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Fabian Edwards on Jorge Masvidal: ‘If I see that man again, he’s f*cked’ 

Fabian Edwards is adamant that his next interaction with Jorge Masvidal will be far from friendly following his backstage altercation with older brother Leon Edwards at UFC London on Saturday. …read more

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Brendan Schaub Weighs In On Jorge Masvidal-Leon Edwards Brawl

Brendan Schaub has given his take on the backstage incident between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards. Masvidal and Edwards competed in separate bouts on the UFC London card. Masvidal took …read more

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Edwards: ‘Rat’ Masvidal’s day will come after altercation

Leon Edwards wants to get a fight lined up against Jorge Masvidal after their altercation at UFC London. Leon Edwards has said he wants to get a fight lined up …read more

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Leon Edwards to UFC: Give Me Either Masvidal or a Title Shot Next

After last weekend’s main-event bout at UFC London had concluded, an ugly altercation between Jorge Masvidal and Britain’s Leon Edwards broke out after Edwards called out to the Floridian as …read more

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Dana White Blames Staff For UFC London Altercation, Does Not Plan To Punish Masvidal or Edwards

Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White confirmed that the UFC will not punish Jorge Masvidal for his backstage altercation with fellow fighter Leon Edwards at UFC London last Saturday night. …read more

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White ‘disappointed’ in staff after Masvidal-Edwards scuffle

UFC president Dana White blames his staff for letting Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards trade punches backstage after Saturday’s card in London. Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards will walk away …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie MMA rankings, March 19: Leon Edwards positioned for big fight

Leon Edwards has been asking for a little more respect, and with his latest victory, he’s certainly earned it.
Edwards (17-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) picked up a decision win over Gunnar …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Dana Won’t Punish Masvidal, Blames UFC Staff For Scuffle

After knocking out Darren Till last Saturday (March 16, 2019) st UFC Fight Night 147 in London, England, Jorge Masvidal came to blows with Leon Edwards backstage at the O2 …read more

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Dana White Won’t Punish Jorge Masvidal for Backstage Fight with Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal won’t face any punishment from the UFC for the backstage fight that broke out with Leon Edwards after UFC Fight Night from London ended this past Saturday night. …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Leon Edwards gives his side of Jorge Masvidal brawl

Shortly after last weekend’s UFC London card wrapped up, main event winner Jorge Masvidal and co-main event winner Leon Edwards got into a wild skirmish backstage.

Masvidal has previously stated …read more

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Edwards Slams Rat-vidal For London Cheap Shot

I guess “soda” is the new “biscuit.” Leon Edwards is confused.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, who’s now won seven straight fights inside the Octagon, doesn’t understand all the …read more

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Masvidal ‘pissed off’ that Edwards scuffle overshadowed Till KO

Jorge Masvidal is not liking how his backstage brawl with Leon Edwards is overshadowing his knockout win over Darren Till. …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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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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MMA Squared: Three (master)piece weekend for Jorge Masvidal

Putting hands on Darren Till and Leon Edwards, creating memes and commanding the news cycle. It was a banner weekend for Gamebred.
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What's next for Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards and Darren Till?

There was a lot going on at UFC Fight Night in London on Saturday. What’s next for the winners and losers of the event? Here’s ESPN’s take. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 5 post-event facts: Leon Edwards, Dominick Reyes keep winning

UFC on ESPN+ 5 took place Saturday at The O2, marking the organization’s 11th stop in London. The event streamed on ESPN+.
The main event produced a memorable and violent result …read more

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Trading Shots: Is Jorge Masvidal's backstage 'three-piece' an outrage or just further entertainment?

Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards got into it backstage at UFC on ESPN+ 5. Is it the kind of thing that will get them punished or rewarded? And what can …read more

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Posted on March 18, 2019, 12:46 am By
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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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VIDEO | New footage shows nasty cut Leon Edwards sustained in Jorge Masvidal brawl

Shortly after UFC London wrapped up, main event winner Jorge Masvidal and co-main event winner Leon Edwards engaged in shocking post-fight scrap.

This post-violence was sparked when Edwards began talking …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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Leon Edwards issues statement on Jorge Masvidal scrap: ‘Now you’re f--ked’

Leon Edwards is definitely looking forward to crossing paths with Jorge Masvidal again.
The two welterweight contenders stole headlines at UFC London on Saturday due to a backstage confrontation that quickly …read more

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Masvidal-Edwards brawl latest sign of UFC fighters taking control

The postfight altercation between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards is the most recent sign Dana White and the UFC are losing control, writes ESPN’s Jeff Wagenheim. …read more

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By taking Leon Edwards’ bait, Jorge Masvidal answers his own question on why we love trash talk

At last Thursday’s UFC London media day, Jorge Masvidal had a lot to say that struck a nerve within the fight world. The artificial rivalries generated by trash talk are …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says Leon Edwards 'put his hands up' before punches thrown backstage at UFC London

Jorge Masvidal was backstage, minding his own business, doing an interview after his UFC on ESPN+ 5 headlining win when things got out of hand.
Masvidal was interrupted by fellow welterweight …read more

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Leon Edwards not pressing charges against Jorge Masvidal after post-fight scrap

Shortly after the UFC London card wrapped up, co-main event winner Leon Edwards interrupted a Jorge Masvidal interview with a bit of trash talk. Masvidal evidently didn’t appreciate what he …read more

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Masvidal explains backstage scuffle with ‘hooligan’ Edwards

Jorge Masvidal gives his side of the story about the backstage scuffle that happened between him and fellow welterweight Leon Edwards. Jorge Masvidal’s emphatic knockout win over Darren Till …read more

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Jorge Masvidal gives his side of altercation with Leon Edwards after UFC London

Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards were both big winners at UFC London on Saturday night. And then the two welterweight contenders came to blows backstage afterward.
Edwards jawed at Masvidal behind …read more

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VIDEO | Jorge Masvidal explains why he punched Leon Edwards backstage at UFC London

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC London, Jorge Masvidal picked up arguably the biggest win of his storied career, snuffing former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till …read more

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White Reacts To Brawl At UFC London: ‘We Need To Do Better’

The UFC president vowed to make changes after another post-fight brawl between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards broke out at UFC London. UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal went down …read more

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‘I Had To Give Him The Three Piece And Soda’

Main event winner Jorge Masvidal explained how he ended up in a fist fight with Leon Edwards following their bouts. Over the last six months, the UFC has seen a …read more

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UFC London post-fight show

MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti and Jose Youngs break down Jorge Masvidal’s big win over Darren Till, his post-fight dust-up with Leon Edwards, plus much more from UFC London. …read more

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Fighters brawl backstage after UFC main event

Police are investigating a backstage scuffle that broke out between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards on Saturday after UFC Fight Night in London. …read more

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New Footage Released Of Masvidal-Edwards Brawl At UFC London

New footage has been released from the brawl between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards backstage at UFC London. Masvidal was being interviewed by Laura Sanko following his brutal knockout victory …read more

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Dana White reacts to the backstage brawl between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards

UFC President Dana White was not happy after a backstage brawl ensued between UFC London winners Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards.

Masvidal picked up arguably the biggest win of his …read more

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Backstage Video: Jorge Masvidal busts Leon Edwards open in UFC London brawl

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While Jorge Masvidal was conducting an interview after knocking out Darren Till in the main event of …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Masvidal, Edwards get into backstage altercation

Police are investigating a backstage scuffle that broke out between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards on Saturday after UFC Fight Night in London. …read more

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Dana White not happy following backstage fight between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards

UFC president Dana White wasn’t in attendance at the latest Fight Night card in London on Saturday but he definitely heard about what happened afterwards.
Following a stunning second round knockout …read more

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Dana White Reacts to Backstage Fight Between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal earned a second round knockout against Darren Till in the main event at UFC Fight Night in London and he tried to score a second victory after engaging …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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Pros react to wild backstage altercation between Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards at UFC London

Jorge Masvidal had himself quite a night at UFC London.
Just minutes after knocking out Darren Till in highlight-reel fashion in the main event of Saturday’s card, Masvidal took on another …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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Video! Masvidal, Edwards Trade Punches Backstage Following UFC London

Welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards each captured impressive victories earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 16, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 5 live on ESPN+ from inside O2 Arena in London, …read more

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Video: Fight breaks out between Masvidal and Edwards at backstage interview

Things got heated quickly between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards at the backstage area. UFC London ended in spectacular fashion for Jorge Masvidal. The number eleven-ranked welterweight fighter scored …read more

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VIDEO | Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards brawl backstage at UFC London

Jorge Masvidal picked up arguably the biggest winning of his professional career over Darren’s Till at tonight’s UFC London event.

After a back and forth opening round, which saw “The Gorilla” …read more

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Jorge Masvidal attacks Leon Edwards, throws punches backstage after UFC London

Jorge Masvidal cold-cocked Leon Edwards backstage at UFC on ESPN+5.
Masvidal, who knocked out Darren Till in the main event, was in the middle of an interview with the UFC/ESPN reporter …read more

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Jorge Masvidal gets in backstage brawl with Leon Edwards at UFC London

A short time after laying Darren Till out cold in the UFC London main event on Saturday, Jorge Masvidal tried to do the same to co-main event winner Leon Edwards …read more

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Watch: Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards Brawl Backstage At UFC London

Things got ugly after UFC London earlier today (Sat. March 16, 2019). UFC on ESPN+ 5 winners Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards got into a brawl backstage. Masvidal was being …read more

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UFC London video: Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards exchange punches backstage

Knocking one Englishman out cold wasn’t enough for Jorge Masvidal.
Following his second-round KO of Darren Till in the main event of UFC London, “Gamebred” was conducting an interview backstage at …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 on ESPN+ 5 Highlights: Leon Edwards Out Grapples Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson put on a fun fight against Leon Edwards. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC on ESPN+ 5 event from the O2 Arena in …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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Leon Edwards drops Gunnar Nelson, takes the win at UFC London

Leon Edwards proved his mettle against one of the toughest fighters in the welterweight division at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on Saturday in London, taking the nod over Gunnar Nelson.
On …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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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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UFC’s Claudio Silva believes injuries are the only reason ‘why I’m not in the top 5’

Claudio Silva is unbeaten since his professional debut in 2007 and is riding a three-fight winning streak inside the Octagon, including wins over Leon Edwards and Nordine Taleb, so why …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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UFC ‘London’ Clash: Edwards Vs. Nelson!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight standouts Leon Edwards and Gunnar Nelson will duel this Saturday (March 16, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 147 from 02 Arena in London, England.
Edwards is …read more

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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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Leon Edwards expects brother Fabian to make short work of Lee Chadwick at Bellator Newcastle

A lot of people have noted the experience disparity between top-rated British prospect, Fabian Edwards (5-0-0) and former Cage Warriors middleweight champion, Lee Chadwick (24-13-1), ahead of their Bellator clash …read more

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Leon Edwards says Darren Till fighting wrong man at UFC London, calls out 'The Gorilla'

LONDON – If the onsale press conference for March’s UFC on ESPN+ 5 event was the only thing to go off, one would think Darren Till and Leon Edwards are …read more

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Darren Till, Leon Edwards debate ‘best welterweight in the U.K.’ at UFC London press conference

Leon Edwards made no secret that he wanted to fight Darren Till at UFC London during a recent appearance on MMA Fighting’s Eurobash and he didn’t hold back when he …read more

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