Leon Edwards defeats Kamaru Usman to win UFC welterweight title
Leon Edwards through a KO defeated Kamaru Usman to pull a surprising victory. The Briton was heading to a decision defeat when he pulled a show-stopping triumph in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Having won the opening round, Leon Edwards struggled against Kamaru Usman’s suffocating wrestling and with one minute left on the clock, he delivered a knock-off that floored “The Nigerian Nightmare.”
This is Usman’s first taste of defeat in the UFC.