324 Search Results for barboza

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...

Dec 16, 2017 7:45 am

Tony Ferguson Goes Off on Eddie Alvarez Over ‘Made-Up’ Title

When Eddie Alvarez knocked out Justin Gaethje with a brutal knee after their UFC 218 war, in his mind, he won the unofficial Most Violent UFC title. It was something that he created due to limbo at lightweight and the nature of the fight he had before him. However, there is a real belt in...

Dec 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Khabib’s Coach Says the Tiramisu Was a Lie

The undefeated 24-0, Dagestani destroyer, Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the Lightweight division’s very best fighters and has been for the past several years. Khabib’s last scheduled fight was a huge and highly anticipated Interim title fight against the man who ended up becoming champ despite not fighting Khabib, Tony Ferguson. The fight was supposed...

Dec 13, 2017 2:58 pm

Dustin Poirier Wants the UFC to Strip ‘Pretender’ Conor McGregor

Things at lightweight are as convoluted as a Christopher Nolan movie plot. Tony Ferguson is the interim champion, who is waiting for Conor McGregor while he’s off surveying all of his nearly infinite options. Meanwhile, Eddie Alvarez just finished Justin Gaethje and Khabib Nurmagomedov is just a couple of weeks away from fighting Edson Barboza...

Dec 13, 2017 9:24 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier Has a Christmas Present for Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez knows that the title picture at lightweight is all jumbled up so he just invented his own belt. It’s not gold, you don’t wear it, but it already has a challenger. Alvarez declared that he took the UFC Most Violent title away from Justin Gaethje at UFC 218, a title that Dustin Poirier...

Dec 7, 2017 1:17 pm

Dustin Poirier Wants to Give Another Boxing Lesson to ‘Piece of Sh-t’ Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez is now at the top of the lightweight rankings and knocking on the door for another title shot after a Fight of the Night performance against Justin Gaethje. However, there is more than just the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza who stands between Alvarez and either interim or undisputed gold. Lurking...

Dec 7, 2017 8:55 am

BREAKING | Tony Ferguson Forced to Push Back His UFC Return

While some insane fights have happened and are still slated for UFC’s shark tank lightweight division, Tony Ferguson has been hanging back after beating Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight championship. With threats looming in the distance, all of our fingers crossed that we’d see Ferguson back in action soon, maybe against Khabib Nurmagomedov if...

Nov 28, 2017 6:21 am

UFC 219’s co-main event has officially been set

For week, there has been talk about a possible blockbuster main event for UFC 219. While the card already includes dynamite women’s featherweight title fight between Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Holly Holm, the widespread hope was that the UFC would tack at least one more title fight onto this typically stacked end-of-year card. While we’ve...

Nov 25, 2017 7:01 pm

Interim UFC lightweight champ Tony Ferguson responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has finally responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov. The undefeated Russian standout, Nurmagomedov, made headlines earlier this week when he revealed that the UFC had offered him a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 219. To be clear I was offered to fight @TonyFergusonXT on December 30th and I accepted the...

Nov 22, 2017 12:07 pm

BREAKING | Khabib Nurmagomedov claims he agreed to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 219

This December 30, on the main card of UFC 219, undefeated Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to step into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Edson Barboza. From the sounds of it, however, Nurmagomedov has also been offered a UFC 219 bout with interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. In a Wednesday afternoon Tweet,...

Nov 22, 2017 9:19 am

‘Violent Motherf-cker’ Justin Gaethje Wants a Title Shot After UFC 218

Justin Gaethje dropped his World Series of Fighting lightweight title and never looked back, now he’s one fight into the UFC and is immediately within reach of a possible title shot. He lived up to all of his hype by dismantling Michael Johnson in a Fight of the Night and winning Performance of the Night....