bAK in August, 2022 Leon Edwards Kamru made the unattainable potential by hitting Usman with a single kick to the pinnacle. This successfully made him the UFC Welterweight Champion nevertheless it did way more than that. The English fighter had been making an attempt to get his arms on that belt for years, and he lastly did it in probably the most unlikely of the way. Throughout the 5-round combat, Osman clearly had the higher hand as he dominated the playing cards. Solely a last-round knockout gave Edwards the win, and that is precisely what occurred. The complete MMA world watched as some of the influential welterweights of all time was lastly defeated.
Kamru Usman did not complain in regards to the defeat, he was a gentleman about it however he clearly needs his rematch. UFC President Dana White finally introduced that the combat was going down in England on 18 March throughout the firm’s subsequent journey to London. Edwards is about to defend his belt in opposition to Usman at UFC 286 in what guarantees to be one for the historical past books. Will Kamaru Usman reclaim his title or will Leon Edwards efficiently defend what he received in surprising vogue final yr? In an amazing occasion, Justin Gaethje will face Rafael Fizziev.
What about Khamzat Chimayev?
This will probably be a welterweight title combat as Khamzat Chimayev is ready within the nook, searching for his shot on the title as nicely. Regardless of losing a few pounds throughout his most up-to-date bout in the identical division, he has repeatedly said that he intends to have a shot on the title. Whoever wins this combat will probably be Khamzat Chimayev’s subsequent opponent, whether or not it is Leon Edwards or Kamaru Usman, it would not matter to the Chechen fighter. In latest months, it was reported that only a few individuals had been prepared to go together with him within the octagon as a result of they had been weary of what he may do to them. We’ll take a look at that idea the following time he fights.