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Leon Edwards Vs. Kamaru Usman Added To UFC’s Year-End Card

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Ultimate Fighter 21 winner Kamaru Usman will return this December, taking on Leon Edwards at UFC on FOX 17.

Set for December 19 from the Amway Center in Orlando, the card features a main event between lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone.

Usman (6-1) was the winner on the most recent season of the reality series, giving the Blackzilians the win. Usman scored a submission victory over Hayder Hassan in the finals. Edwards (10-2) has won two of three with the UFC.

The fight was first reported by the Orlando Sentinel.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Lightweight Championship
Rafael dos Anjos (c) vs. Donald Cerrone

Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem

Lightweight: Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson

Middleweight: Tamdan McCrory vs. Josh Samman

Middleweight: C.B. Dollaway vs. Nate Marquardt

Welterweight: Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque

Welterweight: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman

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