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Jul 15, 2014 5:03 pm

Barboza Challenges Dunham: Let’s Brawl

Edson Barboza will square off against Evan Dunham tomorrow night in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 45. Today Barboza spoke with MMAFighting.com to issue a challenge to Evan Dunham. “Dunham is a warrior. He always walks forward even if he’s getting beat up,’ Barboza told MMAFighting.com. “He’s a true warrior, always has great...

Jul 15, 2014 4:39 pm

Evan Dunham Not Phased By Edson Barboza’s Leg Kicks

Tomorrow night in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller, Evan Dunham will square off against Edson Barboza. Today Dunham spoke with MMAJunkie about the bout and how despite Barboza finishing two opponents with leg kicks, he isn’t worried. “I try not to focus too hard on what the other guy...

May 6, 2014 11:21 am

Barboza vs. Dunham Booked For July 16th UFC Event

By Evan Stoumbelis Lightweights Edson Barboza and Evan Dunham are set to square off July 16th at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City. Both Barboza and Dunham are coming off submission losses to Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, who is headlining the card opposite Jim Miller. Evan Dunham is on a two-fight losing streak. The Jiu-Jitsu...

Apr 23, 2014 5:27 pm

Edson Barboza: ‘Cerrone Got Lucky, Give Me A Rematch’

Excuses are like… A punch was thrown. A punch landed. Edson Barboza lost to Donald Cerrone. But for the Brazilian, Cerrone’s perfectly timed strike was all just a bit of luck. “I just want to fight again as soon as possible. If UFC gives me a rematch, I will be there. I want to keep...

Apr 19, 2014 8:00 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: Cerrone Drops Barboza With a Jab then Submits Him!

Donald Cerrone stated he just wanted to give the fans what they wanted, and he accomplished that when all was said and done. Donald Cerrone dropped Edson Barboza with a jab then submitted him with a rear naked choke to pick up his third victory in a row. Check out the .GIF supplied by FanSided’s...

Apr 19, 2014 5:57 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Cerrone Drops then Submits Barboza in Round 1

Donald Cerrone found himself in trouble seconds into the fight, but he turned things around and ended it all in the first round. Just as the fight started, Cerrone got caught and wobbled by a combination from Edson Barboza. From there, Barboza turned his volume of strikes up and tried to change levels constantly to...

Mar 19, 2014 8:29 am

Barboza On His Love For America Food

“You get perfect Brazilian food. I eat, my whole life, in Brazil, you know? But, that food, I love American food, man. My favorite is American breakfast. Like bacon, pancakes, eggs. In Brazil, breakfast like a bread, coffee, fruit, that’s it. But here… First time, that’s funny. My first day in America. My friend get...

Feb 3, 2014 6:08 pm

Cerrone vs. Barboza Set For UFC on FOX 11

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is stacking their UFC on FOX 11 event set to go down in Orlando, Florida, this April. The fight card already has Tate vs. Carmouche and Browne vs. Werdum booked, but now, as announced by UFC officials this afternoon, Donald Cerrone and Edson Barboza have agreed to fight in a lightweight...

Dec 14, 2013 7:53 pm

‘UFC on FOX 9′ $50K Bonus Winners: Barboza/Castillo, Faber and Johnson

Submission of the Night: Urijah Faber Faber’s striking was as crisp as it has ever been and he stayed on his toes which allowed him to counter most of Michael McDonald’s strikes. Faber stunned McDonald with a big right hand to the temple and dropped him after connecting with two more brutal shots. McDonald planted...

Apr 13, 2013 12:18 pm

John Makdessi vs Edson Barboza Added to UFC 162

Independence Day weekend just got that much better. The already impressive UFC 162 fight card has just added a lightweight war between John Makdessi (11-2) and Edson Barboza (11-1). Barboza is coming off a first round submission win over Lucas Martins in January. This made for a triumphant return after a huge upset loss (first...

Jan 7, 2013 5:10 am

Barboza Coins Frankie Edgar As Real Champ And Mentor | UFC NEWS

“For me, it’s Frankie Edgar. He’s the champ, he’s been the champ for a long time, that’s a big difference. Now I know I have good training partners and good coaches. Frankie he won the last fight with Ben Henderson, he’s the best… I need to prove everything. I’ve been working for this fight, I’m...

Oct 18, 2017 9:05 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 performance

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee with a third-round choke to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Ferguson ultimately came out on top, Lee put up a valiant fight, and very nearly finished Ferguson with ground-and-pound in the first frame. In the eyes of Khabib...

Oct 11, 2017 7:29 am

UFC Rankings update: Tony Ferguson rockets onto the pound-for-pound list

Now that the action-packed UFC 216 is in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. As expected, main event interim lightweight title winner Tony Ferguson has entered the UFC pound-for-pound list, and has also usurped the number-one spot at lightweight. The UFC flyweight rankings also experienced a major shakeup thanks to long-time contender...

Oct 10, 2017 11:50 am

PHOTO | Tony Ferguson reveals massive walk-around weight just days after UFC 216

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon to battle for the UFC interim lightweight title. Despite a rough first round, Ferguson surged back in the second, and ultimately locked up a choke in the third. In the days leading up to this fight, much...

Sep 26, 2017 9:42 am

UFC rankings update: Jessica Andrade rockets up the strawweight list

Last Friday, the UFC made a triumphant return to Japan with an exciting night of fights. Now that the card is in the rear-view, the promotion’s official rankings have been updated. The biggest changes to the UFC rankings occured in the strawweight division, where Jessica Andrade rocketed up the list after a thrilling win over...

Sep 18, 2017 7:56 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee trade trash talk in new UFC 216 promo

The next big UFC event on the horizon is UFC 216, a stacked pay-per-view highlighted by an interim lightweight title fight between Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson and “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee. In advance of this stacked card, the UFC has released a new promo video for it, which features plenty of trash talk from...

Sep 14, 2017 7:23 am

Updated UFC rankings reflect chaos at light heavyweight

Earlier this week, we learned that Jon Jones’ B sample confirmed that he had indeed ingested the banned substance Turinabol in advance of his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier. Yesterday, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) overturned Jones’ UFC 214 knockout win over Daniel Cormier, rendering it a no contest. With this...

Sep 5, 2017 11:08 am

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 115 – pound-for-pound rankings shift again

The UFC has updated their rankings following UFC Fight Night 115 and there has been a shift once again at the top in the highly debated pound-for-pound rankings. With Jon Jones facing a second potential anti-doping violation with USADA, both Demetrious Johnson and Conor McGregor went up in the pound-for-pound rankings without being active in...

Sep 3, 2017 6:39 am

Tony Ferguson calls out UFC for major mistake on UFC 216 billboard

On October 7, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee for interim lightweight gold. According to a massive billboard Ferguson recently encountered, however, his fight with Lee will actually be for interim featherweight gold. Quick, somebody tell featherweight champ Max Holloway!...

Sep 1, 2017 9:37 am

BREAKING | Michael Johnson Wants to Fight Jose Aldo at Featherweight

Aside from his first round knockout of Dustin Poirier, Michael Johnson hasn’t had a good track record as of late. Despite only having one win in his last five fights, it’s not like Johnson is a slouch. In his 17 UFC fights at lightweight, he’s beaten the likes of Tony Ferguson, Edson Barboza and Joe...

Aug 16, 2017 1:56 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager states the only fight options Khabib will accept

News erupted on Tuesday when UFC President Dana White announced that Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will be fighting for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216. Many were wondering what happened to the #1 UFC ranked lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov. White addressed the question regarding “The Eagle” when he revealed the fight between...

Aug 16, 2017 7:08 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach and father reacts to Ferguson-Lee news

Last night, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson would be fighting Kevin Lee – not the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov – for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216 this October 7. Unsurprisingly, this news was not particularly well received by Nurmagomedov’s team. Speaking on his Russian social media account, Nurmagomedov’s father and...

Aug 13, 2017 3:22 pm

The UFC announces their Half-Year Awards – Top Five Knockouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced their Half-Year awards over the weekend. The most hotly debated category is always “The Best Knockouts”, so let’s jump right in to those selections. #1. Mike Perry KO’s Jake Ellenberger UFC welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry scored an absolutely sensational knockout victory at April’s UFC Fight Night event in Nashville, when...

Aug 9, 2017 9:39 am

UFC Rankings update: UFC Mexico winners move up

Last weekend, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with an exciting night of fights. In the main event, flyweight star Sergio Pettis derailed with win-streak of surging prospect Brandon Moreno. In the co-main event, meanwhile, rising strawweight Alexa Grasso picked up a close but impressive win over Randa Markos. As expected, these wins sent...