Edwards vs Usman 3: It was on August 20,2022 when Leon Edwards shocked the UFC world by knocking out former welter weight champion Kamaru Usman. The night Edwards became the undisputed welterweight champion and the first from England defying all odds. The rivalry between the two heads to UFC 286.
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The reigning, defending and undisputed UFC Welter weight Champion Leon Edwards is set to defend his title on his home soil at UFC 286 against the man he won the title back at UFC 278. Kamaru Usman after a break is back for revenge and to recapture the title that he lost.
Leon Edwards has a lot to prove to his fans back home and to all the fans of the UFC that he was no fluke at UFC 278. Both the fighters are tied one a pieced with Usman winning the first fight back in 2018 and Edwards strikes back in 2022. The third chapter of what is turning out to be another epic rivalry in UFC will happen at UFC 286.
Edwards is likely to go more confident and draw inspiration from his previous win over his opponent. The title defense is the first since his victory back at UFC 278. A lot is at stake for the welter weight champion.
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What they Said ahead of Edwards vs Usman 3
Saturday night like I said I’m going out there to to show off show out you know I truly believe, that this is my time. I’ve been certainly you’ll feel that you know I found him the last fight you know. I’ll do play a big part in it I know it’s improved I’m not deluded you. I know it’s a good fighter but I’m I truly believe I am better and I just can’t come to you can take him back home so let’s go let’s go
Well you know he’s an ordinary person and he speaks of uh you know what Ordinary People do but I’m not ordinary, I’m extraordinary and he’s gonna find that out Saturday night.