MMA: Rising star Leon Edwards wants to cap first headline act at UFC event with victory over veteran Donald Cerrone

British mixed martial arts fighter Leon Edwards (right) will headline UFC Fight Night Singapore on Saturday (June 23) against American Donald Cerrone.
British mixed martial arts fighter Leon Edwards (right) will headline UFC Fight Night Singapore on Saturday (June 23) against American Donald Cerrone.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - It will be a moment to cherish for British mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Leon Edwards when he makes his grand entrance at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday (June 23).

The 26-year-old will headline an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event for the first time at this year's UFC Fight Night Singapore. Facing him in the Octagon - an unforgiving steel cage that is 9m wide and 1.8m high - is MMA legend Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone from the United States.

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