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Gilbert Burns targets October or November return – preferably against Leon Edwards

Gilbert Burns has three names in mind for his next opponent, but one particular fighter stands out.
Burns (19-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) rebounded from his title-fight loss to Kamaru Usman in February …read more

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Gilbert Burns explains why he wants to fight Leon Edwards next: “He is the toughest guy in the division”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns explained why he wants to fight Leon Edwards next, saying “he is the toughest guy in the division.” Burns is coming off of a unanimous …read more

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Gilbert Burns Calls Out Jorge Masvidal For October Or November Date

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has called out Jorge Masvidal for October or November after receiving no response from Leon Edwards. Burns has wasted no time in searching for his next …read more

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Gilbert Burns Loses All Patience With Leon Edwards’ Silence

Gilbert Burns is continuing to take shots at Leon Edwards. For over a year now, Burns and Edwards have taken shots at one another. However, they were never booked for …read more

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Gilbert Burns reiterates callouts to Leon Edwards, Jorge Masvidal, and Nate Diaz

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns reiterated his callouts to divisional rivals Leon Edwards, Jorge Masvidal, and Nate Diaz. Earlier this month at UFC 264, Burns defeated Stephen Thompson via unanimous …read more

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Belal Muhammad “very confident” he would beat Leon Edwards in a rematch

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad says that he is “very confident” he would beat divisional rival Leon Edwards in a future rematch. Muhammad and Edwards fought earlier this year and …read more

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Belal Muhammad Offers Leon Edwards A Chance To “Earn” Title Shot

Belal Muhammad is hoping to rematch Leon Edwards. Back at UFC Vegas 21 on March 13, Muhammad stepped up on short notice to face Edwards in the main event. In …read more

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After UFC 264 win, Gilbert Burns targets bouts vs. Jorge Masvidal, Nate Diaz or Leon Edwards

LAS VEGAS – Gilbert Burns has quite the list for his potential opponents.
The former UFC title challenger has multiple names in his mind for future fights now that he’s back …read more

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Belal Muhammad says Leon Edwards “played it a little bit safe” against Nate Diaz, still wants the rematch

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad says rival Leon Edwards “played it a little bit safe” against Nate Diaz and once again asked for the rematch. Muhammad and Edwards fought back in …read more

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White says Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal is ‘probably the fight to make’

Dana White speaks with the media following the UFC 263 PPV at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona on June 12, 2021. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty …read more

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Dana White interested in booking Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal: “That’s probably the fight to make”

UFC president Dana White says he is interested in booking Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal, suggesting “that’s probably the fight to make.” Edwards is unbeaten over his last 10 fights …read more

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Dana White thinks Leon Edwards should stay active: Jorge Masvidal 'probably the fight to make'

With UFC president Dana White reiterating that Colby Covington is the welterweight No. 1 contender, he’d like to see Leon Edwards finally face his rival.
Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC), who’s …read more

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Maverick: Chiesa-Luque Winner Up Next, Not Covington

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Streaking Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Leon Edwards, undefeated since falling to Kamaru Usman back in late 2015, has …read more

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Leon Edwards To Self During Diaz Bout: Don’t End Up Like McGregor

Leon Edwards is doing some reflection after getting some heat following his win over Nate Diaz.  Leon Edwards walked away from his UFC 263 bout against Nate Diaz with a …read more

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Nate Diaz Wins ‘99%’ Of No Time Limit Fights, says Firas

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Nate Diaz fans hang their hat on his final flurry against Leon Edwards at UFC 263, and Georges St-Pierre’s coach …read more

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Gilbert Burns Threatens To Send Leon Edwards To the Hospital

Gilbert Burns has a sent a stern warning to Leon Edwards after his performance against Nate Diaz. At UFC 263, although Edwards dominated the majority of the fight and won …read more

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Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad get into it on Twitter: “Aren’t you the guy that got 3 piece and soda’d?”

After their fight ended in a no contest as a result of an eye poke from Leon Edwards in the main event of UFC Vegas 21, it appears Edwards and …read more

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Leon Edwards fires back at Gilbert Burns for suggesting he “wasn’t hungry” in fight with Nate Diaz: “You got knocked out with a jab”

Leon Edwards fired back at Gilbert Burns for suggesting he “wasn’t hungry” in the Nate Diaz fight, saying “you got knocked out with a jab.” Edwards won a unanimous decision …read more

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Nate Diaz unloads on “amateur” Gilbert Burns following his criticism of Leon Edwards’ performance at UFC 263

UFC welterweight superstar Nate Diaz unloaded on “amateur” Gilbert Burns following his criticism of Leon Edwards’ performance at UFC 263. Edwards won a unanimous decision over Diaz at UFC 263 …read more

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Leon Edwards calls Belal Muhammad a “clown” for his rematch request, ‘Remember the Name’ returns fire with multiple insults

Belal Muhammad hasn’t taken kindly to being called a “clown” by Leon Edwards after Muhammad asked for a rematch. The two men squared off earlier this year with an unfortunate …read more

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Morning Report: Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad get in heated exchange: ‘Aren’t you the guy that got 3 piece and soda’d?’

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Welp. Here we go again.
Last week, both Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad picked up unanimous decision wins …read more

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Diaz and Usman get into it over Covington rematch

Nate Diaz during his fight with Leon Edwards at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Nate Diaz mocked Kamaru Usman’s upcoming fight. The …read more

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‘He’s not a finisher’ — Burns thinks Edwards blew title shot with Diaz win

Leon Edwards exits the cage following his victory over Nate Diaz at UFC 263.

“I think Leon Edwards lost the shot just because he didn’t …read more

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Gilbert Burns says Leon Edwards “wasn’t hungry” enough against Nate Diaz to earn title shot

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says that Leon Edwards “wasn’t hungry” enough against Nate Diaz to earn a title shot at 170lbs. Edwards won a unanimous decision over Diaz at …read more

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Gilbert Burns Thinks Edwards Blew Title Shot With UFC 263 Performance

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns believes that Leon Edwards lost his case for a title shot with his performance at UFC 263. Edwards faced Nate Diaz at the pay-per-view in …read more

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Belal Muhammad rips Leon Edwards for Nate Diaz fight: “You probably lost more fans than you gained in that one”

Belal Muhammad ripped rival Leon Edwards for the Nate Diaz fight, saying that “you probably lost more fans than you gained in that one.” Muhammad is coming off of a …read more

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Morning Report: Belal Muhammad calls for Leon Edwards rematch: ‘You didn’t earn yourself a title fight’

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Belal Muhammad believes he still has unfinished business with Leon Edwards and now is the time to …read more

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UFC 263 Payouts: Diaz Earns $250K, Izzy Doubles It

Nate Diaz, Israel Adesanya, Marvin Vettori and Leon Edwards all earned six figures at UFC 263. Nate Diaz and Israel Adesanya are among the biggest earners at UFC 263.
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Leon Edwards Will Not Even Consider Jorge Masvidal Fight Unless…

UFC welterweight Leon Edwards has revealed his intention to wait for a title shot rather than fight Jorge Masvidal later this year. This comes after Dana White reiterated that Colby …read more

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Leon Edwards vs Nate Diaz: When fighting safe isn’t safe

Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch examines Leon Edwards almost dominant win over Nate Diaz, and the pathological caution that led a close shave in the final seconds. Leon Edwards has a …read more

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MMA Real or Not: Ngannou vs. Lewis for the UFC heavyweight title is no sure thing

Time is running out on the possibility of Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis 2 in August, so then what? And what will happen with Leon Edwards? …read more

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Leon Edwards turns down Jorge Masvidal: ‘I’ll wait for my title shot’

Leon Edwards speaks to reporters following his victory over Nate Diaz at UFC 263. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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Edwards Says It’d Be “F**ed Up” If Colby Covington Gets Title Shot

After beating Nate Diaz by unanimous decision last weekend at UFC 263, Leon Edwards believes he should be next to fight the 170lbs champ Kamaru Usman. Leon Edwards, 29, holds …read more

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Nate Diaz sends a message to the UFC’s Top 5 Lightweights and Welterweights: “I ain’t gotta glass jaw like y’all”

Nate Diaz has sent a message to the UFC’s Top 5 Lightweights and Welterweights following his thrilling bout with Leon Edwards this past weekend. Diaz (20-13 MMA) and Edwards (19-3 …read more

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Leon Edwards says he will wait for title shot against winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington: “I’m not fighting no one else”

Leon Edwards says he will wait for the title shot against the winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington: “I’m not fighting no one else.” Edwards is coming off of …read more

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Masvidal Tells Edwards To “Say It To My Face” As Feud Continues

UFC welterweight contenders Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards have exchanged words over Twitter after “Gamebred” reignited their feud. The pair’s tweets came after Masvidal commented on Edwards’ UFC 263 fight …read more

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Morning Report: Leon Edwards plans on waiting for title shot, says of Jorge Masvidal: ‘I don’t feel I need to do that now’

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This past Saturday at UFC 263, Leon Edwards was given a showcase opportunity to stake his claim for a welterweight title …read more

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Masvidal says Edwards ‘is not a fighter’

Leon Edwards strikes Nate Diaz in their fight at UFC 263

Jorge Masvidal has criticised Leon Edwards for not trying to finish Nate Diaz at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal eyes end of year return against top-five opponent, claims Leon Edwards is “not a fighter”

Jorge Masvidal is looking to return sometime in October or November against a top-five opponent. Masvidal is coming off back-to-back losses to Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title including losing …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: Leon Edwards Is Not A Fighter

Jorge Masvidal doesn’t consider Leon Edwards a true fighter.
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Jorge Masvidal targets fall UFC return, says Leon Edwards 'not a fighter'

Jorge Masvidal knows when he wants to get back in the octagon, he’s just not sure who the opponent will be.
Less than two months removed from falling short of the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal eyes return, says lack of ‘grit, meanness’ holding Leon Edwards back: ‘He’s not a fighter’

Jorge Masvidal is hoping to fight at least once more in 2021. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal is eyeing a return to action …read more

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Nate Diaz’s coach reveals why he’s ‘completely against’ a Maia bout

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Cesar Gracie also wants a Conor McGregor trilogy next. Despite losing to Leon Edwards in his return, …read more

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Bisping: Edwards Vs. Masvidal ‘Needs To Be Next’

Michael Bisping says Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal is the only fight to make following Edwards’ unanimous decision win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263. Michael Bisping has his eyes …read more

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Colby Covington rips Leon Edwards following Nate Diaz fight at UFC 263: “That fight was definitely not of importance to the division”

Colby Covington ripped Leon Edwards following the Nate Diaz fight at UFC 263, saying it “was definitely not of importance to the division.” Edwards won a unanimous decision over Diaz …read more

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Belal Muhammad claims he “would have broke” Leon Edwards in Round 5 at UFC 263

Belal Muhammad believes he would’ve broken Leon Edwards in the fifth round if they’d have fought at UFC 263. The two men had a brief bout earlier this year that …read more

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Colby Covington sends shots at Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman

No. 1 ranked welterweight contender Colby Covington gave his thoughts on the aftermath of UFC 263 and the implications it has on the welterweight division. 

‘Chaos’ discussed the welterweight bout between …read more

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Belal Muhammad: ‘I would have broke Leon Edwards in Round 5’ at UFC 263

GLENDALE, Ariz. — UFC welterweight standout Belal Muhammad talks about his win over Demian Maia at UFC 263 and his thoughts on a rematch with Leon Edwards, whom he fought …read more

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Belal Muhammad wants five-round fight with whoever doesn't get title fight out of Leon Edwards and Colby Covington

Belal Muhammad thinks his win over Demian Maia warrants a big fight.
Muhammad (19-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) notched a marquee win when he defeated former two-time title challenger Maia via unanimous …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: Adesanya's greatness, Leon Edwards' next move, Claressa Shields' debut and more

Check out the latest edition of “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a quick spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts.
This week, our panel weighs …read more

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Michael Bisping stumps for Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards: “That has to be the fight”

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping is stumping for a welterweight bout next between rivals Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal. Edwards defeated Nate Diaz via unanimous decision at UFC 263, …read more

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Leon Edwards Vs Jorge Masvidal?!?

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Bookies have released betting odds on Leon Edwards next opponent, with longtime nemesis Jorge Masvidal and …read more

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Covington Claims Edwards Isn’t Close To Title Shot After Win Over “Journeyman”

UFC welterweight Colby Covington says Leon Edwards isn’t close to a title opportunity after his win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263. Edwards recorded a unanimous decision victory over Diaz …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping reacts to Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz at UFC 263 ‘It’s almost unfair’

This past Saturday at UFC 263, Leon Edwards faced Nate Diaz in the first five-round non-title, non-main event fight in UFC history. Unofficially, the bout appeared to be a top-contender …read more

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Leon Edwards reveals advice Nate Diaz gave him after UFC 263: ‘Don’t let these motherf—kers tell you that you ain’t s—t’

Nate Diaz offered Leon Edwards some meaningful advice following their fight at UFC 263. Nate Diaz left Leon Edwards with words of wisdom following their history-making clash at UFC 263.
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Muhammad Says He Would’ve “Broke” Edwards In 5th Round Unlike Diaz

Belal Muhammad believes it would have been a different story had he fought Leon Edwards at UFC 263. Muhammad was victorious at UFC 263, earning a unanimous decision win against …read more

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Nate Diaz Receives High Praise from Dana White, Wants to Fight Again in 3-4 Months

Nate Diaz didn’t win at UFC 263, but he nonetheless authored the most talk-about moment of his five-round clash with Leon Edwards on Saturday night. …read more

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Leon Edwards reveals the advice Nate Diaz gave him following their battle at UFC 263

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards revealed the advice that Nate Diaz gave him following their five-round battle at UFC 263. Edwards defeated Diaz via unanimous decision in the first five-round …read more

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Leon Edwards admits he got ‘lazy’ and ‘complacent’ in final round against Nate Diaz

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Leon Edwards was just minutes away from the highest profile win of his career at UFC 263 but then suddenly …read more

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UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori - Unofficial Awards

Nate Diaz in between rounds of his UFC 263 contest with Leon Edwards.

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Nate Diaz wants to fight again in three or four months

Nate Diaz lost to Leon Edwards at UFC 263 on Saturday, but made it dramatic in the final round. With UFC 263 behind him, Diaz want to fight again …read more

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Nate Diaz Wants Quick Return Following UFC 263 Loss

Nate Diaz says he’s eager to jump back in the Octagon following his loss to Leon Edwards, quashing rumours that he lacks motivation to fight.  Fan-favorite Diaz returned to action …read more

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Leon Edwards Calls For A Welterweight Title Shot: ‘Who Else F—king Deserves It?’

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Getting angry isn’t really Leon Edwards’ style, but you can tell it’s starting to bother him that he’s still being overlooked for the next …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Leon Edwards, Nate Diaz after UFC 263?

Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz v made history on Saturday at UFC 263, fighting the first five-round bout to ever take place inside the octagon that was neither a main …read more

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White Remains Firm On Covington, Not Edwards, Being Next For Usman

UFC President Dana White has not at all changed his tone regarding the next title challenger for UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. At UFC 263, Leon Edwards earned his ninth …read more

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Colby Covington remains No. 1 contender over Leon Edwards after UFC 263, White says

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Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington will get the next shot at undisputed welterweight titleholder Kamaru Usman.
That’s according to …read more

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UFC 262 highlights & recap: Leon Edwards routs Nate Diaz

Watch the UFC 262 highlights and recap from the five-round welterweight feature bout between Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz from Saturday’s event at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.

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Nate Diaz wants to fight again in three or four months following loss to Leon Edwards at UFC 263

UFC fan favorite Nate Diaz wants to fight again in three or four months following his unanimous decision loss to Leon Edwards at UFC 263. Diaz dropped a hard-fought decision …read more

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UFC 263 stats: Edwards adds another decision win to his record

Leon Edwards defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 263 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

With his decision win over Nate Diaz, Leon Edwards has gone …read more

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Nate Diaz: In A Real Fight I Would’ve Beat Leon Edwards

Nate Diaz says he would’ve beaten Leon Edwards in a “real fight.”
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Dana White open to booking Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal following UFC 263

UFC president Dana White says he is open to booking a welterweight matchup between Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal following UFC 263. Edwards defeated Nate Diaz via unanimous decision at …read more

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Leon Edwards fires back at Kamaru Usman: ‘Who else f*cking deserves’ the title shot?

Despite winning the majority of his fight against Nate Diaz in lopsided fashion, Leon Edwards still had to deal with a lot of negativity after he got wobbled and nearly …read more

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Leon Edwards reacts after Dana White reaffirms that Colby Covington is next for UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman

Leon Edwards reacted after UFC president Dana White reaffirmed that Colby Covington is next in line for UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. Edwards defeated Nate Diaz via unanimous decision in …read more

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UFC 263, The Morning After: The Timeless Nathan Diaz

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Here’s what you may have missed last night! Was anyone really surprised by Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz? You cannot …read more

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Nate and Nick Diaz smoke a blunt at UFC 263 Post-fight Press Conference | Video

Nate Diaz appeared at the UFC 263 Post-Fight Press Conference on Saturday following his decision loss to Leon Edwards and shared a blunt with his brother Nick.

Diaz discussed when he’d …read more

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Leon Edwards: If I don't deserve title shot after UFC 263 win, 'then, who f*cking does?'

PHOENIX – If he’s not next in the on-deck circle to face the winner of the next UFC welterweight title fight, contender Leon Edwards wonders who else will be.
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Nate Diaz reacts following loss to Leon Edwards at UFC 263: “In a real fight in a real world, that fight’s a wrap. He was sleepwalking!”

Nate Diaz returned to the Octagon for the first time in over a year and a half this evening at UFC 263 for a welterweight bout with Leon Edwards. Diaz …read more

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Leon Edwards won the fight, Nathan Diaz won the night

The win that Leon Edwards had to have was earned, but the spotlight he needed stayed on Nate Diaz instead. …read more

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Nate Diaz says he beat Leon Edwards 'in the real world' at UFC 263, wants quick return

PHOENIX – Nate Diaz thinks he was the true winner against Leon Edwards after UFC 263.
Diaz (20-13 MMA, 15-11 UFC) offered a classic response to his unanimous decision loss to …read more

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UFC 263 - Who's next for Israel Adesanya, Brandon Moreno, Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz?

One champion held onto his gold while another could not. Where does each go from here? Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker after a busy night of fights. …read more

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UFC 263: Fighters show their appreciation for Nate Diaz's performance against Leon Edwards

After four tough rounds, Nate Diaz nearly snatched a late victory from Leon Edwards in the final minute. Here’s how UFC fighters reacted to that ending. …read more

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Leon Edwards def. Nate Diaz at UFC 263: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Leon Edwards’ unanimous decision win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. (Photos by Mark J. Rebilas, USA …read more

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UFC 263 results: Leon Edwards batters Nate Diaz, survives near finish in final minute

Leon Edwards largely dominated at UFC 263, but the win didn’t come until after a late scare.
In the first non-headlining, five-round, non-title fight in UFC history, Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 …read more

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Twitter reacts to Leon Edwards' bloody win over late-charging Nate Diaz at UFC 263

Leon Edwards earned one of the most notable wins of his career on Saturday when he defeated Nate Diaz in the UFC 263 featured bout.
Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) extended …read more

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UFC 263 results: Leon Edwards turns Nate Diaz into a bloody mess, survives late comeback attempt to win decision

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Leon Edwards wanted to secure a title shot with his win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263 but he nearly …read more

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UFC 263 results: Leon Edwards survives late scare to earn decision over Nate Diaz

Leon Edwards had to survive a late rally from Nate Diaz to win a decision

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UFC 263: Pros react to Leon Edwards’ dominant win, last-minute scare vs. Nate Diaz

Leon Edwards defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Leon Edwards defeated Nate Diaz via unanimous decision at UFC 263. …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz full fight video highlights

Watch Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz full fight video highlights from the UFC 263 main card above, courtesy of the UFC and other outlets.
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UFC 263 Results: Leon Edwards defeats Nate Diaz (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC 263 main card features a highly anticipated five-round welterweight bout between Nate Diaz and Leon Edwards. Diaz (20-12 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time …read more

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UFC 263 live blog: Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz

Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz will clash on the UFC 263 main card Saturday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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UFC 263: Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 263 special five-rounder from Arizona. Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, …read more

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Colby Covington shares prediction for UFC 263 co-main event, lambasts Diaz vs. Edwards

Colby Covington has shared a bold prediction for tonight’s UFC 263 co-headliner, this while trashing the events Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards fight. Diaz (20-12 MMA) will be returning to …read more

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Relive Leon Edward’s 8-fight UFC winning streak | Video

No. 3 ranked welterweight contender Leon Edwards enters his UFC 263 fight on Saturday with Nate Diaz coming off a No Contest. He was riding an eight-fight winning streak prior …read more

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Remember when Nate Diaz spoke a UFC title into existence?

Nate Diaz faces Leon Edwards at UFC 263 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

No fighter has forced the UFC to do …read more

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Leon Edwards expects to win at UFC 263 and jump over Colby Covington into title fight against Kamaru Usman

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Leon Edwards has heard UFC president Dana White touting Colby Covington as the No. 1 contender …read more

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UFC 263 Countdown | Full Episode

UFC 263 Countdown previews two captivating rematches, as middleweight champ Israel Adesanya battles Marvin Vettori, and flyweight king Deiveson Figueiredo faces Brandon Moreno. Plus, Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz meet …read more

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UFC 263 Embedded, Episode 6: Israel Adesanya ‘is definitely under his skin’

In the final episode of UFC 263 Embedded, Israel Adesanya takes a dip into the pool, Leon Edwards gets some training in, the fighters step on the scale, and more.

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UFC 263 viewers guide: Title fights are great, but Edwards vs. Diaz might steal the show

Israel Adesanya puts the middleweight belt on the line, while Deiveson Figueiredo defends at flyweight. Plus the return of Nate Diaz against Leon Edwards. …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Should Nate Diaz get next title shot if he beats Leon Edwards at UFC 263?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

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UFC full fight video: Leon Edwards keeps win streak rolling with main event victory against Donald Cerrone

Paul Miller-USA TODAY Sports

Watch Leon Edwards vs. Donald Cerrone full fight video to see Edwards pick up the biggest win of his career when …read more

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