Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Leon Edwards is one of the best fighters in the UFC's welterweight division. He is a British-Jamaican fighter and has been professionally fighting since 2011. The 29-year-old has experience in fighting for a wide range of competitions like the BAMMA in his native England. As of 2021, he sits at #3 in UFC welterweight rankings.

Leon Edwards: UFC Career

Edwards made his UFC debut in the year 2014, where he was up against Cláudio Silva at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint Preux. He started his career with a loss against his opponent via a split decision. Later, he defeated notable names like Donald Cerrone, Vicente Luque, and Dominic Waters to name a few.

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - JULY 20: Leon Edwards of Jamaica is interviewed after defeating Rafael Dos Anjos of Brazil by unanimous decision in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at AT&T Center on July 20, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

In his career, the fighter has given a lot of terrific performances en route to an eight-fight winning streak. After his last fight against Belal Muhammad ended via no contest, he is scheduled to face Nate Diaz at UFC 262 on May 15, 2021. He holds a record of 10-2 (1 NC) in his UFC career.

Leon Edwards: Fighting Style

The British-Jamaican fighter holds a violent approach to fighting inside the octagon. He likes to dominate his opponents and makes sure he finishes off his fights as soon as possible.


He is known for his striking accuracy and grappling moves. 'Rocky' has claimed nine finishes and nine decisions to make up his 18 wins.

Leon Edwards: Achievements

Edwards holds a stellar record of 18-3-0 (1 NC) in his MMA career. His list of accomplishments and achievements is way too long and spectacular. He is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Apart from that, the fighter has won one Performance of the Night award in the UFC. It came in his second UFC outing against Seth Baczynski.

Leon Edwards: Net Worth and Salary 2021


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Edwards has estimated career earnings of  $65,000 according to Tapology.

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NationalityBritish Jamaican
 Residence Erdington, West Midlands, England
MMA Record18-3-0
Active Win Streak0
Net Worth NA
 Weight/Division171 lb/welterweight
 Marital Status/Partner Name NA/NA