Jorge Masvidal, Leon Edwards Exchange Some Punches Backstage
Jorge Masvidal is coming off the biggest win of his career when destroys Darren Till with one punch in the second round of their welterweight main event at UFC London earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 16, 2019) from inside O2 Arena in London, England.
After a win, “Gamebred” was at backstage doing his post-fight interview where he spotted UFC welterweight Leon Edwards, who’s also coming off a unanimous decision win over Gunnar Nelson in the evening’s co-main event.
Masvidal all of sudden left the interview in between, went after Edwards and hurled some punches at Leon.
As a result, Leon received some cuts from Jorge Masvidal’s punches, check the clip below:
Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards exchange words and punches backstage during the ESPN+ post-show pic.twitter.com/kYEkWxN8Io
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 16, 2019
According to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, local police is investigating this altercation between Masvidal and Edwards after Leon suffered severe face lacerations.
Sources say local police is currently at the fighter hotel in London investigating the Masvidal-Edwards altercation. Edwards suffered cuts to the face. They were talking smack backstage and it obviously escalated.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) March 17, 2019