for a crack at the winner of the UFC 251 main event. UFC 251 goes down on Yas Island in Abu …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2020, 6:46 pm By
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Leon Edwards says he was offered UFC title shot before Gilbert Burns: 'We couldn't make it work'

Gilbert Burns is officially next for UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. However, the matchup wasn’t the UFC’s first choice, according to his fellow 170-pound contender Leon Edwards.
In a tweet issued …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Leon Edwards is “next” for Usman-Burns winner according to Ali Abdelaziz

Leon Edwards will be getting the winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns at UFC 251 according to Ali Abdelaziz. After Usman TKO’d Colby Covington at UFC 245 to defend …read more

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Report: Leon Edwards Initially Considered For Welterweight Title Shot At UFC 251

If a new report is to be believed, then Leon Edwards was plan B for UFC 251. On July 11, Kamaru Usman will put his UFC welterweight championship on the …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2020, 10:46 pm By
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Leon Edwards was considered for title shot against Kamaru Usman before Gilbert Burns

The UFC reportedly called Leon Edwards up to see if he would fight UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman before giving the shot to Gilbert Burns. Jorge Masvidal was widely expected …read more

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White Assures Edwards He Is Not Welterweight Division’s ‘Red-Headed Stepchild’

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Surging welterweight contender Leon Edwards doesn’t believe he’s getting the love he deserves, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is here to assure …read more

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Posted on June 6, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Dana White says Leon Edwards 'definitely not the red-headed stepchild,' primed for big fight

Good things could be coming Leon Edwards’ way in the near future.
The welterweight contender missed out on a big opportunity when his headlining bout with former UFC champion Tyron Woodley …read more

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Leon Edwards rips the latest UFC rankings after Tyron Woodley remains ranked above him

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards isn’t happy with the latest UFC rankings following Tyron Woodley’s loss last weekend. Edwards was scheduled to fight Woodley in the main event of UFC …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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Leon Edwards take a jab at Tyron Woodley following loss to Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards took a jab at Tyron Woodley following his unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC Fight Night Las Vegas. Edwards was originally set to …read more

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Leon Edwards take a job at Tyron Woodley following loss to Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards took a jab at Tyron Woodley following his unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC Fight Night Las Vegas. Edwards was originally set to …read more

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Leon Edwards says Masvidal is ‘running away from a title shot’

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“It’s very weird. In the history of the sport I’ve never known someone to turn down a title shot.” For …read more

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Tyron Woodley Slams Leon Edwards Over Jorge Masvidal Incident

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley feels Leon Edwards has no business throwing shade at anyone. Woodley and Edwards were scheduled to collide back in March. The bout would’ve headlined …read more

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Posted on May 29, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley roasts Leon Edwards for Masvidal brawl, Edwards fires back

Tyron Woodley and Leon Edwards are no longer scheduled to fight, but the pair seem to have plenty of lingering animosity towards each other. The pair were scheduled to fight …read more

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Posted on May 29, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Leon Edwards fires back at Tyron Woodley: Your rapping career is the biggest 'L'

Leon Edwards may not be fighting Tyron Woodley on Saturday, but it hasn’t stopped the two from trading barbs.
Woodley mocked Edwards in a recent interview with ESPN, claiming that Edwards’ …read more

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Posted on May 29, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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