Video: Can Kamaru Usman overcome brutal KO to take UFC 286 trilogy vs. Leon Edwards?
March 15, 2023 11:Forty five am ET
Kamaru Usman has been moderately serene since his ancient a success scurry and UFC welterweight title reign came to a screeching quit courtesy of an heavenly knockout to Leon Edwards.
After decisively beating Edwards (19-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) by unanimous determination of their first stumble upon at UFC on FOX 17 in December 2015, Usman (20-2 MMA, 15-1 UFC) became as soon as neatly on top of things of the rematch at UFC 278 in August sooner than a completely-timed head kick put aside him out chilly in the fifth round.
The consequence place of living the stage for a trilogy match between the 2 sides, which takes whisper Saturday in the most considerable tournament of UFC 286 at The 02 in London. The most considerable card airs on pay-per-behold following prelims on ESPNews and ESPN+.
Moreover to to having to return into the octagon against the person that knocked him out in violent vogue, Usman is no longer easy for gold in Edwards’ native England in what’s particular to be a raucous and adverse crowd.
No topic his dominance sooner than shedding the strap, there are many questions about Usman’s psychological whisper going into a rubber match the place loads of things seem to be going against him. Can he overcome them the hurdles and earn the belt wait on round his waist?
Our “Spinning Aid Clique” panel of Brian “Goze” Garcia, Farah Hannoun and Danny Segura mentioned all of it with host “Gorgeous” George Garcia. Test out their discussion in the video above, and don’t leave out this week’s tubby episode beneath.
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