Leon Edwards

Leon "Rocky" Edwards

First Name: Leon Last Name: Edwards
Nickname: Rocky
Date of Birth: Aug 25, 1991 Age: 32
Weight: 75.8 Height: 188.0
Reach: 188.0
Location: Erdington, West Midlands England
Hometown: Erdington, West Midlands England
Fighting Styles:
Affiliations: Ultimate Training Centre Birmingham
Fight Stats
Record 23 - 3, 2 NC Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 28 fights Professional Fights 28 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 13 years
Days Last Fought 193 days Rounds Fought 76 rounds
Finish Wins 12 finishes Finish Losses 0 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 52 % Finish Loss Percentage 0 %
Knockout Wins 5 KOs Knockout Losses 0 KO losses
TKO Wins 3 TKOs TKO Losses 0 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 34 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 0 %
Submission Wins 4 subs Submission Losses 0 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 17 % Submission Loss Percentage 0 %
Decision Wins 11 decision wins Decision Losses 2 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 47 % Decision Loss Percentage 66 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 8 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 1 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 1 SD wins Split Decision Losses 1 SD losses

Upcoming Fight

Leon Edwards

(23 - 3, 2 NC)

UFC 296

December 16, 2023 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Professional Fights

Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(22 - 3, 2 NC)

UFC 286

March 18, 2023 Saturday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

O2 Arena, London, Greater London, England

Decision (Majority) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Kamaru Usman
Loss

Kamaru Usman

(20 - 2)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(21 - 3, 2 NC)

UFC 278

August 20, 2022 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

KO (Head Kick) Round: 5 Time: 4:04

Kamaru Usman
Loss

Kamaru Usman

(20 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(20 - 3, 2 NC)

UFC 263

June 12, 2021 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Nate Diaz
Loss

Nate Diaz

(22 - 12)
Leon Edwards
NC

Leon Edwards

(20 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 187

March 13, 2021 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

No Contest (Accidental Eye Poke) Round: 2 Time: 0:18

Belal Muhammad
NC

Belal Muhammad

(18 - 3)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(19 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC on ESPN 4

July 20, 2019 Saturday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Rafael dos Anjos
Loss

Rafael dos Anjos

(29 - 11)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(18 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 147

March 16, 2019 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

The O2 Arena, London, Greater London, England

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Gunnar Nelson
Loss

Gunnar Nelson

(17 - 3 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(17 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 132

June 23, 2018 Saturday
7 AM ET / 4 AM PT

Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Donald Cerrone
Loss

Donald Cerrone

(33 - 10, 1 NC)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(16 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 127

March 17, 2018 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

O2 Arena, London, Greater London, England

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 4:59

Peter Sobotta
Loss

Peter Sobotta

(17 - 5 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(15 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 115

September 02, 2017 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Bryan Barberanna
Loss

Bryan Barberanna

(14 - 4)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(14 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 107

March 18, 2017 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

O2 Arena, London, England, United Kingdom

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Vicente Luque
Loss

Vicente Luque

(11 - 5 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(13 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC 204

October 08, 2016 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Manchester Arena, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 3:01

Albert Tumenov
Loss

Albert Tumenov

(17 - 3)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(12 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 87

May 08, 2016 Sunday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Dominick Waters
Loss

Dominick Waters

(10 - 4)
Leon Edwards
Loss

Leon Edwards

(12 - 2, 1 NC)

UFC on Fox 17

December 19, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(11 - 2, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 72

July 18, 2015 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Pawel Pawlak
Loss

Pawel Pawlak

(11 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(10 - 2, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 64

April 11, 2015 Saturday
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT

Krakow Arena, Krakow, Lesser Poland, Poland

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 0:08

Seth Baczynski
Loss

Seth Baczynski

(18 - 10)
Leon Edwards
Loss

Leon Edwards

(10 - 1, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 56

November 08, 2014 Saturday
10:30 PM ET / 7:30 PM PT

Tancredo Neves Municipal Gymnasium, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(9 - 1, 1 NC)

BAMMA 16

September 13, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

KO (Punch) Round: 3 Time: 3:30

Sean Taylor
Loss

Sean Taylor

(7 - 0)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(8 - 1, 1 NC)

BAMMA 15

April 05, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Copper Box Arena, London, England

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:13

Wayne Murrie
Loss

Wayne Murrie

(17 - 5 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(7 - 1, 1 NC)

BAMMA 14

December 14, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

LG Arena, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:20

Wendle Lewis
Loss

Wendle Lewis

(6 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(6 - 1, 1 NC)

BAMMA 13

September 14, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Birmingham Indoor National Arena, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:10

Adam Bousoff
Loss

Adam Bousoff

(3 - 1)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(5 - 1, 1 NC)

BAMMA 11

December 01, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

TKO (Knees) Round: 2 Time: 1:11

Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(4 - 1, 1 NC)

SAH 14

November 03, 2012 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Exmouth Pavilion, Exeter, Devon, England

Technical Decision Round: 2 Time: 5:00

Craig White
Loss

Craig White

(6 - 4)
Leon Edwards
Loss

Leon Edwards

(4 - 0, 1 NC)

Fight UK 6

February 25, 2012 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Athena, Leicester, Leicestshire, England

DQ (Illegal Knee) Round: 3 Time: 2:40

Delroy McDowell
Win

Delroy McDowell

(2 - 0)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(3 - 0, 1 NC)

Fight UK 5

November 19, 2011 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Athena, Leicester, Leicestshire, England

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Pawel Zwiefka
Loss

Pawel Zwiefka

(DEBUT)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(2 - 0, 1 NC)

Fight UK 4

June 05, 2011 Sunday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Liquid Night Club, Leicester, Leicestshire, England

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:15

Damian Zlotnicki
Loss

Damian Zlotnicki

(1 - 0)
Leon Edwards
NC

Leon Edwards

(1 - 0)

Budo 1

March 19, 2011 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Ramada Jarvis Hotel, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

No Contest (Accidental Injury) Round: 1 Time: 2:00

Scott Kimblin
NC

Scott Kimblin

(DEBUT)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(1 - 0)

Budo 1

March 19, 2011 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Ramada Jarvis Hotel, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 0:08

Jamie Hughes
Loss

Jamie Hughes

(DEBUT)
Leon Edwards
Win

Leon Edwards

(DEBUT)

Bushido Challenge 2

April 03, 2010 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Harvey Hadden Sports Complex, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Submission (Armbar) Round: 2 Time: 1:30

Carl Booth
Loss

Carl Booth

(1 - 1)