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Leon Edwards wants to join the small club of double UFC champions and become the first British star to achieve it next year.
The welterweight king, who faces Colby Covington in his second title defence at UFC 296 next month, revealed grand ambitions about moving up to middleweight.
Sean Strickland holds the belt and will face Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 in Toronto next January.
Edwards feels that if the winner can come through unscathed, he'd like to face them at UFC 300 in the spring on what will no doubt be an historic card.
When asked about moving up to middleweight, Edwards told Sky Sports: '100 percent, definitely.
Leon Edwards wants a shot at the middleweight title after another welterweight defence
Colby Covington is next up for 'Rocky' in Las Vegas in December as the main event