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After COVID-19 once again postponed the main event showdown between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev, UFC called on …read more

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Video: John Gooden: Not many UK fighters have been as ‘unlucky’ as Leon Edwards

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Before UFC Fight Island 7, commentator John Gooden talks about what’s going on with Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev, next week’s trio of …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev re-opens as betting favorite for Leon Edwards fight

The betting odds for the new booking between welterweights Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev features Chimaev opening as the favorite this time. Edwards and Chimaev were previously set to fight …read more

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Sources: UFC trying again for Edwards-Chimaev

UFC has rebooked Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev for March 13 to serve as the main event of a Fight Night card, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev, Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane on Tap for March 13

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s March 13 event looks like it will have some pivotal bouts at the top of the card. …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked for UFC Fight Night in March

The UFC is hoping that the third time’s a charm by booking Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev to headline a UFC Fight Night on March 13.

MMAWeekly.com confirmed the rebooking of …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Targeted To Headline March 13 Event

For the third time, Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been booked to headline a UFC event. After Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerscheart, many fans called for him to fight …read more

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Edwards Vs Chimaev Rebooked For March 13

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will try, yet again, to have Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev face off in welterweight action, …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked to headline UFC event on March 13

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A long-awaited fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has finally been rescheduled to headline the upcoming UFC card taking place …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Targeted To Headline March 13 Event

For the third time, Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been booked to headline a UFC event. After Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerscheart, many fans called for him to fight …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev gets new date, now scheduled for March 13

A welterweight fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been rescheduled once again, this time for the main event of a card on March 13. News of this matchup’s …read more

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Dana White confirms Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked for March 13 main event

After seeing two prior attempts to book Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev fall through, UFC president Dana White is hoping the third time will be the charm.
White confirmed to MMA …read more

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Dana White updates on Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev bout: “I love that fight”

UFC President Dana White is still determined to book a fight between welterweight stars Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev. Edwards and Chimaev have been scheduled to fight twice now to …read more

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Leon Edwards Calls Into Question UFC’s Attempts To Replace Chimaev

Leon Edwards is tired of waiting to return to action. The last time Leon Edwards competed in a UFC Octagon was in July of 2019. The reason for this long …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Leon Edwards Calls Into Question UFC’s Attempts To Replace Chimaev

Leon Edwards is tired of waiting to return to action. The last time Leon Edwards competed in a UFC Octagon was in July of 2019. The reason for this long …read more

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Leon Edwards reveals he offered to fight Magny and Chiesa but UFC said no

Leon Edwards wanted to remain on the January 20 fight card. Originally, Edwards was set to headline the card against Khamzat Chimaev but the Swede was still recovering from COVID-19 …read more

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Edwards: I offered to fight Magny or Chiesa, but UFC said no

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Edwards was supposed to fight Khamzat Chimaev on January 20th. Leon Edwards has gone well over …read more

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Leon Edwards claims he tried fight on January 20, and Chimaev “straight after,” but UFC refused

Leon Edwards claims he wanted to fight Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny on January 20, and then Khamzat Chimaev immediately after, but the UFC wasn’t on board. Edwards was originally …read more

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‘Rocky’ Request To Save Main Event Denied By UFC

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Chiesa now, Chimaev later? Not a chance. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Leon Edwards, …read more

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Leon Edwards says UFC declined his offer to fight Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny on Jan. 20

Despite Leon Edwards’ efforts to remain on the Jan. 20 “Fight Island” card, the UFC had other plans.
Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC), who was scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night …read more

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Chimaev-19 Refuses To Wear Mask

Khamzat Chimaev has been battling COVID-19 for the last several weeks and it’s cost him not one, but two main events against fellow welterweight attraction Leon Edwards, including the UFC …read more

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Video | Khamzat Chimaev arrives maskless in Chechnya, explains he’s out of the Leon Edwards fight due to the virus

Surging UFC contender Khamzat Chimaev was hoping to ring in the New Year by scoring his most high profile victory to date. ‘Borz’ was slated to square off against perennial …read more

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Level Change Podcast 104: Chimaev, Edwards, Holland, Hooper, O’Malley

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Episode 104 discussion: Chimaev out of fight with Leon Edwards, Holland may fight Brunson as fill-in, Chase Hooper unhappy with commentary, Suga …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev’s ‘lungs did not recover 100%’ from COVID-19

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Lung problems stemming from his positive COVID-19 test forced Khamzat Chimaev out of his fight with Leon Edwards next month. …read more

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Chiesa vs. Magny Jan. 20 Main Event, Edwards/Chimaev To Be Rebooked

Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny will now headline UFC Fight Night 185 after the promotion made the decision to reschedule Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev for the second time. It …read more

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Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny elevated to UFC Fight Island 8 main event

It appears that Leon Edwards will not remain on the UFC Fight Island 8 card after Khamzat Chimaev dropped out of the bout. A welterweight bout between Michael Chiesa and …read more

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Chiesa vs. Magny Jan. 20 Main Event, Edwards/Chimaev To Be Rebooked

Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny will now headline UFC Fight Night 185 after the promotion made the decision to reschedule Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev for the second time. It …read more

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Leon Edwards-Khamzat Chimaev pushed back; Neil Magny-Michael Chiesa new Jan. 20 main event

UFC president Dana White is determined to see the twice-scheduled, twice-postponed bout between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev through.
The highly anticipated welterweight fight was first scheduled for Dec. 19, but …read more

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Leon Edwards will not fight on January 20, UFC plans to rebook Khamzat Chimaev fight according to Dana White

Leon Edwards will not be fighting on January 20 after all. Edwards was set to headline the card against Khamzat Chimaev in a really intriguing bout. However, it was revealed …read more

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Injury Keeps Thompson From Edwards Fight

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has still not revealed what it intends to Leon Edwards after Khamzat Chimaev was forced out …read more

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If not for injured leg, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson ‘would have loved’ to fight Leon Edwards

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Injuries kept Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson sidelined for one year between fights before he returned with a dominant …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from Edwards fight due to COVID-19 complications, says manager

Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from his planned fight with Leon Edwards due to complications stemming from his recent COVID-19 infection, according to his manager. Chimaev was slated to fight Edwards in …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev still recovering from battle with COVID-19, forced to drop out of Leon Edwards fight

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Khamzat Chimaev has been a human wrecking machine since first arriving in the UFC, but the highly touted prospect had …read more

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Chimaev-19 Still Battling Wonky Lungs

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Undefeated welterweight up-and-comer Khamzat Chimaev was forced to withdraw from his 170-pound main event against Leon Edwards at UFC Fight …read more

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COVID-19 complications led to Khamzat Chimaev's withdrawal from Leon Edwards bout

COVID-19 once again was the reason for a major UFC fight being canceled.
Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from his bout against Leon Edwards on Tuesday due to complications from coronavirus, which hindered …read more

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Reason for Chimaev Withdrawal Revealed; UFC Seeking Replacement

Leon Edwards is likely to remain on the January 20 Fight Night card, and we now have information on what caused Khamzat Chimaev out of the event. Leon Edwards was …read more

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Reason for Chimaev Withdrawal Revealed; UFC Seeking Replacement

Leon Edwards is likely to remain on the January 20 Fight Night card, and we now have information on what caused Khamzat Chimaev out of the event. Leon Edwards was …read more

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Kevin Holland vs. Derek Brunson lined up for UFC main event on March 20th

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While Kevin Holland seems eager to fight Leon Edwards on short notice next month, the UFC middleweight contender appears to …read more

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‘Where that b-tch Jorge at?’ - Edwards calls out Masvidal for Jan 20th

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Top contenders Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal have a score to settle. And with Khamzat Chimaev …read more

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Edwards Wants Masvidal To Replace Chimaev

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I guess Leon Edwards wants the fourth piece (and a hot apple pie).
Shortly after undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev was …read more

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UFC's Leon Edwards calls on Jorge Masvidal to step up after Khamzat Chimaev withdrawal

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards doesn’t want to sit around waiting to fight.
On Tuesday, Edwards lost his UFC Fight Night opponent after rapidly rising prospect Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from their …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Out of Jan. 20 Fight Against Leon Edwards

Another year, another fight cancellation for Leon Edwards, as his 2021 debut against Khamzat Chimaev is off once again. Originally reported by Frontkick and since confirmed, Khamzat Chimaev is out …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Kevin Holland, welterweight contenders line up to challenge Leon Edwards with Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8

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If the UFC matchmakers need a replacement for the promotion’s Jan. 20 main event, they have plenty of …read more

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Leon Edwards makes his intentions clear after Chimaev exit: “I want to fight January 20th on the island”

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has made his intentions very clear: he wants to compete on UFC Fight Island on January 20. Edwards was previously expected to fight rising prospect …read more

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Posted on December 29, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Sources: Chimaev withdraws from Edwards fight

The fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev on Jan. 20 will not happen, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8 headliner; Kevin Holland offers to step in

The UFC Fight Night headlining bout between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been canceled for the second time in two months.

Edwards and Chimaev were initially scheduled to headline UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Out of Jan. 20 Fight Against Leon Edwards

Another year, another fight cancellation for Leon Edwards, as his 2021 debut against Khamzat Chimaev is off once again. Originally reported by Frontkick and since confirmed, Khamzat Chimaev is out …read more

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Neil Magny, Kevin Holland want Leon Edwards fight with Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC headliner

The UFC has no shortage of options for a replacement to its UFC Fight Night headliner on Jan. 20, as it appears that both Neil Magny and Kevin Holland are …read more

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Leon Edwards targeted by Holland and Luque after Chimaev withdrawal

Kevin Holland and Vicente Luque have both offered to step in against Leon Edwards on January 20. Edwards, the UFC’s No. 3-ranked welterweight, was originally expected to battle Khamzat Chimaev …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Out of UFC ‘Fight Island’ Headlining Bout vs. Leon Edwards

Khamzat Chimaev will have to wait to build upon his breakout campaign on 2020. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Out of Jan. 20 Fight Against Leon Edwards

Another year, another fight cancellation for Leon Edwards, as his 2021 debut against Khamzat Chimaev is off once again. Originally reported by Frontkick and since confirmed, Khamzat Chimaev is out …read more

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‘Borz’ Bounced From UFC Fight Island 8

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The welterweight headliner between undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev and top contender Leon Edwards has been scrapped, yet again, after “Borz” …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev ruled out of UFC Fight Island headliner with Leon Edwards

The matchup between Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards has been scrapped once again.
Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been forced out of the UFC Fight Night headliner on Jan. 20 …read more

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Report: Khamzat Chimaev out of Leon Edwards fight due to COVID-19 infection

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Combate reports that Khamzat Chimaev has contracted coronavirus. Late last night news broke that a main event fight between …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8 main event with Leon Edwards

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev fight reportedly off again

An anticipated welterweight matchup between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev is off again, according to reports out of Sweden and Russia. Edward and Chimaev were originally expected to meet in …read more

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Report: Chimaev vs Edwards UFC main event scrapped again

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Khamzat Chimaev vs Leon Edwards is off. Again. The highly anticipated welterweight match up between uber prospect Khamzat Chimaev …read more

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Latest UFC Fight Card For ‘Edwards Vs Chimaev’

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After COVID-19 recently postponed their main event showdown, UFC will once again ask top-ranked welterweight contender Leon Edwards to risk his spot in the …read more

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Stephen Thompson says he will consider Khamzat Chimaev “the real deal” only if he beats Leon Edwards

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson says he will consider top prospect Khamzat Chimaev “the real deal” only if he beats Leon Edwards. Thompson was one of the top-ranked welterweights who were …read more

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Geoff Neal sees both sides to Khamzat Chimaev getting Leon Edwards fight

Streaking welterweight contender Geoff Neal is prepared to compete in his biggest fight yet. But originally, he wasn’t supposed to be UFC Vegas 17’s main event. On December 19, Neal …read more

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Dana White Explains Why Edwards vs. Chimaev Was The Fight To Make

Dana White believes that #3 Leon Edwards vs. rising sensation and #15-ranked Khamzat Chimaev was the perfect fight to make for all parties involved. When the UFC booked Leon Edwards …read more

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Dana White explains why UFC booked Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev fight

UFC President Dana White has explained why the promotion booked a controversial welterweight fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev was one of the breakout stars for the UFC …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Rescheduled for Jan. 20 Fight Night

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev have a new date lined up for their welterweight scrap. 2020 played host to phase one of the meteoric rise of Khamzat Chimaev, and 2021 …read more

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Chimaev vs. Edwards Rebooked For Jan. 20

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Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards were set to headline UFC Vegas 17 — which will go down on Dec. 19, …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev targeted to headline January event on Fight Island

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev are expected to headline a Fight Night card on Fight Island. Originally, Edwards and Chimaev were expected to headline the final event of 2020 on …read more

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Dana White plans to rebook Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev as Jan. 20 headliner on Fight Island

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After COVID-19 cancelled their first scheduled meeting at UFC Vegas 17, UFC President Dana White plans to rebook Leon Edwards …read more

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Dana White: UFC targets Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooking for Jan. 20 event

Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev won’t be taking place in 2020, as originally scheduled. It will, however, still happen – just at a later date.
UFC president Dana White revealed in …read more

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Leon Edwards Eases Concerns About Upcoming Khamzat Chimaev Fight

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev will not be headlining the December 19 card, but the fight will still take place if Leon Edwards has anything to say about it. After …read more

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Leon Edwards Eases Concerns About Upcoming Khamzat Chimaev Fight

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev will not be headlining the December 19 card, but the fight will still take place if Leon Edwards has anything to say about it. After …read more

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UFC Fight Night 183 poster released: New headliners Stephen Thompson, Geoff Neal featured

The UFC’s final event of 2020 has encountered some recent lineup changes – including losing its then-scheduled main event between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev.
With a new main event, UFC …read more

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Wonderboy vs. Neal to headline UFC Vegas 17

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Following the recent cancellation of Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev, a planned welterweight bout between Stephen Thompson …read more

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Edwards releases statement on UFC Vegas 17 withdrawal

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Welterweight contender Leon Edwards spoke about his unfortunate withdrawal from UFC Vegas 17. 2020 has not been …read more

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Thompson vs Neal New UFC Vegas 17 Headliner

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After the highly-anticipated Welterweight scrap between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev — which was set to headline …read more

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Leon Edwards releases statement after COVID-19 KOs him from UFC Vegas 17

The UFC’s final event of a pandemic plagued 2020 could not go unscathed by COVID-19. Leon Edwards and his UFC Vegas 17 headlining bout opposite Khamzat Chimaev became the latest …read more

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Leon Edwards Releases Statement on Exit from Khamzat Chimaev Bout

It’s been a disappointing 2020 for Leon Edwards, to say the least. …read more

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Edwards Reacts To Cancelation Of Chimaev Fight

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Leon Edwards, currently ranked No. 3 at 170 pounds, has …read more

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UFC's Leon Edwards issues statement on withdrawal from Khamzat Chimaev bout

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards is staying in good spirits despite his most recent career setback.
Edwards was forced to withdraw from his main event bout against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC …read more

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Leon Edwards issues statement on scrapped Khamzat Chimaev fight

No. 3-ranked UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has issued a public statement after he was forced out of his upcoming fight. Edwards was scheduled to take on red-hot prospect Khamzat …read more

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Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal New Headliner for Dec. 19 Fight Night

Following the cancellation of the Khamzat Chimaev vs. Leon Edwards main event, the new headliner for the December 19 Fight Night will now be Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal. For …read more

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Pettis vs. Morono Added to UFC Fight Night 183; ‘Wonderboy’-Neal’ Elevated to Main Event

There are a couple key updates to the UFC Fight Night 183 card in the wake of Leon Edwards’ positive COVID-19 test and the subsequent cancellation of his headlining bout …read more

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Pettis vs Morono Booked For Dec. 19

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After the UFC Vegas 17 main event between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev — which was set for Dec. 19, …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev latest UFC main event canceled by COVID-19

The UFC’s final event of the year is the latest casualty in a string of main event cancellations or changes. UFC Vegas 17, slated for Dec. 19, on Tuesday lost …read more

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Leon Edwards Tests Positive for COVID-19, UFC Fight Night 183 Headliner Canceled

The highly-anticipated welterweight scrap between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev won’t be happening on Dec. 19 as originally expected. …read more

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Leon Edwards tests positive for COVID-19, out of Khamzat Chimaev bout at UFC Fight Night 183

Leon Edwards’s 2020 has been rocky to say the least.
The UFC welterweight contender tested positive for COVID-19 and has been forced to withdraw from his main event bout against rising …read more

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Edwards Vs Chimaev Wiped From UFC Vegas 17

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First it was “Borz,” now it’s “Rocky.” Leon Edwards tested positive for COVID-19 and as a …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev main event scrapped from UFC card on Dec. 19

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The highly-anticipated welterweight showdown between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev will have to wait.
The main event fight has been scrapped from …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev scratched from UFC Vegas 17

Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

The UFC will try and re-schedule this matchup for 2021. Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but the UFC has …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev vs. Leon Edwards fight scrapped due to COVID-19

An anticipated welterweight scrap between No. 3-ranked contender Leon Edwards and rising prospect Khamzat Chimaev has unfortunately been canceled after Edwards tested positive for COVID-19. News of the bout’s cancelation …read more

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Chimaev Team Assures Dec. 19 Main Event Still On Despite Recent Reports

The UFC on ESPN+ 41 main event between Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards is still on track for December 19 according to the Chimaev camp despite recent reports of a …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev “good to go” for Leon Edwards fight despite reports of COVID-19 positive test

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev says he’s “good to go” for the Leon Edwards fight despite reports of a COVID-19 positive test. Chimaev and Edwards will meet in the main event …read more

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