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EDSON BARBOZA RUMORS

Eddie Alvarez and Edson Barboza gunning for fight with Anthony Pettis

Two top-10 lightweights are both gunning for a matchup with former champion Anthony Pettis, but as of yet the UFC hasn't decided on who will land the prized fight. According to a report via UFC Tonight, No. 4-ranked fighter Eddie Alvarez and No. 7-ranked Edson Barboza are both clamoring for a fight with Pettis later this year. Alvarez last competed in June when he won a close decision...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza: 'On my best night, I can beat anybody in the division'

When Edson Barboza stepped into the Octagon with Paul Felder a few weeks ago in Chicago, he did so with one purpose -- erase the memory of his last fight and remind the world just how good he can be on his best night. Barboza traveled to Brazil for his previous matchup and lost a unanimous decision to Michael Johnson, which halted his two-fight win streak and put him back on the...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dillashaw, Barboza, Lawlor and Felder Win Bonuses At UFC on FOX 16

Following “UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao II,” UFC president Dana White awarded Edson Barboza (pictured), T.J. Dillashaw and Tom Lawlor and Paul Felder each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday. UFC on FOX 16 took place Saturday inside United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Fight of the Night: Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder ($50,000/each) Performances...
Via 5thRound.com
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza wins close striking war with Paul Felder

For three straight rounds, Edson Barboza and Paul Felder both resembled coiled King Cobras -- ready to spring into lethal attacks. After fifteen minutes of back-and-forth striking on the feet, Barboza emerged with the unanimous decision victory. Scores were 29-28, all around, for Barboza. "I train with the best team in the world. Thank God for another victory. I trained so hard...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza Defeats Paul Felder By Unanimous Decision At UFC On FOX 16

In an entertaining striking battle at UFC On FOX 16 tonight Edson Barboza claimed a unanimous decision victory over Paul Felder. Round One: Both men swing and miss with punches to start. Felder lands a punch and misses with a leg kick. They start to move around each other at range, settling into the contest. Barboza with a leg kick. Body punch for Felder. Hard body kick for...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Felder takes crushing nutshot from Edson Barboza (Video)

Edson Barboza gave Paul Felder one of the most painful looking cup checks we have ever seen. During the first round of their fight at “UFC Fight Night” Saturday in Chicago, Barboza nailed Felder with a spinning back kick. The only problem was his foot landed much lower than intended, and it caught Felder right...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Defeats Edson Barboza By Decision At UFC Fight Night 61

Michael Johnson continued to show his evolution as a fighter tonight at UFC Fight Night 61 with a high-tempo unanimous decision victory over Edson Barboza. Round One: Johnson with a right hand to start and Barboza responds with a body kick. Johnson pushing the pace with punches and Barboza throws a kick upstairs. Johnson in again and Barboza works to the body as his opponent targets...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Returns To Fight Edson Barboza At UFC Fight Night 61

A lightweight encounter between Michael Johnson and Edson Barboza has been announced as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on February 22nd. Johnson is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, defeating respected opponents like Joe Lauzon, Gleison Tibau and Melvin Guillard along the way to establish himself as a significant player in the lightweight...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson set as co-main event for UFC Fight Night in Brazil

Two of the top lightweights in the world will square off in the newly announced co-main event for UFC Fight Night on February 22 as Edson Barboza meets Michael Johnson in Brazil. UFC officials announced the new matchup on Sunday. Barboza (15-2) is fresh off his biggest career win after dispatching Bobby Green in his last fight, which put the Brazilian striker all the way up to No...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza Outstrikes Bobby Green To Decision Win At UFC Fight Night 57

Edson Barboza was able to outstrike Bobby Green over the course of three rounds tonight in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57. Round One: Barboza with a quick leg kick to start. He flicks up a front kick to the face that just misses. Barboza loads up on a big kick to the midsection, but Green then sweeps his other leg for the takedown. Barboza is right back up though. Green...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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