UFC 278’s Leon Edwards hopes to make first title coverage in UK against ‘bum’ Jorge Masvidal

Leon Edwards already has his first title coverage in ideas ahead of his welterweight title bout with Kamaru Usman at UFC 278.

The Brit hopes to fight ‘bum’ Jorge Masvidal in the UK should he get earlier Usman inside the UFC 278 primary event and take the belt once more space to England.

Edwards and Masvidal have unfinished business dating once more to 2019 when the pair got proper right into a scuffle in the back of the scenes at UFC London following their respective victories over Gunnar Nelson and Darren Till.

Each and every men had been expected to meet ultimate 12 months at UFC 269, on the other hand Masvidal withdrew as a result of harm, and the fight was once referred to as off.

8 months later, ‘Rocky’ has reignited their competition inside the hopes of setting up his first title coverage against ‘Gamebred’ in the UK.

“That guy is a bum, I didn’t see his title out on the other hand he’s a bum anyway,” Edwards prompt talkSPORT ahead of UFC 278. He’s merely searching for every other title shot, on the other hand I’ll grant him his need after this fight. I want it in the UK, I’ll give the bum the danger to go back fight for the title merely to show everyone how s*** he is.”

It’s a good shout from Edwards, on the other hand the Body of workers Renegade ability should look forward to finding himself in an instantaneous rematch with Usman should he dethrone the latter on Saturday.

UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards II takes place this evening, Aug. 20, at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake The town, Utah.

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