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Next UFC is UFC278: Usman v Edwards 2 - Official Discussion Thread

Hey everyone! Hope you enjoyed the weekend of fights. Before we move into the next UFC (Usman v Edwards 2), here's a reminder of what went down with Vera v Cruz (plus our post fight discussion thread).

Vera v Cruz Post Fight Discussion Thread

So it's on with next UFC already 🎉 and the main card is an absolute cracker, Edwards finally gets the chance to go for UFC gold (what a journey he's been on eh), Luke Rockhold returns against Paulo Costa, and Jose Aldo is on the card! Here we go with UFC278 Usman v Edwards 🇳🇬/🇺🇸/🇬🇧/🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🔥

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The next UFC is on Saturday, the 20th of August.

Kamaru Usman record is:
20-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)

Kamaru Usman is coming off a win over Colby Covington, prior to that it was a win over Jorge Masvidal.

Leon Edwards record is:
19-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)

Leon Edwards is coming off a win over Nate Diaz, prior to that it was a NC against Belal Muhammad.

The roster of fighters that these guys have beat between them is insane:

  • Nate Diaz
  • Rafael dos Anjos
  • Gunnar Nelson
  • Donald Cerrone
  • Colby Covington
  • Jorge Masvidal
  • Gilbert Burns
  • Tyron Woodley
  • Demian Maia
  • Sean Strickland

Kamaru Usman walkout song

Leon Edwards walkout song

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Usman v Edwards Main Card

Usman v Edwards Weight
Kamaru Usman vs Leon Edwards 170
Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold 185
Tyson Pedro vs Harry Hunsucker 205
José Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili 135
Marcin Tybura vs Alexandr Romanov 265

Usman v Edwards Prelims

Usman v Edwards Prelims Weight
Sean Woodson vs Luis Saldaña 145
Aoriqileng vs Jay Perrin 135
Victor Altamirano vs Daniel da Silva 125
Lucie Pudilová vs Yanan Wu 135
AJ Fletcher vs Ange Loosa 170
Amir Albazi vs Francisco Figueiredo 125
Jared Gordon vs Leonardo Santos 155
Miranda Maverick vs Shanna Young 125

Usman v Edwards Live Betting Odds

Usman v Edwards Global start times

When does Usman v Edwards go down?

  • Date is 20th August 2022.
  • Approx prelim start time is around 5:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm, 8:00pm and 1:00am (PT, MT, CT, ET & GMT)
  • Main card starts around 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm, 10:00pm and 3:00am (PT, MT, CT, ET & GMT)

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Lee Author

Gents, I think we mentioned doing a Twitter space meetup for this if you’re still up for it? @ogaddmma @louisingro @joe_mmahive @gandzmma @izzystaijutsu

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Ollie Gadd

Yeah I'm always up for it if I'm free. Drop me a message on Twitter or here with a time and I'll try to make it work

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Lee Author

Nice one gents, I was thinking Thur some time after 6 ? - will reach out to you both on Twitter DM

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Louis

I'm still up for dude

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Lee Author

Nice one gents, I was thinking Thur some time after 6 ? - will reach out to you both on Twitter DM

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Lee Author

UFC 278 Embedded goodness for ya.

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

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Gerry

Not long now boyz!!!!! It's fight day 🔥🔥🔥🔥

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Lee Author

It's gonna be a cracker - Leon looks super confident but Usman's mindset sounds unbreakable..

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Lee Author

BTSports UFC278 preview is up 😃

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Lee Author

From watching UFC embedded, looks like Costa is dealing with his weight management much better 🤷‍♂️

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