Leon "Rocky" Edwards


Fighting style: MMA
Stance: Southpaw
Division: Welterweight
Height: 6' 2"
Reach: 74"
Leg reach: 43.00
Weight: 170 lbs.
Team: Team Renegade BJJ & MMA (2016–
Nationality: Kingston, Jamaica
Out of: Erdington, Birmingham, England
Age: 31


Recent win streak: 8
Wins by KO: 6
Wins by submission: 3
Wins by decision: 10



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1375
Significant Strikes Landed: 734


Takedowns Attempted: 66
Takedowns Landed: 12


Leon Edwards is a British mixed martial artist and professional boxer. He was born on 26th August 1991 in Birmingham, England. He started training in martial arts at the age of 15 and soon made his debut as an amateur MMA fighter. He won several local fights before joining the professional arena in 2012.

Edwards has competed in many promotions such as Cage Warriors, BAMMA, KSW and UFC. He has a long history of wins including notable victories over Vicente Luque, Rafael dos Anjos, Gunnar Nelson and Donald Cerrone. His record stands at 18-3-0 with 9 knockouts and 3 submissions to his name.

In 2020 Leon Edwards was named number 4 by UFC rankings of welterweight division after consecutive wins against Gunnar Nelson, Donald Cerrone and Rafael dos Anjos. He was also awarded the Performance of the Night bonus for his fight against Dos Anjos in London – making him one of only 8 fighters to have achieved this feat since the promotion began awarding it back in 2014.

Despite not having fought since July 2019 due to injury, Leon Edwards remains among the best welterweights on the planet with a bright future ahead of him. He is known for his technical striking skills and underrated ground game which makes him an exciting prospect for any match up against top contenders in the division.

Fight History

Colby Covington
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Dec 16, 2023
UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington
Kamaru Usman
Leon Edwards: Winner
by Majority Decision in Round 5
Sat. Mar 18, 2023
UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3
Kamaru Usman
Leon Edwards: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 5 @ 4:04
Sat. Aug 20, 2022
UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2
Nate Diaz
Leon Edwards: Winner
by Decision in Round 5
Sat. Jun 12, 2021
UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2
Belal Muhammad
Leon Edwards: No Contest
by No Contest in Round 2
Sat. Mar 13, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad
Rafael Dos Anjos
Leon Edwards: Winner
by Decision in Round 5
Sat. Jul 20, 2019
UFC FN: Dos Anjos vs. Edwards


Leon Edwards Physique?
Leon Edwards has a muscular and athletic physique, evident from his images.

Leon Edwards Record?
Leon Edwards has a record of 21 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 1 no contest in UFC.

Leon Edwards Vs Colby Covington?
A main event bout between Leon Edwards and Colby Covington will headline the UFC's closing event of 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 16.

Leon Edwards Height?
Leon Edwards is 6′ 2″ tall.

Leon Edwards Vs Usman?
Leon Edwards won the title against Usman with a devastating head kick knockout.

Leon Edwards Stats?
As of now, I cannot provide the specific stats for Leon Edwards as the context does not provide any details about his wins, losses, or other statistics.

Leon Edwards Vs Usman 2?
The second fight between Leon Edwards and Usman took place at UFC 278.

Leon Edwards Weight?
Leon Edwards weighs 170 lbs.

Leon Edwards Vs Usman 3?
In their third match, Leon Edwards successfully defended his welterweight title against Kamaru Usman, overpowering Usman's offense through 25 minutes of intense combat on March 18, 2023.

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