281 Search Results for barboza

Jul 24, 2016 7:55 am

Pros react to Barboza’s decision victory over Melendez

Edson Barboza utilized some brutal leg kicks to earn a unanimous decision victory over former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez in last night’s UFC on FOX 20 co-main event. Here is how the pros reacted to Barboza’s win: Barboza is one big-ass lightweight. #UFCChicago — The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) July 24, 2016 I would hate to...

Jul 23, 2016 10:26 pm

VIDEO | Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez (highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX 20’ Gilbert Melendez made his return to the Octagon against Edson Barboza. The fight was a thrilling one, with Barboza ultimately getting the win via unanimous decision, keeping his run at a title shot going! See the highlights above!

Jul 23, 2016 8:24 pm

VIDEO | Edson Barboza’s post-fight octagon interview

Edson Barboza utilized some nasty leg kicks to earn a unanimous decision victory over former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez at last night’s UFC on FOX 20 event in Chicago. The Brazilian striker has now won three of his last four octagon appearances, including decision victories over former champ Anthony Pettis and Paul Felder. Who...

Jul 23, 2016 6:20 pm

UFC on FOX 20 Results: Edson Barboza defeats Gilbert Melendez

A key lightweight bout between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and dangerous striker Edson Barboza served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 20 card in Chicago. Round one begins and Edson takes the center of the octagon. Melendez comes forward with a combo. Edson replies with back-to-back leg kicks. Gilbert shoots in...


May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...

Apr 23, 2016 8:34 pm

UFC 197 Results: Edson Barboza upsets former champ Anthony Pettis

A key lightweight bout between former champion Anthony Pettis (18-5 MMA) and dangerous striker Edson Barboza (15-4 MMA) took place on the UFC 197 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Barboza lands a leg kick to start. Pettis is circling to start. Barboza with a jab to the body and then a...

Feb 18, 2016 1:12 am

UFC announces Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza for UFC 197

The UFC announced another exciting bout for the UFC 197 card taking place on April 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will meet Edson Barboza that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it. #UFC197 lands LW scrap between @ShowtimePettis & @EdsonBarbozaJR...

Jan 14, 2016 9:00 am

On This Day: Edson Barboza brutally KO’s Terry Etim

On this day 4 years ago, Edson Barboza and Terry Etim kicked off the main event of UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro. The fight appeared to be going to a judges decision, however with just 2 minutes left in the fight, Barboza landed a flawless wheel kick that left Etim starched. The kick was...

Dec 11, 2015 9:08 pm

TUF 22 Finale results: Tony Ferguson defeats Edson Barboza in FOTY candidate

It was all Edson Barboza the first round! After losing a point early on in the first round for kicking Barboza in the head while he was down, Ferguson attempted to keep the pressure on. However, Barboza was able to land shot after shot to the body. The second round was mostly even as both...

Sep 3, 2015 7:15 am

Edson Barboza Wants Fight With Anthony Pettis

UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza (16-3 MMA) is riding high after earning a unanimous decision victory over Paul Felder at July’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago. The feared Brazilian striker wants to fight again before the end of the year and is hoping to get a shot at former UFC lightweight champion Anthony...

Aug 21, 2015 2:31 pm

Edson Barboza: ‘I’ll Be UFC Champion In 2016’

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza has big goals for 2016 and believes he’ll be able to achieve them. He’s coming off of a win over Paul Felder in a ‘Fight of The Night’ scrap at UFC on FOX 16, back in July, and is ready to get back in there in hopes of getting closer to...

Jul 26, 2015 6:53 am

OUCH! Barboza’s Spinning Kick Low Blow Brings Felder to his Knees

Edson Barboza and Paul Felder brought the crowd to their feet with their “Fight of the Night” performance, but Felder was lucky to be standing after taking this kick. While it wouldn’t have been knockdown worthy anywhere else, this kick brought Felder to his knees FAST. Check out the replay above. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes,...

Jul 26, 2015 5:42 am

REPLAY! Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder (Highlights)

Edson Barboza and Paul Felder clashed on the main card of ‘UFC on FOX 16’ this past Saturday and put on a clinic for spinning strikes! Both fighters threw caution to the wind and put on one of the best fights of the night. Check out the highlights above! BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank...

Jul 25, 2015 8:28 pm

‘UFC on FOX 16’ Bonus Report: Felder And Barboza’s War Earns Them Extra Cash

Tonight’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago produced some memorable fights and four fighters took home $50,000 bonuses. UFC President Dana White announced the news at the post fight press conference. Edson Barboza and Paul Felder each pocketed $50K for their FOTN technical war which resulted in a unanimous decision victory for the Brazilian....

Jul 25, 2015 5:59 pm

UFC on FOX 16 Results: Edson Barboza Earns UD In A Technical War With Felder

Exciting fighters Edson Barboza and Paul Felder met in the octagon in the second main card fight of UFC on Chicago 16. Both guys looked extremely fast in the first round. Barboza came out and landed a nice leg kick early. He threw a head kick later but Felder took it on the arm. Felder...

Jun 9, 2015 2:04 pm

Jury Out, Barboza Booked Against New FOX Opponent

  UFC lightweight Myles ‘Fury’ Jury has been pulled from his scheduled fight with Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 16, which takes place on July 25 in Chicago. A reason for the withdraw has not been released but the UFC have announced a new opponent for Barboza. He will now take on the undefeated...

Feb 23, 2015 7:31 am

Pros React To Michael Johnson’s Win Over Edson Barboza

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Michael Johnson returned to the UFC after a 13 month layoff to defeat Edson Barboza in dominant fashion. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets regarding the bout. Damn, I thought Johnson would win but he's making it look easy. — Kevin Lee...

Feb 22, 2015 7:39 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Johnson Upsets Barboza, Picks Up Decision Win

Michael Johnson’s ability to pull off this performance after such a long layoff goes to show that bookies may not know everything. Johnson is the seventh underdog in a row to rock the boat and dethrone the favorite with relative ease. Johnson fought intelligently and kept a short distance between him and Edson Barboza. Barboza...

Feb 21, 2015 6:00 am

Fight Night Porto Alegre: Edson Barboza’s Motivation

One of the hottest fighters in the lightweight division, the exciting Edson Barboza found his motivation to fight from his wife, Bruna. Barboza faces Michael Johnson in the co-main event of Fight Night Porto Alegre.

Dec 28, 2014 2:56 pm

Barboza vs. Johnson Set For UFC Fight Night 61

UFC Fight Night 61: Evans vs. Teixeira, which goes down February 22nd from Porto Alegre Brazil now has a co-main event! Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson will serve as the co-main event for the card on Fox Sports 1. Barboza will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the bout since dropping a submission loss...

Dec 3, 2014 11:13 am

Manager: ‘Nate Diaz Turned Down Fight With Barboza’

“He was supposed to fight Nate Diaz, but Nate didn’t accept the fight. We won’t look to opponents now. We have to beat anyone they put in front of us. Whatever they do, we will fight and win. We won’t call this or that guy out.” “There’s Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz and a...

Nov 30, 2014 10:40 am

Bobby Green unsure of fighting future following loss to Barboza

Bobby Green went the distance with Edson Barboza earlier this month in Austin Texas in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson. The fight not only ended Green’s 8-fight win streak, but also ended Green’s undefeated UFC run. Prior to the bout, Green revealed on Facebook that he was contemplating retirement (See...

Nov 24, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Teammates Frankie Edgar and Edson Barboza pose post-fight

Following UFC Fight Night 57, Team Iron Horse teammates Frankie Edgar and Edson Barboza posed backstage with their team. In the main event, Frankie Edgar submitted Cub Swanson with just 4 seconds left in the bout. In the co-main event, Edson Barboza defeated Bobby Green via decision. The team picked up a couple more wins...

Nov 23, 2014 4:33 pm

REPLAY! Edson Barboza post-fight Octagon speech

Last night in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57 Edson Barboza defeated Bobby ‘King’ Green via unanimous decision. Below is Barboza’s post-fight Octagon speech from the event.

Nov 23, 2014 12:11 pm

Barboza calls for top-5 opponent: “I’m ready for this”

On the heels of his impressive win over Bobby Green in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Austin, Edson Barboza called for a top-5, or even top-3 opponent for his next fight. He spoke at the post-fight press conference. “I’m feeling really good, but believe me, you guys haven’t seen the best Edson Barboza...

Nov 22, 2014 11:13 pm

Barboza calls out Cerrone following win over Green

Following his unanimous decision win over Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night 57, Edson Barboza revealed that he wants a rematch against Donald Cerrone, whom he lost to earlier this year.