Kamaru Usman has lost his UFC welterweight crown when he was sensationally knocked out by Leon Edwards in the final minute of the fight.
Leon Edwards just shocked the world. The “Rocky” story of Edwards came to life with a come-from-behind, head-kick knockout late in Round 5 of the main event of UFC 278 on Saturday night.
Usman’s pace slowed in Round 5, but it was likely leading towards a unanimous decision win for the champ as Edwards seemed defeated in his corner as his team begged him to come to life in the final round.
Suddenly, Edwards flicked out a right jab and fired up a left head kick that knocked Usman out cold at 4:04 of Round 5.
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