Video: Can Kamaru Usman overcome brutal KO to procure UFC 286 trilogy vs. Leon Edwards?
March 15, 2023 11: 45 am ET
Kamaru Usman has been somewhat amassed since his historical a hit hump and UFC welterweight title reign came to a screeching quit courtesy of a surprising knockout to Leon Edwards.
After decisively beating Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) by unanimous resolution in their first stumble upon at UFC on FOX 17 in December 2015, Usman (20-2 MMA, 15-1 UFC) used to be effectively up to flee of the rematch at UFC 278 in August ahead of a completely-timed head kick put him out cold in the fifth round.
The result region the stage for a trilogy match between the two sides, which takes affirm Saturday in the main match of UFC 286 at The 02 in London. The first card airs on pay-per-look following prelims on ESPNews and ESPN+.
Moreover to to having to return into the octagon in opposition to the particular person who knocked him out in violent vogue, Usman is tense for gold in Edwards’ native England in what’s determined to be a raucous and adversarial crowd.
No topic his dominance earlier than losing the strap, there are many questions about Usman’s mental affirm going into a rubber match where just a few elements appear to be going in opposition to him. Can he overcome them the hurdles and salvage the belt abet round his waist?
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