Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards Profile

Leon Edwards is a Mixed Martial Artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championships/UFC.

Leon Edwards was born in Kingston, Jamaica and moved to the Aston area of Birmingham, England at the age of 9.

‘Rocky’ would begin his professional fighting career in 2010, debuting as an amateur at Bushido Challenge 2 – A New Dawn. Edwards fought Carl Booth and defeated him via Armbar submission in round two.

The British fighter would make his debut for the UFC in November 2014, defeating Claudio Silva via split decision as part of the UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint Preux card.

Edwards has defeated a number of high-profile fighters in his career with the Ultimate Fighting Championships, including Nate Diaz, Rafael Dos Anjos, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and Vincente Luque.

What is Leon Edwards’ age?

Edwards was born on August 25th, 1991, making him 30 years old.

What is Leon Edwards’ height?

The UFC fighter has a billed height of 6 ft 0 in (183 cm).

What weight class does Leon Edwards fight in?

Edwards fights in the Welterweight division of the UFC, and his weigh-in weight is almost always at the division limit of 170 to 171 pounds.

What time does Leon Edwards fight?

Edwards is one of the fastest rising British stars on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster, meaning that he will usually be featured on the Main Card on PPV events and in the main event of UFC Fight Night cards.

If Edwards is featured on the main card of a PPV card in the United States, then he is usually fighting between 3 AM BST and 6 AM BST.

These timings can change regularly depending on where Edwards is on the fight card, but it is highly unlikely that he will be competing any lower than at least the co-main event if it is a UFC Fight Night card.

How to Watch Leon Edwards fights

UFC events are available to watch in the United Kingdom on BT Sport. BT Sport is the home of the Ultimate Fighting Championships in the United Kingdom, and fight fans can catch all of the action via a monthly subscription or on very rare occasions BT Sport Box Office.

Early Prelims and Prelims for UFC Fight Night and UFC PPV events are also available for fans in the United Kingdom to watch on UFC Fight Pass.

UFC FIGHT PASS is a digital streaming service giving fans access to thousands of hours of content and live events from around the world. FIGHT PASS is available 24/7, 365-days a year and features behind-the-scenes, exclusive, and original content that can’t be found anywhere else.

Where can I find Leon Edwards on social media?

You can follow the UFC star on both Twitter and Instagram.

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