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UFC 263: ‘Adesanya vs Vettori 2’ is absolutely stacked with the addition of Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards

The UFC 263 card looks more stacked than ever after it was confirmed that Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards has been moved to this event. Diaz and Edwards were initially …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz says Colby Covington can earn a rematch with Kamaru Usman by defeating Leon Edwards

Ali Abdelaziz believes Colby Covington would earn a rematch against Kamaru Usman by defeating Leon Edwards in his next fight. In the wake of Usman’s vicious knockout win over Jorge …read more

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Team Usman Makes Covington An Offer After Edwards/Diaz Postponement

Fans are going to have to wait a bit longer to see Nate Diaz return from his 1 ½ year absence as his fight against Leon Edwards will now take …read more

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Leon Edwards reacts after bout with Nate Diaz is pushed back until UFC 263

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards reacted after his scheduled fight at UFC 262 against Nate Diaz was pushed back to UFC 263 instead. Diaz suffered a minor injury during his …read more

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Team Usman Makes Covington An Offer After Edwards/Diaz Postponement

Fans are going to have to wait a bit longer to see Nate Diaz return from his 1 ½ year absence as his fight against Leon Edwards will now take …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz moved to UFC 263

The welterweight bout between Nate Diaz and no. 3 ranked Leon Edwards will no longer take place at UFC 262 on May 15. The bout has been rescheduled to …read more

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Nate Diaz injured, Leon Edwards bout pushed back

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Nate Diaz has sustained a “minor” injury. Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards won’t be the first five-round …read more

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Nate Diaz suffers minor injury, bout with Leon Edwards moved to UFC 263

Nate Diaz will no longer be fighting Leon Edwards in the co-main event of UFC 262 on May 15 in Houston, Texas. Unfortunately for fight fans, ESPN reported this evening …read more

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Nate Diaz injured, fight with Leon Edwards moved to UFC 263 in June

Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards won’t be happening this month at UFC 262.
Diaz (20-12 MMA, 15-10 UFC) has suffered a minor injury, the exact nature of which is unknown at …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz rescheduled from UFC 262 in May to UFC 263 in June

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The highly anticipated fight between Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz will no longer take place at UFC 262 …read more

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Sources: Diaz-Edwards moved to UFC 263 card

Nate Diaz has a minor, undisclosed injury and his welterweight fight with Leon Edwards now will take place at UFC 263 on June 12 in Glendale, Ariz. …read more

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Masvidal Sends Message to Nemeses Colby Covington & Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal has a message for his “groupies,” namely Leon Edwards and former best friend Colby Covington. After Jorge Masvidal got knocked out by Kamaru Usman in the UFC 261 …read more

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Masvidal Sends Message to Nemeses Colby Covington & Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal has a message for his “groupies,” namely Leon Edwards and former best friend Colby Covington. After Jorge Masvidal got knocked out by Kamaru Usman in the UFC 261 …read more

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Leon Edwards scolds Jorge Masvidal over knockout loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 261

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards scolded Jorge Masvidal over his knockout loss to Kamaru Usman at Saturday night’s UFC 261 event. Edwards and Masvidal got into a backstage skirmish a …read more

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'A gentleman never tells': Nick Diaz is causing quite a stir by being at UFC 261

We figured Nick Diaz would be seen back at a UFC event next month when his younger brother, Nate, returns to fight Leon Edwards on May 15 at UFC 262, …read more

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Video: Vicente Luque: ‘I’m going to keep myself ready’ in case Nate Diaz or Leon Edwards need an opponent in May

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Vicente Luque likes to live by the philosophy that if he always stays ready, he never has to get ready.
Coming off …read more

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Usman Believes Diaz, Like McGregor, Would Walk Away From Title Shot

Don’t expect a welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and Nate Diaz should Diaz defeat Leon Edwards at UFC 262 next month. An Usman vs. Diaz showdown isn’t to be …read more

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Morning Report: Kamaru Usman believes Nate Diaz would turn down a title shot if he beats Leon Edwards

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Next weekend Kamaru Usman will defend his welterweight title in a main event rematch with Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261. Usman …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev targeting late summer return to the UFC, says manager

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev is targeting a return to the Octagon in the late summer, according to his manager, Ali Abdelaziz. Chimaev was supposed to fight Leon Edwards in …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev resumes training in anticipation of summer UFC return, manager says

Khamzat Chimaev is apparently working his way back to the octagon.
Lingering complications from COVID-19 have put Chimaev’s career on hold, forcing him out of two fights with Leon Edwards in …read more

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Video: Love or hate Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards matchup?

When considering Nate Diaz’s potential opponent for his first fight of 2021, Leon Edwards must’ve been the last name on anyone’s list – if he was even considered at all. …read more

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Leon Edwards Warns Nate Diaz About Underestimating Him

Leon Edwards doesn’t think that Nate Diaz should be overlooking his fighting ability prior to their matchup. Leon Edwards is matchup up with Nate Diaz for a historic five-round non-title …read more

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Nate Diaz says he can see, hear and feel the hate following Leon Edwards booking

UFC welterweight superstar Nate Diaz says that he can see, hear and feel the hate following the announcement of the Leon Edwards booking. Diaz hasn’t fought since November 2019 when …read more

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Leon Edwards shares prediction for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal rematch at UFC 261

Leon Edwards has shared his prediction for this months highly anticipated title fight rematch between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Usman (18-1 MMA) and Masvidal (35-14 MMA) are set to …read more

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Leon Edwards plans to “put away” Nate Diaz and prove he’s “levels above these guys” at UFC 262

Leon Edwards is confident he will finish Nate Diaz at UFC 262. The two are set for the first-ever non-title fight five-round co-main event on May 15 and it’s a …read more

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Leon Edwards believes he’s a tough matchup for Nate Diaz but expects it to be “an entertaining fight”

Leon Edwards knows he is a tough stylistic matchup for Nate Diaz. At UFC 262 on May 15, Edwards and Diaz will fight in the first-ever five-round, non-title fight co-main …read more

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On To the Next One: Bellator 255 recap, Pitbull-McKee vs. Volkanovski-Ortega, Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz, more

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On the 38th episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee discuss the fallout of Bellator …read more

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Video: Jon Anik reacts to Francis Ngannou’s title win, Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards, more

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Sitting cage side at UFC 260, Jon Anik could feel the intensity throughout the heavyweight championship bout …read more

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Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad set for UFC 263

Belal Muhammad gets booked for his next fight. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Welterweight contender Belal Muhammad won’t get a rematch with Leon Edwards, …read more

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Leon Edwards reacts after booking fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 262

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards reacted after the promotion booked his five-round, co-main event fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 262. The UFC announced this week that Edwards vs. Diaz …read more

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UFC 262 full fight card unveiled, including Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz

Las Vegas – For the first time in three years, a new UFC lightweight champion will be crowned as No. 3 ranked contender Charles Oliveira and No. 4 Michael Chandler vie for the vacant belt. Also, …read more

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Belal Muhammad reacts after losing out on Leon Edwards rematch to Nate Diaz

Belal Muhammad has reacted to the confirmation that Leon Edwards will be returning to action against Nate Diaz and not against him. Muhammad and Edwards recently squared off in a …read more

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Editorial: The UFC’s card shuffling and sleight of hand

Nate Diaz (pictured) fights Leon Edwards at UFC 262. | Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images

A unique look at just how mighty the UFC machine …read more

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Edwards Huge Betting Favorite Over Diaz

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Longtime welterweight contender Leon Edwards will continue to stay busy in the 170-pound division when he collides with mouthy fan favorite …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz Booked For 5-Round UFC 262 Co-Main Event

Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz are prepared to make history on May 15 when they take part in the first-ever five-round co-main event in the UFC. According to an ESPN …read more

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UFC 262: Chandler vs. Oliveira is absolutely stacked following addition of Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards

UFC 262 is looking like one of the most stacked cards of the year – especially after the addition of Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards. The news broke overnight that …read more

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Nate Diaz opens as betting underdog for fight with Leon Edwards at UFC 262

As expected, Nate Diaz has opened as the betting underdog for his five-round welterweight fight with Leon Edwards on May 15 at UFC 262. Earlier this evening Diaz (20-12 MMA) …read more

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Nate Diaz, Leon Edwards to Meet in Five-Round, Non-Title Co-Main Event at UFC 262

Nate Diaz will make his highly-anticipated Octagon return when he faces Leon Edwards in the UFC 262 co-main event. …read more

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Sources: Diaz, Edwards agree to UFC 262 fight

Nate Diaz and Leon Edwards have agreed to a five-round fight that will serve as the co-main event at UFC 262 in May, sources said. …read more

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UFC 262 adds Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz in historic five-round fight

UFC 262 has added a massive fight – and a historic one.
Nate Diaz and Leon Edwards are set to square off in the co-main event of the May 15 pay-per-view …read more

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Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards headed to UFC 262 as five-round co-main event

Nate Diaz is reportedly set to meet Leon Edwards at UFC 262. | Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images

Nate Diaz is set to take on …read more

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Nate Diaz is back! Set to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 262

Nate Diaz has finally booked his return to the Octagon as the former title challenger announced that he will be headlining UFC 262 in May. The former UFC lightweight title …read more

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Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards booked for UFC 262 in five-round non-title fight co-main event

Nate Diaz will make his long awaited return to action at UFC 262 as he faces off with Leon Edwards in a five-round, non-title co-main event in Houston on May …read more

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Vicente Luque tempted by ‘great rematch’ with Leon Edwards after UFC 260 win over Tyron Woodley

Vicente Luque fought Leon Edwards to a decision in the prelims of UFC London in 2017. | Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

Vicente Luque won 12 …read more

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Belal Muhammad tells Leon Edwards to “sign the contract”

Belal Muhammad is still campaigning to rematch Leon Edwards. At UFC Vegas 21, Muhammad stepped up on short notice to fight Edwards in a very intriguing welterweight bout. The fight …read more

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Belal Muhammad open to fighting Demian Maia if Leon Edwards rematch falls through

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad says that he’s open to fighting the legend Demian Maia if he doesn’t get the rematch with Leon Edwards. Muhammad and Edwards recently fought in the …read more

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Belal Muhammad still pushing for Leon Edwards rematch, but offers alternative main event option

Regardless of what happens next, Belal Muhammad thinks he’s earned a big fight.
Muhammad (18-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) had a massive opportunity to catapult himself into title contention when he stepped …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says he’s “coming back to smash everybody”

Khamzat Chimaev is ready to return. After Chimaev was forced out of his March 13 main event fight against Leon Edwards, he announced his retirement from MMA. He was dealing …read more

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Stephen Thompson To Edwards After UFC Vegas 21: “Come On, Man”

Stephen Thompson is not a fan of the way Leon Edwards has handled himself in the aftermath of last Saturday’s UFC Vegas 21 event. UFC Vegas 21 did not have …read more

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Sam Alvey tells Leon Edwards to ‘gain some humility’ following eye poke NC

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Sam Alvey tells Leon Edwards …read more

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Leon Edwards ‘trying to get Colby Covington’ fight, move on from Belal Muhammad

Perhaps a win over fellow top ten fighter Colby Covington can give Edwards this feeling again? | Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Looks like Leon is …read more

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Weigh-In Results | UFC Fight Night: Brunson Vs Holland

UFC continues its run of events at UFC APEX with a compelling welterweight matchup as No. 3 ranked Leon Edwards and No. 13 Belal Muhammad collide in the main event. 
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With UFC title fight off table, Leon Edwards targets Colby Covington in quick turnaround

With his wish for the next UFC welterweight title shot unfulfilled, Leon Edwards is turning his attention to a fight with Colby Covington.
Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) returned to the …read more

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Muhammad goes off on Edwards for refusing rematch

Belal Muhammad was poked in the eye by Leon Edwards at UFC Vegas 21. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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UFC Vegas 21 suspensions: Muhammad out for a month

Belal Muhammad after being poked in the eye by Leon Edwards at UFC Vegas 21. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Belal Muhammad tells Leon Edwards to retire if he’s happy with No Contest

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad has told Leon Edwards to “hang up his gloves” if he’s satisfied with their No Contest at UFC Vegas 21. The two men hoped to go …read more

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Belal Muhammad Warned Ref About Edwards’ Fingers Before Fight

Even though it would appear no permanent damage was done to Belal Muhammad’s eye following an illegal strike from Leon Edwards at UFC Vegas 21, the welterweight claims he specifically …read more

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Stephen Thompson Makes His Case For Title Shot Over Leon Edwards

Stephen Thompson believes he deserves a title shot more than Leon Edwards. At UFC Vegas 21, Edwards made his return to the Octagon against Belal Muhammad who stepped up on …read more

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UFC Vegas 21 Medical Suspensions: How Long Is Muhammad Out?

The UFC Vegas 21 medical suspensions have been released. At UFC Vegas 21, Belal Muhammad was the victim of a vicious eye poke from Leon Edwards that saw the main …read more

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Muhammad Unloads On Edwards: ‘Just Hang Up Your Gloves’

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It’s been a few days since the Welterweight scrap between Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad ended in …read more

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Colby Covington believes “bum” Leon Edwards should’ve been DQ’d against Belal Muhammad

Colby Covington wasn’t impressed with Leon Edwards. In the main event of UFC Vegas 21, Edwards made his long-awaited return to the Octagon against Belal Muhammad who took the fight …read more

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Muhammad wants immediate Edwards rematch

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad is calling for an immediate rematch with Leon Edwards after their recent bout was ruled a no-contest due to an accidental eye poke. …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ believes Leon Edwards should’ve been DQed vs. Muhammad

Stephen Thompson after his win over Geoff Neal. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Thompson also thinks he’s more deserving of a title shot than …read more

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UFC Fight Night 187 medical suspensions: Belal Muhammad faces 30 days after eye poke

Thankfully, Belal Muhammad isn’t facing a potentially long medical suspension coming out of UFC Fight Night 187.
Muhammad’s first headliner vs. Leon Edwards was ruled a no contest after Edwards accidentally …read more

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Stephen Thompson: I deserve UFC welterweight title shot more than Leon Edwards at this point

Stephen Thompson thinks he should be above Leon Edwards in the UFC welterweight championship pecking order.
Edwards returned after an almost two-year layoff against Belal Muhammad in the UFC Fight Night …read more

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Sam Alvey tells Leon Edwards to “gain some humility”

UFC fan favorite Sam Alvey has told Leon Edwards to gain some humility after the latter called for a title shot following his fight against Belal Muhammad. It’s safe to …read more

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Jamahal Hill Foreshadowed Leon Edwards’ Fight-Ending Eye Poke During Fight

It would appear light heavyweight standout Jamahal Hill foresaw issues in the main event at UFC Vegas 21. The event topped by Belal Muhammad and Leon Edwards dominated headlines as …read more

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Matchmaking The Top Of UFC’s Welterweight Division After UFC Vegas 21

In the main event of UFC Vegas 21, Leon Edwards was making his return against Belal Muhammad. The hope was the fight would add some clarity to the top of …read more

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Stephen Thompson: I deserve title shot more than Leon Edwards

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has been working toward another shot at a UFC championship, and he feels he’s …read more

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Colby Covington claims he didn’t scrap Leon Edwards because he was “balls deep” in a female UFC fighter

Colby Covington has an interesting reason as to why he never fought Leon Edwards on Saturday night at UFC Vegas 21. After Khamzat Chimaev pulled out of his fight against …read more

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Matheus Nicolau blames Daniel Cormier commentary for UFC Vegas 21 robbery narrative: ‘It’s pretty clear I won’

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UFC Vegas 21 was filled with controversy Saturday night, with Leon Edwards’ eye poke …read more

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What’s next for Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad after UFC Vegas 21?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 21, a pivotal welterweight bout headlined the card as Leon Edwards took on Belal Muhammad. Originally, Edwards was supposed to face Khamzat Chimaev, …read more

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Triple Take: What's Leon Edwards' best move after UFC Fight Night 187 eye poke?

UFC Fight Night 187 has come and gone, but not without controversy.
Leon Edwards wants a title shot following his main event clash against Belal Muhammad, which ended in a no …read more

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Colby Covington slams 'bum' Leon Edwards after eye-poke no contest at UFC Fight Night 187

Colby Covington thinks Leon Edwards should have been penalized for his inadvertent eye poke against Belal Muhammad.
Edwards’ highly anticipated return was ruled a no contest when he accidentally poked Muhammad …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Saturday N-eye-t Massacre (click at your own risk)

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Lets take and uncomfortably closer look at the main event.
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Leon Edwards releases statement after No Contest at UFC Vegas 21

UFC welterweight Leon Edwards released a statement after his main event against Belal Muhammad ended in a No Contest due to an accidental eye poke. “Rocky” went toe to toe …read more

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Belal Muhammad Blasts Edwards For Rematch Snub & Title Shot Request

Belal Muhammad isn’t having any part of Leon Edwards’ request for a title shot for his next fight after the lack of closure to the UFC Vegas 21 main event. …read more

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Belal Muhammad Releases Statement And Photo Following Eye Poke

Belal Muhammad has released a statement to fans following his UFC Vegas 21 no-contest due to an eye poke. The UFC Vegas 21 main event featuring Leon Edwards vs. Belal …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington says Leon Edwards should have been disqualified for eye poke on Belal Muhammad

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This past Saturday, Leon Edwards faced Belal Muhammad in the main event of UFC Vegas 21. The bout was Edwards’ first …read more

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Colby Covington explains what it takes for him to accept fight with Leon Edwards

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington explained what it would take for him to accept a fight against divisional rival Leon Edwards. Edwards recently returned from a 20-month layoff when he …read more

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Muhammad slams Edwards for suggesting title shot after eye poke

Belal Muhammad battles Leon Edwards at UFC Fight Night Vegas. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Belal Muhammad wants an immediate rematch …read more

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UFC Vegas 21: Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad - Fights to make

Leon Edwards, who fights Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 21 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Undoubtedly, the best, most fantastical fights …read more

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Belal Muhammad Updates Condition of Eye, Rips Leon Edwards for Dismissing Rematch

It appears that Belal Muhammad will be fine after an eye poke prematurely ended his night against Leon Edwards, but the harsh feelings toward his opponent may have only just …read more

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Belal Muhammad calls Leon Edwards “soft” for wanting title shot after No Contest at UFC Vegas 21

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad called Leon Edwards “soft” for a wanting title shot after their No Contest in the main event of UFC Vegas 21. Muhammad and Edwards had just …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Belal Muhammad after UFC Fight Night 187 no contest?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Leon Edwards after UFC Fight Night 187 no contest?)
Belal Muhammad’s main event debut went awry Saturday when his UFC Fight Night 187 …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Leon Edwards after UFC Fight Night 187 no contest?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Belal Muhammad after UFC Fight Night 187 no contest?)
Leon Edwards experienced disappointment Saturday when his main event with Belal Muhammad at UFC …read more

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Belal Muhammad rips Leon Edwards' post-fight comments: 'You ain't getting a title fight'

Belal Muhammad isn’t happy with the way Leon Edwards carried himself after their UFC Fight Night 187 main event ended in a no contest.
An errant finger from Edwards (18-3 MMA, …read more

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Aljamain Sterling calls for “new gloves” following last night’s Edwards vs. Muhammad result

UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling called for “new gloves” following last night’s Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad No Contest result. Edwards landed an accidental eye poke at the beginning of …read more

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Leon: Sorry Belal, But ‘I Deserve A Title Shot Next’

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Following a disappointing No Contest in the main event of UFC Vegas 21, Leon Edwards is still …read more

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Belal Muhammad shares picture of injured eye in first post-fight statement

Belal Muhammad suffered a devastating eye poke at the hands of Leon Edwards. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Belal Muhammad says …read more

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Belal Muhammad close-up photo reveals how gruesome eye poke from Leon Edwards was

A new close-up photo has revealed just how gruesome the eye poke that Leon Edwards landed on Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 21 actually was. Muhammad was fighting in the …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad Ends In No Contest At UFC Vegas 21

The MMA gods robbed fight fans of Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Saturday night (March 13, 2021) at the UFC Vegas …read more

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WATCH: UFC Vegas 21 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Vegas 21 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad will collide in a clash. UFC Vegas 21’s …read more

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Leon Edwards believes “a title shot should be next” despite no-contest ruling at UFC Vegas 21

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards believes that “a title shot should be next” for him despite a no-contest ruling at UFC Vegas 21. Edwards and Muhammad were just beginning the …read more

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Leon Edwards not interested in Belal Muhammad rematch: ‘I believe I deserve a title shot next’

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A 20-month layoff was the last thing Leon Edwards wanted but he couldn’t have ever imagined his …read more

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Drawing inspiration, Leon Edwards posted about Marvin Hagler all week before UFC Fight Night 187

During his stay in Las Vegas leading up to UFC Fight Night 187, welterweight contender Leon Edwards drew inspiration from boxing great Marvin Hagler.
That’s why, when Edwards was notified of …read more

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UFC takeaways: Next up for Leon Edwards should be Colby Covington

Edwards’ return was spoiled by an eye poke, but now he can make the fight that should have been made initially. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Leon Edwards addresses horrific eye poke on Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 21

Leon Edwards spoke at the UFC Vegas 21 post-fight press conference, addressing his fight-ending eye poke on Belal Muhammad in the night’s main event.

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Edwards was obviously disappointed …read more

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Belal Muhammad reports 'no permanent damage' after eye poke, only 'shattered heart'

Belal Muhammad says there’s no long-term damage to his eye following his fight with Leon Edwards at UFC Fight Night 187.
Muhammad’s (18-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) first main event opportunity ended …read more

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Belal Muhammad issues statement, provides update on eye following UFC Vegas 21

Belal Muhammad has issued a statement while providing an update on his injured eye following tonight’s UFC Vegas 21 main event with Leon Edwards. Muhammad (18-3 MMA) was looking to …read more

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