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Leon Edwards not interested in ‘Wonderboy’ fight, tells Khamzat Chimaev to ‘beat someone in the top f**king 25’ first

Leon Edwards only has a certain number of opponents who interest him, and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Khamzat Chimaev are not on the list.

After winning eight fights in a row, the British welterweight has been clamoring for a shot at the title, or at worst, a matchup against another top contender to help guarantee him a rematch with reigning champion Kamaru Usman.

Sadly, the coronavirus pandemic put a stop to Edwards’ most recently scheduled fight, when he was supposed to meet former champion Tyron Woodley in a main event that would have likely cemented him as the next person in line for the title.