Leon Edwards is quite certain that he will be fighting Kamaru Usman at UFC 286 in London.
Leon Edwards defeated Kamaru Usman in their second match to win the UFC Welterweight championship. Now, he revealed that he is training for the trilogy match against the former champion at UFC’s PPV event in London.
The champion is very sure that the fight will take place on March 18 in London only despite the rumors of Kamaru Usman’s hand injury.
Edwards recently had a chat with Michael Bisping, where he stated that he is 100% fighting Usman in London. He also added that his team talked with UFC, and they confirmed that the fight is still on.
Leon Edwards is currently focused on the trilogy bout and is training to counter Usman for the second consecutive time.
UFC is yet to announce Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman III officially for UFC 286 in London on March 18. But, Usman’s manager Ali Abdelaziz also hinted that the fight is on, and Usman will try to regain the welterweight title at UFC 286.
Now, it remains to be seen whether the result of their bout will be different from UFC 278’s main event or not.