Welterweight competitors Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal will fulfill on the UFC 269 pay-per-view primary card on Dec.11 Mixed martial arts press reporter Ariel Helwani initially reported the news on Monday.
Masvidal (35-15) is ranked No. 6 in the UFC s 170- pound department while Edwards (21 -3, 1 NC) is ranked No. 3, and the 2 have history. They both combated on the UFC on ESPN 5 battle card in March2019 Throughout Masvidal s post-fight interview, he and Edwards exchange words prior to Masvidal struck Edwards with a mix and created the expression, 3 piece and a soda.
Edwards will be aiming to keep his winning streak alive and possibly make a title shot with a win over Masvidal. Edwards has actually not lost a battle because December2015 The loss was to existing champ Kamaru Usman by consentaneous choice.
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Masvidal is coming off back-to-back losses to Usman, however was riding a three-fight win streak heading into the Usman battles. All 3 of those wins were by knockout.
UFC 269 is anticipated to included 2 title battles. Light-weight champ Charles Oliveira puts his title on the line for the very first time versus previous interim champ Dustin Poirier and duel-division titleholder Amanda Nunes deals with Julianna Pena for the ladies s bantamweight champion.