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UFC 278: How Leon Edwards evolved into a title contender while flying completely under the radar

1 month ago   |   By CBS Sports

Edwards lost his first meeting with champion Kamaru Usman in 2015 in an early prelims bout. Now, they meet with much more at stake
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Leon Edwards agrees with Dana White: Kamaru Usman trilogy next with UFC 278 title win

Leon Edwards agrees with Dana White: Kamaru Usman trilogy next with UFC 278 title win

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

SALT LAKE CITY - Leon Edwards knows his business with Kamaru Usman won't be done if he claims the welterweight title in the UFC 278 main event.
After losing a unanimous decision to Usman at UFC on FOX 17 in December 2015, Edwards will finally get his rematch with the reigning titleholder on Saturday at Vivint Arena. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN/ABC and ESPN+.
Given Usman's tremendous reign atop the division, UFC president Dana White said in advance of the event that a trilogy fight will happen immediately should Edwards claim the belt. “Rocky” said he agrees...
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