Leon Edwards is a British blended martial artist who was born in Jamaica on August 25, 1991. Leon Edwards is the present UFC Welterweight Champion and competes within the Welterweight division of the Final Preventing Championship (UFC).
Edwards has been an expert fighter since 2011. Previous to that, he competed for BAMMA, the place he held the title of BAMMA Welterweight Champion.
Leon Edwards is ranked #6 within the UFC males’s pound-for-pound rankings as of August 23, 2022.
At UFC Combat Night time: Shogun vs. Saint Preux on November 8, 2014, Edwards confronted off in his first promotional match in opposition to Claudio Silva.
Cut up votes led to his downfall.
On April 11, 2015, at UFC Combat Night time 64, Seth Baczynski, a seasoned fighter, challenged Edwards.
Edwards gained by timing a kick and touchdown a straight left hand that knocked out his opponent eight seconds into the struggle.
The result led to him receiving a Efficiency of the Night time bonus and was one of many group’s six quickest knockouts.
On July 18, 2015, Edwards and Pawel Pawlak squared off at UFC Combat Night time 72.
Leon Edwards prevailed by unanimous judgment within the match.
Leon Edwards Height And Weight
Leon Edward is 6 ft tall, which is 183 cm and weighs 77 kg, which is 170 lbs.