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Video: Nate Diaz, Leon Edwards make weight for historic UFC 263 clash

1 day ago   |   By MMAjunkie

PHOENIX - The return of Nate Diaz is official.
Diaz and opponent Leon Edwards successfully made the welterweight limit on Friday ahead of their featured matchup at UFC 263 .
It's a historic contest. Diaz and Edwards will compete in the first five-round non-title, non-main event contest in company history.
Edwards was first to step on the scale during the official weigh-in session and came in at 170.5 pounds. Diaz came in roughly 20 minutes later and hit 170 pounds even.
Now the pair looks forward to UFC 263, which takes place Saturday at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz., and airs on...
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Colby Covington: Leon Edwards won't get title shot with win over 'loser' Nate Diaz at UFC 263

Colby Covington: Leon Edwards won't get title shot with win over 'loser' Nate Diaz at UFC 263

1 day ago   |   By MMAjunkie

MIAMI - Colby Covington doesn't see Saturday's marquee welterweight matchup playing a factor in the UFC title picture.
Streaking Leon Edwards will take on fan favorite Nate Diaz in a five-round fight at UFC 263, where both men expect to emerge as No. 1 contenders for a shot at champion Kamaru Usman.
But Covington , who's been declared the next title challenger by UFC president Dana White, thinks their matchup has no significance to the division. Despite Edwards' impressive nine-fight unbeaten run, Covington thinks that even with a win over Diaz , he will not have faced any legitimate...
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