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Edwards vs. Usman 3 LIVE! UFC 286 streams, fight updates, latest card results


dwards vs Usman 3 – LIVE!

The UFC returns to London tonight as Leon Edwards takes on Kamaru Usman once again inside the octagon. The pair will complete a stunning trilogy at the O2 Arena, with the welterweight title on the line.

Edwards stunned Usman with a brilliant kick in August to avenge his loss to The Nigerian Nightmare in 2015. Whether the lighting can strike twice or not remains to be seen. Usman was on course to be considered one of the greatest of all time before this loss and is not one to give up chances. Still, the home support for Edwards could be huge.

The biggest UFC event in British history has a packed card. Justin Gaethje takes on Rafael Fiziev in the co-main event, while Gunnar Nelson also returns after appearing last year. Follow UFC 286 LIVE with Standard Sport’s dedicated fight blog!

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Duncan the one trying to close the distance in the first round, looking for a big right hand.

It’s tagged here anyway! The legs have bent under him, but he responds with a huge kick of his own! Morales smiles and calls for more noise from the crowd.

A few elbows to complete Duncan’s round. It was fun.


More British hopefuls in action next.

Chris Duncan, another from Dana White’s Contender series, will bow out of the UFC. He faces Omar Morales.


Wow, that didn’t take long.

Yanal Ashmoz knocks out Sam Patterson with just 1:15 on the clock! A huge right hook followed by a left, on the ground and the young Briton came out cold.

Brutal start.


Next on the prelims is England lightweight Sam Patterson making his UFC debut.

Dana White’s Contender Series star takes on Israeli fighter Yanal Ashmoz.


Muhammad Mokaev is coming off Jafel Filho via third-round submission. Filho tapping to a bare rear choke with 18 seconds left.


The last time these two met

Let’s go back to August 2022 and watch a stunning fight and a remarkable post-fight interview.


Leon Edwards shocks the world with stunning Kamaru Usman knockout at UFC 278

Leon Edwards became just Britain’s second UFC champion after claiming the welterweight title with a last-minute shock kick to the head to beat Kamaru Usman in Salt Lake City.

The 30-year-old, from Birmingham, looked headed for defeat at Vivint Arena after being beaten by the defending champion to unleash a left kick to the side of Usman’s head, knocking his opponent out, with just one minute. fight on the left.

Edwards, who lost to Usman in 2015, is just the second Briton to become a UFC champion, following Michael Bisping in 2016.

He said in his Octagon post-fight interview, “I can’t put it into words. It’s been four long years. They all doubted me, they all said I couldn’t do it. Look at me now!”

Learn more here.


Beginning of the preliminaries

We’ve already seen plenty of action at the O2 Arena tonight.

Here’s a look at the results so far.

  • Veronica Hardy beats. Juliana Miller by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
  • Ludovit Klein and Jai Herbert fight for a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
  • Joanne Wood won. Luana Carolina by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Jake Hadley won. Malcolm Gordon via TKO (round 1, 1:01)
  • Christian Leroy Duncan defeated. Dusko Todorovic via TKO (round 1, 1:52)
  • Lerone Murphy beats. Gabriel Santos via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

The first preliminary bout, Muhammad Mokaev vs. Jafel Filho at flyweight, is next.


Edwards in a confident mood

Just over three hours before the main event. Here is what Edwards said.

I’m a better fighter than him, I’m a better striker than him and I already knocked him out so I’m going to knock him out again.


Fight prediction

It’s going to be tough for Edwards to replicate the stunning kick that stunned Usman months ago. This, you sense, was a perfect storm and the alchemy needed to replicate it is complex.

Leon Edwards shocked the world with his win over Usman in August /USA TODAY Sports

For this reason, Usman must be the favourite. On track to be considered one of the greatest of all time ahead of the loss to Edwards, Usman has the tools to get back on track.

Usman wins by knockout.

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