Reporter Reveals Accurate Wikipedia of British UFC Champion Leon Edwards After Defeating Usman Kamaru


British fighter Leon Edwards has become the first man to defeat Nigerian nightmare, Kamaru Usman, in his UFC career.

Leon Edwards just shocked the world and became Britain’s second UFC champion.

The Englishman rallied out of nowhere to score a fifth-round knockout of welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and claim the title in the main event of UFC 278 in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, August 21. .

Edwards, who should be down in the fight for most, barely had time to do anything before uncorking a head kick with his right leg that sent Usman cold. Edwards scored the fourth last result in a title fight when he was stopped at 4:04 of Round 5 by referee Herb Dean – seconds from Usman’s own finish of Colby Covington in 2019.

It comes hours after Kamaru via his Twitter, promised to beat Leon Edwards to a pulp. However, it is important to note that Usman has never lost in the UFC and has only dropped one fight in his professional career.

BIOGRAPHY OF LEON EDWARDS:

Leon grew up in Birmingham, England, but is originally from Kingston, Jamaica. He started training in mixed martial arts at the age of 16. His nickname, Rocky, was given to him by his friends at school. His brother Fabian is also an MMA fighter for Bellator MMA.

Edwards was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and lived with his parents and brother in a one-room house. Growing up, he was surrounded by crime and his father was involved in what he describes as “questionable activities”. Edwards moved to the Aston area of ​​Birmingham, England when he was nine, and his father was shot and killed in a London nightclub when Edwards was thirteen. He was later involved in criminal activities such as drug dealing, street fighting and possession of knives with his social circle, but was able to break out of his lifestyle at 17 when his mother did. join an MMA club.