Nate Diaz To Face Leon Edwards In Five-Round Bout At UFC 262

A five-round non-championship bout between Nate Diaz and Leon Edwards is scheduled to take place at UFC's May 15th pay-per-view event, per a report from Ariel Helwani of ESPN. The fight joins UFC 262, which is set to happen at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, USA. The return of Diaz, a polarizing figure in … Continue reading Nate Diaz To Face Leon Edwards In Five-Round Bout At UFC 262

UFC on ESPN+ 45: Edwards vs. Muhammad Live Coverage

Belal Muhammad will compete in his first ever UFC main event on Saturday night, fighting Leon Edwards in the headlining bout of a UFC "Fight Night" card. The bout sits atop a 13-fight card that is scheduled to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Follow along throughout the evening for … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 45: Edwards vs. Muhammad Live Coverage

Belal Muhammad To Face Leon Edwards In March 13th UFC Main Event

Belal Muhammad is scheduled to take a short-notice main event fight against Leon Edwards at UFC's March 13th event, taking the place of Khamzat Chimaev. Brett Okamoto of ESPN reported the matchup on Thursday. The new main event is scheduled to headline a "Fight Night" card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. … Continue reading Belal Muhammad To Face Leon Edwards In March 13th UFC Main Event

Khamzat Chimaev Out of March 13th Fight Against Leon Edwards Due To COVID-19 Infection Aftermath

A welterweight bout between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been cancelled for the third time, removing it from the main event of a March 13th UFC card. News of the cancelled bout was first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. Per the report, this iteration of the bout was thrown out due to the … Continue reading Khamzat Chimaev Out of March 13th Fight Against Leon Edwards Due To COVID-19 Infection Aftermath

UFC Rebooks Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev For March 13th ‘Fight Night’

UFC will give a fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev another chance, booking the five-round fight for a March 13th "Fight Night" card. First reported by Simon Head and John Morgan of MMA Junkie, the fight joins a card after two previous iterations of the bout were cancelled. The location for the main event … Continue reading UFC Rebooks Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev For March 13th ‘Fight Night’

Khamzat Chimaev Out of January 20th UFC Main Event Against Leon Edwards

Khamzat Chimaev has withdrawn from his January 20th fight against Leon Edwards, vacating a main event spot on a UFC "Fight Night" card. The withdrawal was first reported by Ashah Tafari of Frontkick. While a reason for the withdrawal was not known first, a report from Brett Okamoto of ESPN on Wednesday revealed that Chimaev … Continue reading Khamzat Chimaev Out of January 20th UFC Main Event Against Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards Tests Positive For COVID-19, Out of December 19th UFC Main Event Against Khamzat Chimaev

Leon Edwards has been taken out of a December 19th UFC main event against Khamzat Chimaev following a positive COVID-19 test. The cancelled fight could potentially be moved to 2021, per Ariel Helwani of ESPN,¬†who broke the news on Tuesday. The welterweight fight was scheduled to headline a card from the UFC APEX in Las … Continue reading Leon Edwards Tests Positive For COVID-19, Out of December 19th UFC Main Event Against Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev To Face Leon Edwards In Main Event of December 19th UFC Card

Khamzat Chimaev will have his biggest step up yet in a challenge on December 19th, being paired against Leon Edwards in the headlining bout of a UFC "Fight Night" card. First reported by Ariel Helwani of ESPN, the fight joins a card expected to happen in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. While two of Chimaev's past … Continue reading Khamzat Chimaev To Face Leon Edwards In Main Event of December 19th UFC Card

6/23 UFC Rankings: Lauren Murphy Goes Up Three Spots

The weekly ranking update on UFC.com saw strawweight Lauren Murphy move to fourth place following a win over Roxanne Modafferi on Saturday. The move bumped Jennifer Maia and Modafferi down a spot each, as they sit in sixth and seventh respectively now. Burgos Drops To 14th After losing a co-main event battle on Saturday via … Continue reading 6/23 UFC Rankings: Lauren Murphy Goes Up Three Spots