UFC 278 Usman vs. Edwards Live Result

The MMA community was stunned by Leon Edwards. In the final round of a battle he was easily losing, he delivered a head kick.

On Saturday night at Vivint Arena, the main event of UFC 278 saw Edwards knock out Usman to capture the UFC welterweight title.

At 4:04 in the fifth round, the contest was over. Usman was regarded as the world's top boxer pound for pound.

Usman's 15-bout winning streak in the UFC was broken by Edwards, breaking the UFC record by one fight.

One of the most astounding knockouts in sports history took place. "I can't put it into words," Edwards said.

After the first round, Usman had been in complete control of the battle. However, Usman stooped to his right to counter Edwards' left.

With a left head kick, Edwards knocked him down clean, whipping the crowd of more than 17,000 into a frenzy.

UFC 278 Usman vs. Edwards Live Result

Usman was less than a minute away from defending his sixth championship when he was ruled out on contact.

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