"It's ruining the sport I love so much!" Leon Edwards on Colby ducking, Usman v Masvidal 2 and Covid

Publicat pe 19 feb. 2021
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Leon Edwards speaks to Adam Catterall at length about the trials of the last year as fights have called apart due to the pandemic, he has suffered with Covid and his struggles to get a new opponent after calling out Colby Covington and Nate Diaz!
He faces Belal Muhammad on March 13 on `BT Sport.
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  • Ryan

    Ryan

    Acum 10 ore

    This interview is rl af. I am on the LE wagon. Legend

  • Gary Newis

    Gary Newis

    Acum 10 ore

    First ufc fights were tougher,there’s more flash and padding now,good to watch still

  • Gary Newis

    Gary Newis

    Acum 10 ore

    Would have liked Colby vs Edwards still

  • Gary Newis

    Gary Newis

    Acum 10 ore

    Either way,there’s some great rivalry fights amongst the top of the welterweight division now,just need to see more fights again,in the early ufc we used to see more fights for one person in one night than they do for a year or two now

  • Gary Newis

    Gary Newis

    Acum 10 ore

    Wouldn’t have liked Colby vs Edwards,but Colby promised and set on the winner

  • Alan D Mystic

    Alan D Mystic

    Acum 2 Zile

    No,3 asking fight all , travesty hasn't been on last year,com Irish don't like Connor, level there levels, Colby refuses I was Colby thinking that get me me top 2or 3. Last fight didn't happen pity but Dana hiding this English man all best love from Irish fan. See u few this year 🤾☯️⚒️☘️🌋🤛💪⛓️

  • TeknoGuy

    TeknoGuy

    Acum 2 Zile

    Colby vs Edwards and Usman vs Masvidal in the Same card would be a dream main card 😍🤩😍

  • TeknoGuy

    TeknoGuy

    Acum 2 Zile

    Great interview! Smash some likes u greedy mofos

  • Dixie Normass

    Dixie Normass

    Acum 2 Zile

    Didn't leon duck wonderboy and only had 1 fight in 2 years? 🤔
    Dont mention ducking pal u look abit daft !!

  • bluelabel Kim

    bluelabel Kim

    Acum 2 Zile

    This dude ducking wonder boy cause he was lower in rankings and now he criticizing Colby for doing exactly what he did to wonder boy.

    • Calcobra21

      Calcobra21

      Acum o Zi

      watch the interview

  • Robert Napolitano

    Robert Napolitano

    Acum 2 Zile

    Gilbert next 💯

  • David Atwood

    David Atwood

    Acum 2 Zile

    I'm glad colby didnt accept the leon Scott fight, he already fought backwards w Woodley...he has every right to wait for either masvidal or usman 2... both fights are fights the fans wanna see.

  • Robert Napolitano

    Robert Napolitano

    Acum 2 Zile

    Colby vs Gilbert LFG!!!

  • Joe Garrison

    Joe Garrison

    Acum 2 Zile

    Didn't Leon duck wonderboy for the same exact reasons?

    • Calcobra21

      Calcobra21

      Acum o Zi

      watch the interview

  • Michael

    Michael

    Acum 2 Zile

    Adam gave the perfect scenario. Assuming Leon beats Belal, have Leon vs Colby as a #1 contender fight on the Usman vs Masvidal card.

  • Direct Democracy

    Direct Democracy

    Acum 2 Zile

    both colby and masvidal are ducking this guy.........

  • Mel Mullins

    Mel Mullins

    Acum 2 Zile

    Shoe horned...what an excellent analogy...of course, I've had a few beers 🤪

  • catfish Billy

    catfish Billy

    Acum 3 Zile

    Wonderboy Is injured . ... like Leon hasn't been offered the fight 3 times plus

  • Gavin Vail

    Gavin Vail

    Acum 3 Zile

    Imagine if rugby or football teams turned down matches.

  • Manny Marin

    Manny Marin

    Acum 3 Zile

    Hey I am not a Colby fan or something but I wanna be honest. I remember during 2020 when he was turning down fights to the point they were gonna drop him from the rankings if he did not fight khamzat. Also Colby has fought 3 times since Leon fought so I don't think he has the right to act entitled at all. Also if people say he has not fought in a while because of the khamzat fight being remade not really, that fight was originally for December.

  • Est.Sar. 92

    Est.Sar. 92

    Acum 3 Zile

    All this bullshit about Fight 'bussines' is killing the sport. If now are the fighters who chose their fights, what sense does have the rankings?

  • Pure Gold

    Pure Gold

    Acum 3 Zile

    A fightbetween colby and Leon would bang no lie

  • TheDOE 5

    TheDOE 5

    Acum 3 Zile

    8:48 I felt that

  • BEAM Group

    BEAM Group

    Acum 3 Zile

    Leon made 1 mistake, and it was saying he didn’t want to fight WB publicly

  • Shaun Mai

    Shaun Mai

    Acum 3 Zile

    Colbys egos betrayed him. The moment he saw Usman call out masividal, he should have seen he only has one fight that makes sense and that’s Leon. Him playing villain denying Leon didn’t hurt anyone but himself. Maybe he can fight wonderboy now. Lol He doesn’t have many choices aside that or wait a year.

  • Sepher

    Sepher

    Acum 3 Zile

    who wouldve predicted that in 2021, everyone would be sitting out and Leon would be hounding deep down the division trying to find an opponent.

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      He shouldn't have ducked wonderboy

  • Zaheer Dawood

    Zaheer Dawood

    Acum 3 Zile

    Noone cares for Leon..... not surprising no one in the top 5 wants to fight him.

  • C W

    C W

    Acum 3 Zile

    Who is this guy?

  • Jenas Kumbi

    Jenas Kumbi

    Acum 3 Zile

    It’s so unfair for him to sit on the sidelines. I wish the best for him.

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      He ducked Wonderboy like 5 times,PUBLICLY, now he has no choice to but to fight whomever they want to put in front of him, he put himself in this position

  • THE TRUTH ALWAYS

    THE TRUTH ALWAYS

    Acum 4 Zile

    Usman vs Leon for da strap July 👊🏻

    • TheDOE 5

      TheDOE 5

      Acum 4 Zile

      Usman might fight only one more time this year and it won't be with Leon. I hope he does by this year.

  • Contour Plastering Tiling & Plumbing

    Contour Plastering Tiling & Plumbing

    Acum 4 Zile

    Leon looks like hes in heaven

  • James G

    James G

    Acum 4 Zile

    Colby made a mistake not fighting Edwards, I think he would of run over him but Edwards ducked Wonderboy so he’s just as guilty

  • Dave

    Dave

    Acum 4 Zile

    Big respect to the Birmingham man 0121 future champ

  • Ryan Winsor

    Ryan Winsor

    Acum 4 Zile

    Wasn’t he ducking people for about a year? Has everyone forgot??

  • Daniel Louis

    Daniel Louis

    Acum 4 Zile

    Leon Edwards is the only real contender for the title right now.

  • Dylan Harrington

    Dylan Harrington

    Acum 4 Zile

    Whatever happens in his next fight, I hope Leon gets more active.

  • Matthew O’Malley

    Matthew O’Malley

    Acum 4 Zile

    Leon gives out about Colby not accepting short notice fight with him even tho leon declined short notice fight against usman last July

  • M CJ

    M CJ

    Acum 4 Zile

    Is that a Birmingham accent?

  • Air Jump

    Air Jump

    Acum 4 Zile

    This guy declined wonxerboy before and chimaev and now he’s begging

  • Matthew Lowdon

    Matthew Lowdon

    Acum 4 Zile

    Fair play, Leon. We have all had a tough time these last 12 months, but just think if Leon had beaten Tyron (which I suspect he would have) he would have had the biggest paying fight of his career for a title. Instead he earned 0£ from fighting and has to start again.

  • CDH2020 1

    CDH2020 1

    Acum 4 Zile

    Leon wait for khamzat or fight WB

  • Burraq 1.0

    Burraq 1.0

    Acum 4 Zile

    Leon turned down wonderboy when he wanted to fight him because wonderboy is ranked lower than him and now everybody is ducking leon when leon wants to fight i love it nobody treats wonderboy like that

  • martyn spooner

    martyn spooner

    Acum 4 Zile

    Yeah I wish more people would get behind Leon he deserves it, hope he returns soon.

  • Silver Back

    Silver Back

    Acum 5 Zile

    I feel for Leon, he always seems to be in wrong place at wrong time and I also think UK fighters get a back burner position if they aren't calling out people on socials constantly. He's only got to beat either, Coby, masvidal or burns now and he's title shot. All names mentioned are his equal.

  • chris bennett

    chris bennett

    Acum 5 Zile

    Its justa shame he has the charisma of a Fish, top fighter but just cant talk his way into a decent fight.

  • Benjamin Richard

    Benjamin Richard

    Acum 5 Zile

    Colby would schmangle Leon!

  • Matthew Daniel

    Matthew Daniel

    Acum 5 Zile

    I don’t feel bad for him his performances are all so boring and he doesn’t build any traction w anyone outside of the octagon like what did he expect?

  • Santiago Loaiza

    Santiago Loaiza

    Acum 5 Zile

    He is too good but will not bring the money unless his country gets behind him. MMA should be in the Olympics to try to keep money out of it as much as possible.

  • Scott Hamilton

    Scott Hamilton

    Acum 5 Zile

    Got to respect Leon! He’s a fantastic striker

  • Amrit

    Amrit

    Acum 5 Zile

    @btsports keep the natural environment at the back of the interviewed. looks artificial. leon is looking like a reptile here.

  • deez zzz

    deez zzz

    Acum 5 Zile

    Nobody wants to watch this guy fight.

  • Steffen Ward

    Steffen Ward

    Acum 5 Zile

    This guy wasnt made to talk lol

  • k c

    k c

    Acum 5 Zile

    the frustrations? didn't he refuse fights during this lay off? I clearly remember him refusing to fight I'm sure. We make our bed and then we lay in it... good fighter still, look forward to his return.

    • k c

      k c

      Acum 2 Zile

      @Sammy Mams seriously? yeah poor Leon. SMH 🤣

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      Bro, he refused to fight Wonderboy 5 times 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣get out of here

  • Con G

    Con G

    Acum 5 Zile

    I don’t get why this man gets so much hate

  • M Hawkes

    M Hawkes

    Acum 5 Zile

    Leon Edwards, pride of England at Welterweight. 👊🏻

  • IronReef77

    IronReef77

    Acum 5 Zile

    Would have been a tricky situation cause if Leon went out there and totally schooled Khamzat, they would have just said he was too green.

  • AMAZIN MICKEY

    AMAZIN MICKEY

    Acum 5 Zile

    He needs to talk more 💩 to get the fans interested

  • Alcazar jones

    Alcazar jones

    Acum 5 Zile

    2years 0 fight why fight a guy like him he deserve nothing

  • freddie bill

    freddie bill

    Acum 5 Zile

    Why not try Michael chiesa??

  • Adrian Cecil

    Adrian Cecil

    Acum 5 Zile

    Big up Rocky. Smash Belal and then get that title shot.

  • Squirrel Master

    Squirrel Master

    Acum 5 Zile

    Till, Aspinall and Edwards... Gimme gimme gimme!
    Some exciting fighters from England right now

  • Ragnar 05

    Ragnar 05

    Acum 5 Zile

    😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 Colby ducking ???that's rich coming from a guy who has fought once in 2 years 😂😂😂

  • Metal_Dave

    Metal_Dave

    Acum 5 Zile

    Too many fighters want to protect their precious rankings by ducking fighters such as Leon. Much respect to him for accepting a lower ranked opponent as that is a risk few other fighters are willing to take. He is capable of matching up against any other top 5 fighter in the division and then getting the title shot he deserves but he is showing more desire to compete than many others. Best wishes for the next fight!
    P.s I love the way he says Khamzat Kaz-Matt 😂

  • sidgeaberration

    sidgeaberration

    Acum 5 Zile

    Give Masvidal the chicken tikka masala with half rice half chips.

  • Hyper Borea

    Hyper Borea

    Acum 5 Zile

    Good luck

  • Moeketsi Thabang Siziba

    Moeketsi Thabang Siziba

    Acum 5 Zile

    masvidal cant beat leon or colby.. no debate about it

  • 1.4142

    1.4142

    Acum 5 Zile

    i'd like to see the background

  • abhinav gupta

    abhinav gupta

    Acum 5 Zile

    He ignored Stephen..even a call out... Then he speaking of colby that's straight down hypocrite...u do and get what u do to others... 🤨🤨

  • Virender Chaubey

    Virender Chaubey

    Acum 5 Zile

    Then why he ducked Wonderboy when Wonderboy was calling him out.

    • Faux

      Faux

      Acum o Zi

      He never did, wondeboy has broken hands he was joking he literally says it in here

  • CUBAZA

    CUBAZA

    Acum 5 Zile

    Leon vs masvidal is the fight to make because they got history they needa settle it

  • Kennneth Ronan

    Kennneth Ronan

    Acum 5 Zile

    There not gettin this man a fight

    • Bernardo Melendez

      Bernardo Melendez

      Acum 4 Zile

      Could have taken the Wonderboy fight when it was initially on the table last year though, hindsight is 20/20 but surely that would have made more sense than Khamzat or Belal. Leon didn't take the Usman fight on short notice because he wanted a full camp, but now criticizes Colby for basically the same thing. I feel sympathy for the way the Tyron fight got cancelled, but outside of that some of this has been a result of Leon holding out for the perfect fight for too long. It's good to finally see him back though, he can spice the top of the division with a decisive win over Belal, but if it's a close decision his position won't improve that much.

  • Bobby Mayo

    Bobby Mayo

    Acum 5 Zile

    Layout Leon

  • Randall Webster

    Randall Webster

    Acum 5 Zile

    Colby doesn't take the leon fight because leom doesn't deserve it. He hasn't fought in so long and when ever he gets a fight it ends up not happening.

  • county bullet

    county bullet

    Acum 5 Zile

    Excited to see Leon back in the cage 👍. Let's Go !!!

  • Devin Ryan

    Devin Ryan

    Acum 5 Zile

    Colby is such a hypocrite saying people ducking him. Mans is ducking Leon so much

  • The Six Angel Cried Out

    The Six Angel Cried Out

    Acum 5 Zile

    Leon the Grim Reaper cuz everybody scared to see him in the ring

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      @The Six Angel Cried Out homie even lost to Tyron Woodley🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣😂😂😂😂😭😭😭😭😭

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      @The Six Angel Cried Out what a dumb answer, he ran away from WB coz he'd kill him?? Lmao he ran away from Khamzat even, now that Khamzat is out he's got balls??? 🤣🤣🤣Loser

    • The Six Angel Cried Out

      The Six Angel Cried Out

      Acum 3 Zile

      he would kill wonderboy

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      Lmao same way he ducked Wonderboy 5 times 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣😭😭😭😭Loser

  • E Pang

    E Pang

    Acum 5 Zile

    The successful screwdriver initially hover because lilac regrettably stamp apud a ubiquitous silk. dependent, rebel deborah

  • fitcampguy videos

    fitcampguy videos

    Acum 5 Zile

    Leon could get the title shot if he could talk good on the mic instead he talking about his struggle and blah blah blah

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      @fitcampguy videos he's literally clowning himself coz everything he's saying in there about Colby running is literally describing his situation with WB 🤣🤣🤣

    • fitcampguy videos

      fitcampguy videos

      Acum 3 Zile

      @Sammy Mams lol and even wonderboy who rank lower than him seem to be getting the title shot before him 🤣. I want to see leon do go but he need to come off the mic he sinking his self .

    • Sammy Mams

      Sammy Mams

      Acum 3 Zile

      Plus he ducked Wonderboy publicly, now he's here so he should stop crying and fight

  • swinnyd

    swinnyd

    Acum 5 Zile

    it's a popularity contest.. the best should fight the best. shouldn't have a choice to deny fights.. unless its a real good reason

  • Charles

    Charles

    Acum 5 Zile

    Colby and masvidal have to be the 2 biggest bitches in the ufc right about now

  • TheDOE 5

    TheDOE 5

    Acum 5 Zile

    Mark this comment
    Leon Edwards will be champ the day he beats Usman.

  • BEATDOWN MMA

    BEATDOWN MMA

    Acum 5 Zile

    HE KNOW THAT VS CHAMAEV HE GONNA LOSS AND THAT GONNA BE END OF HIS CARIERA

  • BEATDOWN MMA

    BEATDOWN MMA

    Acum 5 Zile

    WONDERBOY PEOPLE CHAMPION

  • BEATDOWN MMA

    BEATDOWN MMA

    Acum 5 Zile

    FORGAT 14 DEFENDS ON JON JONES AND 28 WINS AND MORE

  • BEATDOWN MMA

    BEATDOWN MMA

    Acum 5 Zile

    USMAN WANT MASVIDAL BECAUSE THAT IS EASY FIGHT FOR USMAN WONDERBOY SMASH HIM USMAN SMASH HIM WHAT MASVIDAL DO IN RANKING 1 TO 5 BECAUSE BEAT NATE DIAZ GIVE A SHUT UP

  • BEATDOWN MMA

    BEATDOWN MMA

    Acum 5 Zile

    APRIL FOR WONDERBOY IS NOT TO LONG DUD

  • BEATDOWN MMA

    BEATDOWN MMA

    Acum 5 Zile

    AND HO WANT TO SEE USMAN VS MASVIDAL 5 ROUND ON GROUND IF I AM IN UFC MASVIDAL GONNA BE RANK 10 NATE DIAZ WOW BIG WIN MCGREGOR BEAT HIM ALL WANT BIG PAY DAY ONLY WONDERBOY BEAT HEAVY FIGHTERS UNRESPECTED WONDERBOY FROM UFC WAS BIGGEST

  • ItsRedPanty Nite

    ItsRedPanty Nite

    Acum 5 Zile

    I love Leon, but Jorge is the one who’s ducking him. Why would Colby take a short notice fight when he’s already next in line

  • Draco Blitz

    Draco Blitz

    Acum 5 Zile

    Are people forgetting that Leon was ducking everyone as well? He flat out refused Wonderboy a couple of months ago.
    He only took Chimaev because he was forced out of the rankings, that threat probably applies for Belal too.

  • Jiva Daya

    Jiva Daya

    Acum 5 Zile

    This is a bush league sport and it shows now more than ever. Adam brings out the best in fighters during interviews. Now looking forward to seeing Leon flatten all who step in his way.

  • Colin Conway

    Colin Conway

    Acum 6 Zile

    so leon turns down fights because the terms don't suit him and rightly so but then complains when other people won't fight him because it doesn't suit them???

    • prosper Lkg

      prosper Lkg

      Acum 5 Zile

      They're all in the top 5 they should face each other

  • Justin Chambers

    Justin Chambers

    Acum 6 Zile

    So gassed Leon is finally going to be fighting 👌🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

  • Le Libérateur

    Le Libérateur

    Acum 6 Zile

    Great interview, Leon has turn things around and the English media seemed to be rooting for him as they should.

  • RonaldReaganJr

    RonaldReaganJr

    Acum 6 Zile

    Hypocrite. All this coming from the guy who turned down wonderboy .

    • Luke Bennett

      Luke Bennett

      Acum 5 Zile

      and he was offered the title shot before that so he didnt want to fight a non contender

    • RaspberryCream

      RaspberryCream

      Acum 5 Zile

      He was NEVER offered Wonderboy

  • Timothy Schule

    Timothy Schule

    Acum 6 Zile

    I like Leon but Colby ain’t ducking lol dude is no 1 ww right now. It’s all risk for Colby and he’s already taken his risks. Time to get Usman in the cage with him for part 2

  • Kano Ball

    Kano Ball

    Acum 6 Zile

    well to be fair leon turned down wonderboy he should have taken that fight

  • ThAdonis

    ThAdonis

    Acum 6 Zile

    Masvidal sucker punches him- coward move. Then ducks him- coward move.
    Double coward.

  • Aledjo hope

    Aledjo hope

    Acum 6 Zile

    Covington and Masvidal keep ducking real fighters makes UFC so disappointing. I thought UFC stand for Ultimate Fighting Championship. Them two make it look cowardly bad.

  • Yasir Baig

    Yasir Baig

    Acum 6 Zile

    Fighters like Colby ruin this organization

    • Mel Mullins

      Mel Mullins

      Acum 2 Zile

      This organization doesn't condone meek leftists, crybabies, drama queens, so know this 🤓

    • WILLIAMS F1 RACING.

      WILLIAMS F1 RACING.

      Acum 6 Zile

      Yep and those like Leon do what they are told when told. 💯

  • en bonj

    en bonj

    Acum 6 Zile

    Best the UKs got and we got no reason to not be fully supporting this man. Ffs get him in the cage!