"If they're thinkin' that I'm slippin', it's going to be a bad night for them" says Usman before facing Edwards

Leon Edwards has the chance to become the second British champion in UFC history tonight, when he challenges Kamaru Usman for welterweight gold in Salt Lake City.

Seven years ago, Usman outpointed Edwards as part of what has become a 19-fight win streak for the Nigerian-American, who is considered by many to be the UFC’s pound-for-pound king.

be the UFC’s pound-for-pound king. Edwards has not lost since, however, winning nine bouts in a row and having to wait patiently for his first title shot. The Jamaican-born Briton will look to avenge his loss to Usman and leave Utah as champion this evening, with the welterweight title fight topping what should be an entertaining card.

Kamaru Usman (C) vs Leon Edwards 2 (welterweight title) Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold (middleweight) Dvalishvili def. Aldo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Pudilova def. Yanan via second-round TKO (elbows, 4:04) Pedro def. Hunsucker via first-round TKO (body kick and ground strikes, 1:05)