Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad engaged in a heated staredown ahead of their main event clash at UFC Vegas 21 and much more — Fightful has the latest ahead of UFC Vegas 21 and more MMA news from social media.
Leon Edwards warns Belal Muhammad
Leon Edwards is usually not one for trash talk but after he and his opponent Belal Muhammad weighed in successfully, they engaged in an intense staredown. Some have questioned if Muhammad was, in fact, the one who made the quip but my money based on this clip below is Edwards was indeed the culprit.
After watching this it’s clear to see why Jorge Masvidal busted Leon up backstage. https://t.co/iTJaL01bGe— Calm Cody (@calm_cody) March 12, 2021
Belal Muhammad becomes a meme
same energy pic.twitter.com/TknSu0cmTT— Stanky (@stankymma) March 12, 2021
Petr Yan to add a new cornerman for Aljamain Sterling rematch?
Matt Serra has decided to retire from cornering after UFC 259 and in what would be a very WWE and pro-wrestling move, could he switch sides and be at Petr Yan's corner?
Petr Yan has added a new cornerman for the rematch against Sterling pic.twitter.com/MhUBpez50L— As Shopped As It Gets (@AsShopped) March 12, 2021
Bruce Buffer may be the coolest man in the world
Bruce Buffer is synonymous with the UFC and with his soothing voice and his dapper appearance at all times, he may well be the slickest and smoothest man in the world.
If flashback Friday was a contest Bruce Buffer just won it pic.twitter.com/qPMxIci7Qa— Connoisseur of Combat (@ConOfCombat) March 12, 2021
Belal Muhammad may be the funniest man in the world
Check out this hilarious compilation by ESPN on how funny Belal Muhammad is. A win over Leon Edwards and with this sort of natural charisma and the UFC could well have their next breakout star.
Derrick Lewis appears on "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast
Derrick Lewis and Joe Rogan have had many brief but entertaining exchanges in the Octagon and now they've sat down for a conversation on "The Joe Rogan Experience," which is now available on Spotify.
Billy Quarantillo rues one missing ingredient in his last performance
Most fighters will have an in-depth analysis done on each of their performances with each second broke down to see any improvements possible. Billy Quarantillo may have had the most sophisticated break-down done in MMA history. Do you agree with his summary?
After watching my last fight I’ve realized that... if i would have just fought a lot better,— Billy Q (@BillyQMMA) March 12, 2021
I would have won that shit --
Khamzat Chimaev vs. Neil Magny next?
Khamzat Chimaev Tweeted at Neil Magny with a "Shh" emoji and with the pair regularly making comments about one another, we may have a fight coming up on our hands. Let's just hope Chimaev lets his body heal fully before he thinks of fighting again.
Germaine De Randamie forgets she had Twitter
Completly forgot i still had twitter------ guess I'm back lol— Germaine de Randamie (@IronLadyMMA) March 13, 2021
Billy Joe Saunders has indeed not ruptured his scrotum
Poor Eddie Hearn probably has his hands full managing Billy Joe Saunders. Saunders has indeed not ruptured his scrotum as he had joked.
Is this the best post-win celebration dance ever?
Post-win celebrations have taken many forms in MMA. Derrick Lewis slams his hands on the mat and stares at his downed opponent, Justin Gaethje does a backflip off the cage, and Valerie Loureda twerks in Bellator to name a few. Now a clip has come out out of Marcelo Rojo, who makes his UFC debut at UFC Vegas 21 against Charles Jourdain, doing a great t-rex dance after a win. Will we see the t-rex Saturday?