Leon Edwards previews Nate Diaz fight, wants title shot with win | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

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Published on 5.04.2021

Leon Edwards previews Nate Diaz fight, wants title shot with win | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show
Leon Edwards joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to discuss his fight against Belal Muhammad ending in a no-contest after accidentally poking Muhammad in the eye, if he thought about fighting Kamaru Usman after the fight with Muhammad and previews his upcoming fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 262.
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0:00 Leon Edwards addresses his fight vs. Belal Muhammad ending in a no-contest after an accidental eye-poke by Edwards.
3:00 Edwards reacts to the eye-poking clip being posted on the internet.
3:58 Do you feel like you have a lot of bad luck coming your way?
4:40 Edwards says he never considered a rematch against Muhammad.
7:00 Anything you think could be done to stop eye-poking during fights?
8:35 Edwards says a Colby Covington fight isn’t happening because he is “weird.”
9:30 Edwards says fighting Nate Diaz will be good for his resume.
11:00 Edwards on why he believes Diaz wants this fight.
13:00 Edwards wants to prove he is better than a lot of fighters.
15:43 Edwards on Kamaru Usman’s fight against Gilbert Burns.
17:34 How do you feel about fighting in front of a packed crowd?
20:55 Edwards thinks he will be able to defeat Diaz at UFC 262.

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