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‘I Can See That Taking place’

Forward of his return on the finish of the month in the principle occasion of UFC 304, incumbent welterweight champion, Leon Edwards has welcomed a possible tremendous combat towards present light-weight kingpin, Islam Makhachev, claiming he can positively forsee a pairing between himself and the Russian quickly.

Edwards, the present undisputed welterweight champion, returns this month in Manchester, headlining UFC 304 in a rematch towards his fellow surging star, Belal Muhammad in a re-run of their official ‘No Contest’ showdown again in 2020.


Sidelined since final December, Birmingham native, Edwards most lately racked up his second profitable protection of the 170lbs championship, handing over a one-sided unanimous choice shutout win over former interim gold holder, Colby Covington.

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Leon Edwards welcomes tremendous combat with Islam Makhachev after UFC 304

And without end linked with a brilliant combat towards present pound-for-pound light-weight champion, Makhachev for his personal welterweight crown, Edwards admitted that whereas each himself and the 155lbs kingpin has some extra work to do, they may possible meet down the road.


“For positive, for positive,” Leon Edwards stated of a title combat with Islam Makhachev throughout an interview with talkSPORT. “I really feel like we’ve each acquired work to do inside our division… We’re each on comparable paths so I can see that taking place sooner or later. I want to transfer up as properly, and problem for the middleweight belt.”

Earlier this week as well, Staff Renegade MMA & BJJ mainstay, Edwards acquired a name out from former foe, Nate Diaz – who welcomed the prospect to tackle his previous rival in a welterweight championship rematch, off the again of his personal boxing win over Jorge Masvidal. 

Who would win in a future title tremendous combat: Leon Edwards or Islam Makhachev?


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