Colby Covington open to Leon Edwards fight but won’t ‘show up for charity’


For former interim UFC welterweight champion, Colby Covington to match with recent UFC Vegas 21 headliner, Leon Edwards, the promotion know what they need to put up according to the Clovis native — reiterating that he won’t “show up for charity” against the Birmingham native. Targeted to headline Saturday’s event at the UFC Apex against […]

Leon Edwards believes he needs to finish Belal Muhammad to earn title shot


Scheduled to finally make his Octagon return this Saturday at UFC Vegas 21, perennial welterweight contender, Leon Edwards has claimed that in order to score a shot at past-opponent, Kamaru Usman’s championship, he must finish short-notice replacement, Belal Muhammad. It’s been an extended period of inactivity for the Birmingham native, however, it’s not for the […]

Kamaru Usman claims Colby Covington made ‘huge mistake’ turning down Leon Edwards fight


Undisputed UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman maintains former-foe, Colby Covington made as he put it, a “huge mistake” in his refusal to take a short-notice March 13th. headlining spot against fellow contender, Leon Edwards. Usman, who is fresh from his third successful title retention, knocked back former Sanford MMA teammate, Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 […]

Report – Leon Edwards, Belal Muhammad meet at UFC Vegas 21 in main event slot


Leon ‘Rocky’ Edwards is slated to remain on the March 13th. UFC Vegas 21 card following the recent withdrawal of three-time scheduled foe, Khamzat Chimaev — as he draws short-notice replacement, Belal ‘Remember The Name’ Muhammad in a headlining tilt. Edwards, who was briefly linked to a short-notice matchup against former interim titleholder, Colby Covington, […]

Dana White: We’re looking at Colby Covington vs. Leon Edwards next


Following uber-prospect, Khamzat Chimaev’s withdrawal from a UFC Vegas 21 headliner on March 13th. against Leon Edwards, the promotion is now reportedly exploring the possibility of pairing Edwards with former interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington. Swedish-born talent, Chimaev was scheduled to headline the UFC Apex facility event against surging Birmingham contender, Edwards on March 13th. […]

Report – Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Vegas 21 headliner with Leon Edwards on March 13th.


Well, it won’t prove to be third time lucky for a much-anticipated welterweight pairing of surging perennial contender, Leon Edwards and the captivating emerging challenger, Khamzat Chimaev. According to a report from ESPN MMA reporter, Brett Okamoto tonight, Chechen-born finisher, Chimaev has once more been forced to withdraw from a matchup with Team Renagade BJJ & MMA […]