RDA vs. Leon Edwards Official for UFC San Antonio Main Event

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Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is set to headline UFC San Antonio against Leon Edwards in a welterweight contest on July 20.

Dos Anjos (29-11) is coming off of a fourth-round submission victory over Kevin Lee last month. He holds wins over Lee, Tarec Saffiedine, Neil Magny, and former champ Robbie Lawler since moving up to the welterweight division in July of 2017. RDA current sits at #3 on the official UFC welterweight fighter rankings.

Edwards (17-3) is riding a 7-fight win streak, most recently defeating Gunnar Nelson by split decision in March. He holds notable Octagon victories over the likes of Nelson, Vicente Luque, and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Edwards currently sits at #11 on the official UFC welterweight fighter rankings.

Source: https://sports.yahoo.com/ufc-san-antonio-exchamp-rafael-dos-anjos-to-face-leon-edwards-in-main-event-on-july-20-213424974.html

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