• Fight Date: Sat, Jul 27, 2024

On Saturday, July 27 at the Co-op Live in Manchester, United Kingdom Leon «Rocky» Edwards will meet Belal «Remember the Name» Muhammad for UFC World title in a 5-round welterweight bout.

Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad

The fight is promoted by UFC.

Leon Edwards
Leon Edwards
Rocky
Belal Muhammad
Belal Muhammad
Remember the Name
Country EnglandEngland
Kingston, Jamaica
USAUSA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Age 32 years 36 years
Pro 13 years 11 years
Height 6′ 0″ (183 cm) 5′ 10″ (178 cm)
Reach 74″ (188 cm) 72″ (183 cm)
Division welterweight
(170 lbs / 77,1 kg)
welterweight
(170 lbs / 77,1 kg)
Stance

southpaw

orthodox
Titles
UFC (welterweight)
-
Record 22 - 3 - 0
(7 KOs)
23 - 3 - 0
(5 KOs)
KOs 31% 21%
Inactive 224 days 448 days
Advant.

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, July 27 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Co-op Live in Manchester, United Kingdom.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Leon Edwards versus Belal Muhammad?

  • ESPN+ (USA)

Edwards vs. Muhammad Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, July 27?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
welterweight (170 lbs)Leon Edwards
(22 - 3 - 0)
Belal Muhammad
(23 - 3 - 0)
UFC
heavyweight (265 lbs)Tom Aspinall
(14 - 3 - 0)
Curtis Blaydes
(18 - 4 - 0)
UFC (Interim)
featherweight (145 lbs)Arnold Allen
(19 - 3 - 0)
Giga Chikadze
(15 - 3 - 0)
flyweight (125 lbs)Muhammad Mokaev
(12 - 0 - 0)
Manel Kape
(19 - 6 - 0)
lightweight (155 lbs)Bobby Green
(32 - 15 - 1)
Paddy Pimblett
(21 - 3 - 0)
featherweight (145 lbs)Nathaniel Wood
(19 - 6 - 0)
Daniel Pineda
(28 - 15 - 0)
strawweight (115 lbs)Shauna Bannon
(5 - 1 - 0)
Ravena Oliveira
(7 - 2 - 1)
strawweight (115 lbs)Molly McCann
(14 - 6 - 0)
Bruna Brasil
(9 - 4 - 1)
bantamweight (135 lbs)Caolán Loughran
(9 - 1 - 0)
Ramon Taveras
(10 - 2 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Oban Elliott
(10 - 2 - 0)
Preston Parsons
(11 - 4 - 0)
heavyweight (265 lbs)Mick Parkin
(9 - 0 - 0)
Łukasz Brzeski
(9 - 4 - 1)
middleweight (185 lbs)Christian Leroy Duncan
(10 - 1 - 0)
Robert Bryczek
(17 - 6 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Sam Patterson
(11 - 2 - 1)
Kiefer Crosbie
(10 - 4 - 0)
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Modestas Bukauskas
(15 - 6 - 0)
Marcin Prachnio
(17 - 7 - 0)
Leon «Rocky» Edwards

Leon «Rocky» Edwards

Leon Edwards is an English MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Edwards has been performing for 13 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Leon Edwards took place on December 16, 2023 against Colby CovingtonColby Covington (17 - 3 - 0).
Edwards won by unanimous decision (UD).

Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington 

Leon Edwards's last fight

First world title

On August 20, 2022 Leon Edwards became the UFC welterweight champion.
The English defeated world champion Kamaru UsmanKamaru Usman.

Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 

Leon Edwards's fight for the first world title

MMA record

  • Total fights: 26
  • Wins: 22
  • Wins by KO: 7
  • Wins by subm: 3
  • Wins by dec: 12
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 3
  • Draws: 0
  • No contests: 1

MMA career

How many fights did Leon Edwards have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-12-16 Colby Covington Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2023-03-18 Kamaru Usman Win
Decision (Majority)
2022-08-20 Kamaru Usman Win
KO (Head Kick)
2021-06-12 Nate Diaz Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-03-13 Belal Muhammad No contest
No Contest (Accidental Eye Poke)
2019-07-20 Rafael dos Anjos Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-03-16 Gunnar Nelson Win
Decision (Split)
2018-06-23 Donald Cerrone Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-03-17 Peter Sobotta Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-09-02 Bryan Barberena Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-03-18 Vicente Luque Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-10-08 Albert Tumenov Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2016-05-08 Dominic Waters Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-12-19 Kamaru Usman Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-07-18 Pawel Pawlak Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-04-11 Seth Baczynski Win
KO (Punches)
2014-11-08 Claudio Silva Loss
Decision (Split)
2014-09-13 Shaun Taylor Win
KO (Punch)
2014-04-05 Wayne Murrie Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2013-12-14 Wendle Lewis Win
KO (Punches)
2013-09-14 Adam Boussif Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2012-12-01 Jonathan Bilton Win
TKO (Knees)
2012-11-03 Craig White Win
Technical Decision
2012-02-25 Delroy McDowell Loss
Disqualification (Illegal Knee)
2011-11-19 Pawel Zwiefka Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-06-05 Damian Zlotnicki Win
TKO (Punches)

All Leon Edwards's losses

Who all beat Leon Edwards?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2015-12-19 Kamaru Usman Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-11-08 Claudio Silva Loss
Decision (Split)
2012-02-25 Delroy McDowell Loss
Disqualification (Illegal Knee)

Leon «Rocky» Edwards Highlights

Belal «Remember the Name» Muhammad

Belal «Remember the Name» Muhammad

Belal Muhammad is an American MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Muhammad has been performing for 11 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Belal Muhammad took place on May 6, 2023 against Gilbert BurnsGilbert Burns (22 - 5 - 0).
Muhammad won by unanimous decision (UD).

Belal Muhammad vs. Gilbert Burns 

Belal Muhammad's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 27
  • Wins: 23
  • Wins by KO: 5
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 17
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0
  • No contests: 1

MMA career

How many fights did Belal Muhammad have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-05-06 Gilbert Burns Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-10-22 Sean Brady Win
TKO (Punches)
2022-04-16 Vicente Luque Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-12-18 Stephen Thompson Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-06-12 Demian Maia Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-03-13 Leon Edwards No contest
No Contest (Accidental Eye Poke)
2021-02-13 Dhiego Lima Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-06-20 Lyman Good Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-09-07 Takashi Sato Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2019-04-13 Curtis Millender Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-01-19 Geoff Neal Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-06-01 Chance Rencountre Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-11-18 Tim Means Win
Decision (Split)
2017-07-08 Jordan Mein Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-02-11 Randy Brown Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-11-12 Vicente Luque Loss
KO (Punches)
2016-09-17 Augusto Montano Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-07-07 Alan Jouban Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-04-30 Steve Carl Win
TKO (Punches)
2015-09-19 Zane Kamaka Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-03-20 Keith Johnson Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-09-13 Chris Curtis Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-03-14 A.J. Matthews Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-11-09 Garrett Gross Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-04-06 Jimmy Fritz Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-12-14 Quinton McCottrell Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-08-18 Justin Brock Win
TKO (Punches)

All Belal Muhammad's losses

Who all beat Belal Muhammad?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2019-01-19 Geoff Neal Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-11-12 Vicente Luque Loss
KO (Punches)
2016-07-07 Alan Jouban Loss
Decision (Unanimous)

Belal «Remember the Name» Muhammad Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Edwards to win: 1/2
  • Underdog
    Muhammad to win: 2/1

Prediction

Joshua Cook
Who will win: Edwards or Muhammad?

Edwards and Muhammad are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Leon Edwards will win by unanimous decision.

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