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Leon Edwards Shuts Down Masvidal Fight Despite UFC’s Plans

In another twist in the Leon Edwards/Jorge Masvidal saga, Edwards is now adamant that his next fight will be for the world title. Ever since the viral “three-piece and a soda” that Jorge Masvidal served Leon Edwards in 2019, fans have latched on to the idea of the two settling...

Darren Till: Edwards’ Title Shot Has To Come Sooner Rather Than Later

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till has suggested that Leon Edwards can win welterweight gold, but only if his compatriot gets a title shot soon. Edwards, who was born in Jamaica but resides in Birmingham, England, was last in action at UFC 263 in June. Against Nate Diaz, "Rocky" extended...

Jorge Masvidal On Edwards vs. Diaz: “I Would Have Jumped All Over Him”

UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal has revealed what he'd have done against Leon Edwards at UFC 263 if he was Nate Diaz in the fifth round. Edwards extended his unbeaten UFC run to 10 fights at the June pay-per-view against fan favorite Diaz. "Rocky" outpointed the Stockton native on his way...

Joe Rogan Slams Fans Who Say Diaz “Should Have Gone After” Edwards

UFC commentator and analyst Joe Rogan has slammed fans who say Nate Diaz made a mistake in the final round of his fight with Leon Edwards. Diaz faced Edwards in the UFC's first non-main event and non-title five-round fight at UFC 263 in June. The Englishman largely dominated the fight...

Masvidal Finally Open To Edwards Fight, Calls Out “Rocky” & Burns

Jorge Masvidal has finally appeared open to a fight against Leon Edwards, but "Rocky" faces competition for the matchup from Gilbert Burns. Masvidal was last in action at UFC 261 earlier this year. In the pay-per-view's headliner, "Gamebred" fell short of championship gold when he was brutally knocked out by...

Edwards Delivers Speechless Response To Luque’s Title Shot Request

UFC welterweight Leon Edwards has responded to Vicente Luque’s title shot request by simply tweeting a photo referencing his 2017 victory over the Brazilian. Luque made a strong case to face champion Kamaru Usman next after out-grappling jiu-jitsu specialist Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on Saturday. The first-round submission win...

Edwards Has A Reminder For “Ugly Bastard” Burns, Burns Fires Back

Leon Edwards is poking at Gilbert Burns over a challenge that went unanswered. Edwards is currently the number three-ranked UFC welterweight. Burns is just ahead of him at number two. The two have yet to share the Octagon but it appears they may be on a collision course. Recently, the two...

Masvidal Scoffs At Challenge From “Little B*tch” Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal has responded to Leon Edwards’ offer to resolve their long-standing rivalry in the octagon, claiming the Englishman has “already turned down the fight.” Edwards has long lobbied to officially settle his differences with Masvidal ever since being served the Miami-native’s “three-piece and a soda” combo backstage at UFC...

Masvidal Eyes Dec. Return Against Title Contender, Edwards Volunteers

Leon Edwards still wants a piece of Jorge Masvidal. This time, Leon Edwards wants to be the one being the “piecegiver” to the man known as “Street Jesus” after being on the receiving end of the famous “three-piece and a soda” special from two years ago. This is not the first...

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 opponent after his recent victory at UFC 264. At the pay-per-view, "Durinho" returned to championship contention with an impressive performance...

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 a fight. Yet, they got different fights. With them both at the top of the welterweight division, a scrap between...

Covington Reveals Info That Hints Edwards Blew Chance At Title Shot

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has suggested that Leon Edwards blew his chance at a title shot with his performance at UFC 263. Despite extending his unbeaten streak in the promotion to 10 fights with a victory over Nate Diaz in June, Edwards seemingly remains behind Covington in the 170-pound...

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 the first round, the Brit had a ton of success but just 18 seconds into the second round, Edwards poked...

Dana White Gives Leon Edwards Advice On How To Land Title Shot

UFC president Dana White has revealed what Leon Edwards has to do in order to earn a shot at Kamaru Usman's welterweight title. Leon Edwards is currently riding a 10-fight unbeaten streak that includes victories over former 155-pound champion Rafael dos Anjos, Gunnar Nelson, Vicente Luque and, most recently, Stockton's...

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 win. Despite a dominant performance by Edwards, many fans were preoccupied with the one moment where it looked like Edwards...