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Spider-Man Tom Holland Meets UFC 286 Winner Leon Edwards Backstage

By: Debadrita Ghosh Image credit: UFC

The main event of UFC 286 between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman was the center of attention for everyone. Edwards triumphed over Usman via a majority decision.

Edwards got the full support of the home crowd as the spectators went wild each time he landed a strike or even deflected a takedown. Edwards eventually succeeded despite losing some points.

Spider-Man actor Tom Holland also went to watch UFC 286 as it was held at the O2 Arena in London, which is also his homeland. There, he encountered Leon Edwards backstage.

Tom Holland appeared to be excited like the rest of the spectators. He was very pleased to see Leon win by defeating a strong opponent who is also one of the finest fighters in the UFC.

While Tom was found speaking to the reporters after the fight, Leon ran into him, and they exchanged a few words. Leon asked Tom for a photo while Tom introduced Leon to his family.

Tom told Edwards, "You blew me away!" expressing his excitement and pride for his fellow countryman’s win. Edwards, in turn, stated that he was sure of his win due to the support of the UK audience.

Tom kept on complimenting and congratulating Edwards during their entire conversation. Apart from Tom, other Hollywood stars such as Jared Leto and Maisie Williams were present at the event.

Edwards is having a tremendously successful career, as he hasn't experienced loss in nearly seven years. However, UFC 286 has also been a great for him, raising his MMA record to 21-3.

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