Over Leon Edwards’ last six fights, things have been clicking.
His confidence levels in himself and his team in Birmingham has paid dividends, and he feels that it proves a bigger point about mixed martial arts in the United Kingdom as a whole.
“Me growing up as a kid in the UK, they tell you you have to go to the US to improve or to get better,” Edwards said. “I feel like that’s gone now, and we’ve got very great fighters coming out of the UK.”
One of those great fighters from the UK is Liverpool-native Darren Till, who Edwards got into a spirited exchange with at a press conference leading up to the fight.