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Tonight was a big night for the Brazilians, not only did every Brazilian besides one leave with their hands raised they also scored big with the fight bonuses as well with $65,000 for each award.
Edson Barboza cashed in big-time collecting ‘knockout of the night’ for his flawless spinning wheel kick that put the Terry Etim’s lights out in seconds but also collecting ‘fight of the night’ for that scrap with the talented Brit.
‘Submission of the night’ was awarded to Rousimar Palhares who wasted no time securing his seventh career leg lock against Mike Massenzio.
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As I have admitted many times I am not too much into UFC, but I can appreciate a good KO.
Normally it is a punch, but Barboza gets extra credit for the Wheel Kick. I am told that is the proper term for what he did.
When I first saw it, I called it a Karate Kid kick.
It looked like Etim saw it coming, but he had no shot. Was asleep before he hit the ground.
Edson Barboza is quickly pushing towards being on the top contenders in the stacked 155-pound division; the proud Brazilian fought for the second time on him home turf this time making a statement and pushing his perfect record to 10-0.
Etim looked to spoil the coming out party of the talented Muay-Thai striker coming out early using his long, lanky figure to land early with some...
UFC 142 Gifs – Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim Fight Finish.
We didn't have time to give this nasty wheel kick KO the proper treatment last night, but here's Edson Barboza's heel applied to Terry Etim's face in extreme slow motion, from Saturday's UFC 142 lightweight event. More »
Saturday night at UFC 142 was the time and place for one of the most dynamic ****-outs in UFC history. It happened in the first pay-per-view match of the night between lightweights, Edson Barboza and Terry Etim.
Barboza is now 10-0, and looking for a bigger name as his next opponent.
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Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim Fight Video Knockout Super Slo-Mo.
Back Up Video.
So Edson Barboza pretty much knocked Terry Etim’s head off his body. Edson Barboza TKO The UFC will probably take that video down, but if so here is the link the the Deadspin Article. http://deadspin.com/5876194/edson-barboza-brutally-knocked-out-terry-etim-with-a-kick-to-the-face So where does the rank in the ranks of great knockouts? How does that compare to Gabriel Gonzaga/ [...]
Edson Barboza’s spinning wheel kick at UFC 142 was perfectly timed and brutally efficient.
UFC 142: Edson Barboza Vs. Terry Etim
After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Terry Etem and Rousimar Palhares each an additional $65,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes.” Edson Barboza (Pictured) took home two bonuses.
Barboza started off 2012 is spectacular fashion by providing the UFC with a highlight reel clip they’ll be able to...
While much of America was gripped by the NFL playoffs Saturday night, fight-fans the world over were glued to their television watching the action unfolding inside the Octagon in Rio De Janeiro. UFC 142 didn't just have everything you could ask for -- it had things that the viewer at home had never even thought of requesting.
In the first fight of the main card, there was an...