UFC Vegas 21 poster released, featuring Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad

Leon Edwards | Esther Lin, MMA FightingBelal Muhammad has his first UFC main event poster. The budding welterweight contender takes on top-five ranked Leon Edwards on March 13 in the headlining bout of UFC Vegas 21, which takes place at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Just weeks away from @Leon_edwardsmma's return to the Octagon!Your official #UFCVegas21 poster has landed pic.twitter.com/s84jh5nLU9— UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) February 26, 2021 Muhammad makes a quick turnaround after winning a lopsided decision against Dhiego Lima at UFC 258 on Feb. 13. That victory made it four straight for “Remember the Name,” who has also seen his hand raised in eight of his past nine fights. He steps in as a replacement for Khamzat Chimaev and puts his streak on the line against Edwards, who has beaten eight consecutive opponents. This will be Edwards’ first fight since defeating Rafael dos Anjos at a UFC on ESPN show on July 20, 2019. See the updated lineup for UFC Vegas 21 below (bout order still to be determined): Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart Ben Rothwell vs. Philipe Lins Misha Cirkunov vs. Ryan Spann Dan Ige vs. Gavin Tucker Jinh Yu Frey vs. Gloria de Paula Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Matheus Nicolau Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Ricardo Ramos Rani Yahya vs. Ray Rodriguez Don Madge vs. Nasrat Haqparast Charles Jourdain vs. Marcelo Rojo Cortney Casey vs. JJ Aldrich

UFC Vegas 21 poster released, featuring Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad
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Leon Edwards | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Belal Muhammad has his first UFC main event poster.

The budding welterweight contender takes on top-five ranked Leon Edwards on March 13 in the headlining bout of UFC Vegas 21, which takes place at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

Muhammad makes a quick turnaround after winning a lopsided decision against Dhiego Lima at UFC 258 on Feb. 13. That victory made it four straight for “Remember the Name,” who has also seen his hand raised in eight of his past nine fights.

He steps in as a replacement for Khamzat Chimaev and puts his streak on the line against Edwards, who has beaten eight consecutive opponents. This will be Edwards’ first fight since defeating Rafael dos Anjos at a UFC on ESPN show on July 20, 2019.

See the updated lineup for UFC Vegas 21 below (bout order still to be determined):

Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad

Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart

Ben Rothwell vs. Philipe Lins

Misha Cirkunov vs. Ryan Spann

Dan Ige vs. Gavin Tucker

Jinh Yu Frey vs. Gloria de Paula

Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Matheus Nicolau

Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Ricardo Ramos

Rani Yahya vs. Ray Rodriguez

Don Madge vs. Nasrat Haqparast

Charles Jourdain vs. Marcelo Rojo

Cortney Casey vs. JJ Aldrich

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