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Who Is Fighter Leon Edwards Dating Now? Jamaican Born Mixed Martial Artist Relationship Timeline


Leon Edwards ranks 2nd at UFC welterweight rankings, April 2022
Leon Edwards ranks 2nd at UFC welterweight rankings, April 2022

As interested as his fans are in his UFC profession and battling, they have no ill will when they spy on Leon Edwards's relationships and girlfriend.

On Saturday, the UFC will hold UFC 278 at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City to wrap off its 12-event summer schedule, and The Jamaican-born British MMA fighter Edwards will be in action.

In the title fight, Kamaru Usman, the welterweight champion and No. 2 rated fighter in terms of pound-for-pound competition, faces Leon Edwards in a replay of a 2015 contest that Usman won by the concordant verdict.

Who Is Leon Edwards Dating Now? MMA Fighter Girlfriend or Wife

Moving on to BAMMA welterweight champion Leon 'Rocky' Edwards's personal life, he is currently dating his girlfriend.

But in order to maintain his privacy and keep his affairs out of the media, he has not disclosed any further details of his date. It also proves that Edwards is not married, or maybe he was married in the past but got divorced as he has a son named Jason Edwards. 

Being a UFC superstar, Leon has still managed to keep his partner and beloved son away from the limelight of media. He frequently posts images of his 7-year-old Jason on his social media accounts, but the mother is never seen.

Viewing his Instagram profile, one can see how much the father and son get along and enjoy their time together. It is said that they went on a Dubai trip during the summer vacation.

Besides, Edwards appears to be career-oriented and intends to defeat Kamaru Usman in his upcoming match. The UFC fighter doesn't seem to be drawn to romance affinities rumors.

Leon Edwards cycling with his son Jason
Leon Edwards cycling with his son Jason( Source : instagram )

What is Leon Edwards Religion? Christian Or Jewish

Leon Edwards, aged 30, has never addressed his religion in the media. Maybe religion has nothing to do with his life and what he went through in his traumatic childhood.

Besides, there has been a long debate about the very few Christian fighters in MMA. They believe combat sports are not the method of the Bible. But again, many well-known MMA athletes identify as Christians, including Jon Jones. Yoel Romero as well as Ben Henderson. So, maybe it is just how one believes.

He grew up in a violent neighborhood. His father was mostly to blame for his early engagement in wrongdoing and criminal activity. Sadly, when Leon was 13 years old, his father was shot and killed at a bar four years after his parents moved to Birmingham, England.

After his dad's death, Edwards started getting convoluted in criminal acts. When he was 17, his mother persuaded him to join an MMA club, which helped him escape his lifestyle. At the time, he was also active in his circle of acquaintances and engaged in illegal behavior, including drug trafficking, street fighting, and weapon possession.

Leon Edwards is Jamaican-born British MMA fighter
Leon Edwards is Jamaican-born British MMA fighter( Source : iluminaryworth )

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What Is The Ethnicity Of Mixed Martial Artist Leon Edwards? 

The proficient UFC fighter Edwards was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on August 25, 1991. So his ethnicity is native Jamaicans, also known as Jamaica Jumieka.

Leon Edwards, an MMA fighter of Jamaican descent, also has a younger brother called Fabian Edwards, who is also a professional MMA fighter. 

Only one year separates the siblings, who train together. The Edwards brothers have not yet made an impression like Nate Diaz and Nick Diaz, Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Antônio Rogério. Still, they are very early in their career and have the potential to make an impact.

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