Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson Set For UFC London Co-Headliner

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Lean Edwards and Gunnar Nelson will co-headline UFC Fight Night London when the Octagon returns to the United Kingdom.

UFC on ESPN+ 5 on March 16 will mark the return to the O2 Arena in London, England. Matchmakers have already been hard at work assembling one heck of a card. With news breaking earlier today of a Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal main event, UK fans are in for a treat.

A welterweight bout between Leon Edwards and Gunnar Nelson will serve as the co-main event. Brett Okamoto of ESPN was the first to share the news:

Edwards is riding a six-fight winning streak that dates back to June of 2016. He most recently defeated Donald Cerrone via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 132 in July.

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Nelson recently bounced back from a disappointing loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio with a win over Alex Oliveira at UFC 231. The victory was called one of the most gruesome bouts of 2018, and for good reason.