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Belal Muhammad: I should fight Leon Edwards before Kamaru Usman 'if you want to make this a real sport'

Belal Muhammad doesn’t think Kamaru Usman should get an immediate rematch against UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards.
Usman (20-2 MMA, 15-1 UFC) lost the title to Edwards this past August at UFC …read more

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Belal Muhammad doesn’t think Kamaru Usman should get an immediate rematch against Leon Edwards: “If you want to make this a real sport”

Belal Muhammad doesn’t believe Kamaru Usman should receive an immediate rematch with Leon Edwards. In the main event of UFC 278, Edwards became the new welterweight champion with a fifth-round …read more

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Jorge Masvidal calls Leon Edward’s bluff, says ‘he doesn’t want the fight’ despite talks of revenge

Jorge Masvidal is the UFC ‘BMF’ champion. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Jorge Masvidal thinks Leon Edwards is all talk. Jorge Masvidal doesn’t believe …read more

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‘You Lost, You Don’t Get The Rematch’

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If Kamaru Usman wants to compare his Leon Edwards loss to a “Hail Mary in the Super Bowl,” then Belal …read more

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Belal Muhammad: Kamaru Usman should delay Leon Edwards rematch ‘if you want to make this a real sport’

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Count UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad among those who don’t want to see an immediate rematch between Leon Edwards and …read more

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Jorge Masvidal claims Leon Edwards is bluffing with his recent comments about not being able to let go of 2019 altercation

Jorge Masvidal has responded to the recent threats made by UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards. During the newly crowned champion’s media tour, he was asked on the Breakfast Club about the famous …read more

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Jorge Masvidal calls bluff on Leon Edwards' desire for revenge despite being 'the biggest money fight for him'

Jorge Masvidal is not buying Leon Edwards’ recent comments.
The “BMF” champion and former UFC welterweight title challenger thinks Edwards (20-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) is all talk when it comes to recent …read more

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Belal Muhammad gives hilarious take on the welterweight division

Belal Muhammad quietly sits at No. 4 in the UFC welterweight rankings and gave a hilarious state of the 170-pound weight class on Twitter.

Leon Edwards holds the welterweight title …read more

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Leon Edwards refuses to “let go” of Jorge Masvidal altercation at UFC London: “I have to get it back in the octagon or in the street”

Leon Edwards has admitted he can’t let go of his 2019 interaction with Jorge Masvidal at UFC London. At this moment in time, Leon Edwards is on top of the …read more

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Leon Edwards can't let go of 2019 altercation with Jorge Masvidal: 'I have to get it back in the octagon or in the street'

It’s been more than three years since he received the infamous “three piece and a soda” from Jorge Masvidal, yet Leon Edwards is still not at peace with the situation.
Despite …read more

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Neil Magny Is Ready To Collect On Gilbert Burns’ Promise

Neil Magny is ready to get back in the cage and has an opponent in mind. The UFC welterweight division has a new champion at the helm. Leon Edwards is …read more

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Leon Edwards may give Jorge Masvidal title shot over Kamaru Usman

Leon Edwards is the new UFC welterweight champion. | Photo by Amy Kaplan/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Leon Edwards has unfinished business with Jorge Masvidal. …read more

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Ian Garry the latest victim of Leon Edwards head kick: “There’s no avoiding telling the truth”

UFC newcomer Ian Garry is the latest man to taste a nasty head kick from UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards. Since entering the UFC, Ian Garry has been pretty flawless. …read more

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Video: Would you rather see Jorge Masvidal return against Conor McGregor or Leon Edwards?

Although he only made one appearance in 2022, former UFC welterweight title challenger and BMF champion Jorge Masvidal will look to make a big return next year.
Mike Brown, Masvidal’s coach …read more

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Kamaru Usman claims Leon Edwards “knows” that he’s still the best welterweight in the UFC: “I’m still a champion in my head”

Kamaru Usman says he’s still the best welterweight in the UFC and he thinks Leon Edwards knows it. Usman was hailed as one of the best – and perhaps the …read more

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Usman: The World Knows Who The Best WW Is

Kamaru Usman may have lost to Leon Edwards, but he still thinks he is the better fighter. It is safe to say many people are still dealing the shocking victory …read more

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Mike Brown: Jorge Masvidal vs. Conor McGregor or Leon Edwards would be 'one of the biggest PPVs of all time'

ABU DHABI – Mike Brown wants to see Jorge Masvidal in a big fight next.
Masvidal (35-16 MMA, 12-9 UFC) is on a three-fight losing skid, but remains one of the …read more

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Masvidal: Edwards/Usman 2 Ending Was Like A Vision From God

Jorge Masvidal thinks he had a pretty good idea about the crazy Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman finish. Given the way that Usman dispatched of every UFC opponent placed in …read more

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Dana White: Colby Covington vs. Khamzat Chimaev could be co-main for Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3

It appears the UFC wants Khamzat Chimaev to stay at welterweight.
In an interview with The MacLife, Dana White said the promotion has a matchup in mind: Chimaev vs. Colby Covington …read more

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Muhammad Says Edwards “Broke” In Second Usman Fight

Despite the fact that Leon Edwards walked away from UFC 278 as the promotion’s welterweight champion, Belal Muhammad wasn’t especially impressed by the 31-year-old’s title-winning performance. “Remember The Name” is …read more

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Agile ‘Rocky’ Obliterates Punch Machine

Newly-crowned UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards made the trip to “Fight Island” for the upcoming UFC 280: “Oliveira vs. Makhachev” pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place this Sat. (Oct. 22, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal calls for Leon Edwards to ‘step up to the f****** plate’ to settle rivalry, Edwards responds

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Jorge Masvidal wants to give Leon Edwards an opportunity for payback stemming from their prior run-in in England, but with the …read more

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Edwards Demands New Contract Ahead Of Usman Trilogy

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UFC spent several years trying to hold Leon Edwards back, according to comments “Rocky” made just last year, but now …read more

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Leon Edwards pushing for new contract before Kamaru Usman rematch: “I need a new one now, 100 percent”

Leon Edwards had to wait years for his shot at the welterweight title. After capitalizing on his shot against Kamaru Usman at UFC 278, he’s looking to cash in on …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The continuing saga of Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards has done a 180 degree turn

MMA Squared, Chris Rini, Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards | Chris Rini

Turnabout it fair play.
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Masvidal Responds To Edwards’ “Get On Your Knees” Demand

Jorge Masvidal has responded to Leon Edwards’ stipulations for a title shot. Edwards earned UFC gold in a remarkable come-from-behind victory over Kamaru Usman at UFC 278. With a minute …read more

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UFC champs pictured with Andrew Tate; Sterling defends disgraced misogynist  

The controversial influencer met with UFC welterweight champ Leon Edwards, UFC bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling, and UFC star Sean O’Malley.  Several UFC fighters have been pictured with Andrew Tate, the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal responds after Leon Edwards tells him to get on his knees and beg for a title shot

Jorge Masvidal has issued a response to Leon Edwards suggesting he should beg for a UFC Welterweight Championship opportunity. Masvidal and Edwards have a history of bad blood. Fight fans …read more

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Masvidal Claps Back At Fans Saying He Doesn’t Deserve Title Shot

Jorge Masvidal is after a title fight with Leon Edwards and does not care about your thoughts on merits. Masvidal has had one of the most unique careers in MMA, …read more

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UFC champion Leon Edwards responds after Jorge Masvidal tells him to step up to the plate: “Get on your knees and beg and I may consider it”

UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards has responded after Jorge Masvidal dared him to step up to the plate and accept a fight. Edwards (20-3 MMA) captured the promotions coveted 170lbs …read more

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Jorge Masvidal talks Leon Edwards fight and Nate Diaz’s UFC exit, recaps iKON FC 5

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Jorge Masvidal recaps his iKON FC 5 event with MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and talks Leon Edwards’ title win, Nate Diaz’s UFC exit, and more.
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Leon Edwards believes setting up Conor McGregor fight “would be easy to make”

Leon Edwards believes setting up a welterweight title fight against Conor McGregor would be easy to make. Edwards became the UFC’s welterweight champion with a comeback fifth-round head kick KO …read more

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