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Age 28
Gender Male
Height 6' 1"
Weight Class Welterweight

Leon Edwards is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 18-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 8 years, 1 month, 14 days
Rounds Fought 50.4
Avg. Fights/Year 2.6
Longest Layoff 9 months, 13 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 6 3 9
Losses 0 0 2
Finish Rate 50.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 50.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 66.7%
Win by KO Rate 33.3%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 16.7%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

8 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:08
Fastest KO 00:08
Fastest SUB 02:10
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 11:38
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 14:13
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 07/20/2019 W
(17-3-0)
Rafael Dos Anjos
(29-11-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN 4
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/16/2019 W
(16-3-0)
Gunnar Nelson
(17-3-1)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.5)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ #5
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/23/2018 W
(15-3-0)
Donald Cerrone
(33-10-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CERRONE vs. EDWARDS
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/17/2018 W
(14-3-0)
Peter Sobotta
(17-6-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 171.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Volkov
3 4:59
Official MMA Fight Results 09/02/2017 W
(13-3-0)
Bryan Barberena
(13-4-0)
WW
(168.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: VOLKOV vs. STRUVE
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/18/2017 W
(12-3-0)
Vicente Luque
(9-5-1)
WW
(169.0 vs. 169.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/08/2016 W
(11-3-0)
Albert Tumenov
(17-3-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 169.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson
3 3:01
Official MMA Fight Results 05/08/2016 W
(10-3-0)
Dominic Waters
(9-4-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Overeem VS. Arlovski
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/19/2015 L
(10-2-0)
Kamaru Usman
(6-1-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FOX 17: Cerrone vs Dos Anjos
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/18/2015 W
(9-2-0)
Pawel Pawlak
(11-1-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 72: Bisping vs Leites
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/11/2015 W
(8-2-0)
Seth Baczynski
(18-10-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
KO
UFC Fight Night 64: CroCop vs Gonzaga
1 0:08
Official MMA Fight Results 11/08/2014 L
(8-1-0)
Claudio Silva
(11-3-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night 56: Manuwa vs Rua
3 5:00
NSF 09/13/2014 W
(7-1-0)
Shaun Taylor
(4-0-0)
KO
British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 16
3 3:30
NSF 04/05/2014 W
(6-1-0)
Wayne Murray
(15-3-1)
Submission
British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 15
1 3:13
NSF 12/14/2013 W
(5-1-0)
Wendle Lewis
(7-1-0)
KO
British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 14
1 1:20
NSF 09/14/2013 W
(4-1-0)
Adam Boussif
(4-1-0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 13
1 2:10
NSF 12/01/2012 W
(3-1-0)
Jonny Bilton
(4-1-0)
WW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 11
2 3:49
NSF 11/03/2012 W
(2-1-0)
Craig White
(6-4-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strength and Honour 14
3 5:00
NSF 02/25/2012 L
(2-0-0)
Delroy McDowell
(2-0-0)
WW Disqualification
Fight UK 6
3 2:40
NSF 11/19/2011 W
(1-0-0)
Pawel Zwiefka
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Fight UK 5
2 5:00
NSF 06/05/2011 W
(0-0-0)
Damian Zlotnicki
(1-0-0)
WW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Fight UK 4
1 2:15
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 11 months, 16 days
Rounds Fought 1.0
Avg. Fights/Year 2.2
Longest Layoff 11 months, 16 days
Quickest Turnaround 11 months, 16 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 1 1 0
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 50.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 50.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

2 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:08
Fastest KO 00:08
Fastest SUB 03:00
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 01:34
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 03/19/2011 W
(1-0-0)
Jamie Hughes
(2-0-0)
KO
Budo Fighting Championships 1
1 0:08
NSF 03/19/2011 NC
(1-0-0)
Scott Kimblin
(1-0-0)
No Contest
Budo Fighting Championships 1
1 2:00
NSF 04/03/2010 W
(0-0-0)
Carl Booth
(1-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Bushido Challenge 2 - A New Dawn
1 0:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class