Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev has been booked.
Yes, just after being removed from the UFC rankings, UFC boss Dana White came to terms with Edwards for this fight that is expected to headline a December 19th Fight Night Event.
White made the news official during a Friday appearance on “The Jim Rome Show.
Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Set For Upcoming UFC Event
This will be Edwards’ first fight since beating Rafael dos Anjos in July 2019. He’s on an eight-fight winning streak.
Chimaev has bursted on the scene with some amazing performances. He made his promotional debut at UFC on ESPN 13 by defeating John Phillips in dominant fashion. Chimaev picked up his second promotional victory, finishing Rhys McKee in the first round at UFC on ESPN 14 just 10 days later.
He just destroyed Gerald Meerschaert at the UFC On ESPN+ 36 event in Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX.
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