Just In UFC on ESPN+ 5 breakdown: Will Leon Edwards keep streaking vs. Gunnar Nelson? MMA Life

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UFC on ESPN+ 5 takes place Saturday at The O2 in London and streams entirely on ESPN+. In the co-main event, a key welterweight bout goes down as Leon Edwards takes on Gunnar Nelson.

The fight is a classic striker vs. grappler matchup. Edwards (16-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) brings an impressive six-fight winning streak in the bout. Nelson (17-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC), meanwhile, has won three of his last four fights, including his most recent submission of Alex Oliveira in December at UFC 231.

What are the keys to the matchup? Watch the video above to hear the MMA Junkie Radio crew’s breakdown and predictions.

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