UFC 278  Usman vs. Edwards 2

Leon Edwards scores last moment knockout to bring home welterweight championship.

With a head kick in the last round of a battle he was conveniently losing, Edwards took out Usman to bring home the UFC welterweight championship.

The completion came at 4:04 of the fifth round. Usman was viewed as the pound-for-pound best warrior on the planet.

Edwards snapped Usman's 15-battle UFC series of wins, which was one off the UFC record. It was perhaps of the most dazzling knockout throughout the entire existence of the game.

Usman had been overwhelming the battle after the principal round. He inclined down on his right side to shield an Edwards left and Edwards got him flush with a left head kick.

Usman, who was out on contact, was under a moment away from a 6th title guard.

Welterweight championship: Leon Edwards (20-3 1 NC, 12-2 1 NC UFC) def. Kamaru Usman (c) (20-2, 15-1 UFC) by fifth-round KO

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