Who Is Leon Edwards’ Wife? His Family, Ethnicity, Weight & Facts

Published Date: 14 Feb, 2021 Updated date: 14 Feb, 2021 By Daniel Roffer

Leon Edwards was involved in criminal activity in his teenage years as he was surrounded by crime while growing up. He is now a popular figure in the field of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), with remarkable achievements in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Leon Edwards is a mixed martial artist, who now competes in the Welterweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He ranks #3 in the UFC welterweight rankings as of October 2020.

Leon Edwards Bio; Age, Parents, Family

Leon Edwards is of 29 years of age and born on 25 August 1991 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is the eldest son of his parents and has a younger brother named Fabian Edwards and a younger sister.

He spent his childhood in a wooden shack with a zinc roof with his parents and his brother. His father was involved in “questionable activities” according to him.

At the age of nine, he moved to Aston, England with his family. He was 14 years old when his father was killed in a nightclub. His single mother carried out several jobs to raise the family.

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Ethnicity, Nationality, Weight

Regarding ethnicity, he is of Caribbean descent from his family side. Moreover, he is of British-Jamaican nationality as he was born in Jamaica and later moved to the United Kingdom.

The mixed martial artist has an alluring physicality. He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) 170 lbs.

His Journey To MMA

After the loss of his father, he was involved in criminal activities such as drug dealing, street fighting, and knife possession. Moreover, he was arrested several times for fighting and having a knife.

At the age of 17, his mother made him join Ultimate Training Center to train in MMA. He began his professional career in 2010, making his debut as an amateur at Bushido Challenge 2.

In 2014, he won the BAMMA welterweight title in London and later signed with the UFC that year. On 11 April 2015, he fought with veteran Seth Baczynski at UFC Fight Night 64.

Edwards won the fight and earned a Performance of the Night bonus, which marked one of the sixth fastest knockouts in the organization.

Regarding his stats, he has a total of 18 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draw as of now.

Who Is Leon Edwards’ Wife?

The UFC star is private when it comes to relationship status. There is no news of his relationships surfaced in the media to date. Likewise, he has not hinted at his possible wife or girlfriend yet.

However, Leon is enjoying his family life as a father of a seven-year-old son named Jason. However, he has not revealed his baby mother yet.

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Some Interesting Facts About Leon Edwards

  • Leon is sponsored by the Iconic Designer Menswear.
  • His brother Fabian is also a professional MMA fighter for Bellator MMA and is known by the nickname, ”The Assassin”.
  • His friends gave him the nickname, “Rocky” while he was in school.
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