Cerrone bids for UFC history in Singapore

Record 21st win on the line for American, who condemns fighters' typical trash talk

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in action at the open workouts at the OCBC Square yesterday, ahead of the UFC Fight Night Singapore event on Saturday.
Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in action at the open workouts at the OCBC Square yesterday, ahead of the UFC Fight Night Singapore event on Saturday.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

They face off in Saturday's main event of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Night Singapore, but Leon "Rocky" Edwards and Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone have begun trading verbal blows ahead of their bout.

In a promotional video released on Tuesday, Edwards delivered the first jab by calling his American rival "old" and "slow".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 21, 2018, with the headline 'Cerrone bids for UFC history in Singapore'. Subscribe