Edson Barboza could be one of the most exciting young fighters in the lightweight division. He has been training up in New Jersey with former champion Frankie Edgar for a few camps now and if he can improve on his already very good takedown defense he will for sure be a force at 155 lbs. Thanks to Cage Wall for the pic.
Edson Barboza KOs Lucas Martins GIF
Crazy heel kick knockout
UFC officials announced today that John Makdessi has been forced out of a planned bout against Edson Barboza at UFC 162 because of an undisclosed injury. Rafaello Oliveira has been brought in as Makdessi’s replacement for the bout. UFC 162 takes place July 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The [...]
A lightweight tilt has been set for UFC 162 in Las Vegas, as Canadian standout John Makdessi takes on the always dangerous Edson Barboza.
UFC officials announced the match-up on Friday.
Makdessi (11-2) went 9-0 to start his professional career and came into the UFC with a boom. In his last four fights he has gone 2-2, but is currently riding a two-fight winning streak.
UFC on FX 7 which takes place in San Paulo, Brazil will get to see Brazilian vs. Brazilian as Lucas Martins has stepped in for the injured Justin Sales to take on Edson Barboza.
An injury in training has forced Sales to withdraw from his bout with Barboza. UFC Officials announced the injury and new match-up on Wednesday.
The undefeated Martins (11-0) is coming off of two wins in...
The injury bug has taken its first victim of 2013. Justin Salas has been forced out of his UFC on FX 7 preliminary bout with Edson Barboza and has been replaced with undefeated Brazilian striker Lucas Martins. The news was announced earlier today on the UFC’s official website.
Barboza is coming off the first loss in his professional career and is looking to mount a comeback and...
On Saturday, Andreson Silva continued to prove his case that he is the greatest UFC fighter of all time. Silva defended his belt yet again, defeating Chael Sonnen by TKO in the second round. This was one of the most hyped fights in UFC history, as both fighters were talking a lot of trash prior to the event.
Almost every fight on Saturday night’s card was incredible to watch, and...
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.
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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...