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Leon Edwards headlines UFC 304 in Manchester with huge rematch as fight card announced featuring Paddy Pimblett and Tom Aspinall

Leon Edwards, Tom Aspinall and Paddy Pimblett will heading a stacked UFC 304 pay-per-view in the UK.

Edwards presently holds the UFC 170lbs title and is lastly set to return after beating Colby Covington to keep his belt at UFC 296 in December.

Edwards has a huge battle with former rival Mokaev on home soil this summer

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Edwards has a big fight with previous competitor Mokaev on home soil this summertimeCredit: Getty

After recurring call-outs, it has actually been revealed that ‘Rocky’ will heading the UFC 304 card in Manchester on July 27, in a big battle with competing Belal Muhammad, who he battled in a no contest in 2021.

Pimblett will go back to the UK for his newest look, where he will do fight with 155lbs competitor Bobby Green.

Heavyweight Aspinall will likewise include on the card, where he will rematch Curtis Blaydes who beat him at UFC London in July 2022.

UFC president Dana White revealed the news on his social networks accounts, informing fans: “The main event, Leon Edwards faces Belal Muhammad, Leon is on a 13-fight unbeaten streak facing Belal Muhammad who is on a 10-fight unbeaten streak.

“The co-main event will be the Interim Heavyweight champion Tom Aspinall, he will be facing Curtis Blaydes.

“This is a rematch from two years ago when Aspinall suffered an unfortunate knee injury.

“Also on the card, Bobby Green versus Paddy Pimblett, a fight they were both asking for so we gave it to them.

“Mokaev versus Manel Kape, these two do not like each other. And an amazing match-up with Arnold Allen versus Giga Chikadze.

Edwards has already fought Muhammad, but it was ruled a no contest

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Edwards has already fought Muhammad, but it was ruled a no contestCredit: Getty

“So there you have it ladies and gentlemen we are coming back to Manchester, England and let me tell you what, if you have never been to a fight in Manchester, England, the crowd is incredible. Brand new arena, see you soon.”

Edwards formerly headlined a pay-per-view at London’s O2 arena beating Kamaru Usman by bulk choice in a legendary encounter.

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He will be intending to continue his amazing journey versus a familiar face, who is eager to be the fighter who can take the title far from him.

Aspinall has a big chance on the card to seal his name as the leading competitor in the heavyweight department, by beating the only fighter who has actually dominated him in the UFC.

The interim champ suffered severe knee ligament damage after attemptin a leg kick on his competitor after simply 15 seconds of the battle, and was not able to continue.

A win will see him continue his pursuit of a title shot versus champ Jon Jones, who has actually up until now turned down advances from the Briton over a face-off.

Merseyside star Pimblett has actually ended up being a big name on British coasts, and will return for the very first time considering that whipping Tony Ferguson in December.

His pursuit of an area in the light-weight leading 15 might lastly pertain to fulfillment, with Green ranked in 15th position and eager to thwart his worldwide hyped journey.

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