222 Search Results for barboza

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.

Nov 22, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Barboza Outworks Green, Gets Decision Win

Edson Barboza spent the majority of the first round a safe distance away from Bobby Green’s striking range. Green grew frustrated with Barboza “running away” from him and started to fight aggressively in the second round. Green’s hands hung low as he started to taunt Barboza, and he payed for it big time. What Green...

Nov 22, 2014 11:49 am

Barboza targeting rematch against Cerrone

Edson Barboza, who is preparing to fight Bobby Green in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57 tonight in Austin Texas, still wants a rematch against Donald Cerrone. The bout between Barboza and Cerrone was one hardcore fight fans were drooling over, a matchup between two elite strikers. In the first round Barboza was...

Nov 21, 2014 1:50 pm

Barboza on Green fight: “I’ll knock him out in the first opportunity”

Edson Barboza is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Austin bout against Bobby Green this Saturday in Austin Texas. Ahead of the bout, Barboza is confident in his kicking abilities, and plans on knocking out Green as soon as he gets the chance. He spoke to Tatame.com.br in an interview transcribed by BloodyElbow. “My...

Nov 21, 2014 1:29 pm

Bobby Green on Barboza bout: “This fight is nothing”

Leading up to UFC Fight Night 57 tomorrow night, Bobby Green revealed that he was contemplating retirement after his bout with Edson Barboza tomorrow night in Austin (See that HERE). Green spoke to USA Today Sports to discuss his future in MMA. “No one understands what the life of a fighter is. It’s a very...

Nov 19, 2014 10:24 am

Bobby Green contemplating retirement after Barboza bout

Top ranked lightweight Bobby Green revealed on Facebook this week that he is contemplating retiring after his upcoming fight with Edson Barboza this Saturday. Green is one of the best up and coming fighters in the UFC, and has compiled a 4-0 record inside the UFC since coming over from Strikeforce, which extended his current...

Sep 24, 2014 5:48 pm

Edgar-Swanson, Green-Barboza Slated For UFC Fight Night 57

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two new bouts with heavy implications. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson have agreed to a five-rounder and will headline UFC Fight night 57 in November. The winner will likely face Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight world title. Also announced on the fight card is a lightweight bout...

Sep 21, 2014 8:45 am

PHOTO | Edson Barboza Looking Shredded

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is fresh off a devastating KO over Evan Dunham that saw Barboza finish Dunham with a brutal liver kick. Since then, Barboza has yet to have another fight in the Octagon scheduled. Barboza posted the following picture on his Instagram, challenging his fans to guess his weight. By Evan Stoumbelis

Sep 9, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTO | Edson Barboza Practices Grappling On Oversized Teddy Bear

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza may not have a fight in the UFC scheduled, but that hasn’t stopped him from getting some training in on an oversized teddy bear. Barboza posted the following picture on his official Instagram: Great training this morning!

Sep 1, 2014 5:05 am

Edson Barboza Shows Off Impressive BMX Trick Skills

Besides being able to land wheel kicks on opponents to score brutal highlight reel knockouts, UFC lightweight Edson Barboza can also do some pretty impressive tricks on a BMX bike. Check it out: