Archive: Edson Barboza

Nov 22, 2014 10:28 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Edgar Bloodies Swanson and Submits Him in 5th Round

Frankie Edgar dominated Cub Swanson for nearly fifteen minutes before he submitted him with only four seconds remaining in the fifth round. It was the latest stoppage in UFC history. Edgar was able to take Swanson down at will throughout the fight. Swanson proved to have little to offer with his back on the mat...

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 8:59 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Camus Earns Upset Win Over Pickett

Chico Camus looks like a completely different fighter after his first fight in the flyweight division tonight. He landed over sixty percent of his strikes in his bout with Brad Pickett and picked up the unanimous decision victory. Camus’ gas tank never ran out; he was on his toes the entire fight and fought off...

Nov 22, 2014 8:23 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Oliynyk Lays Rosholt Out Cold in First Round

These two heavyweights were fighting like they both bet on their bout ending in the first round! After some back and forth brawling, Oliynyk broke from the clinch and caught Rosholt with a left hook to the back of the head. Oliynyk followed up with a HUGE left hook and Rosholt was sent crashing to...

Nov 22, 2014 8:07 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Benavidez Lights Ortiz Up and Gets Decision Win

Joseph Benavidez came to fight and it showed in his performance tonight against Dustin Ortiz. Benavidez stormed to the middle of the octagon at the start of the fight and these two pushed on an incredible pace from the opening second. The reputation of flyweights putting on incredible fights held true with this one as...

Nov 22, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Wiman Scores Decision Win Over Vallie-Flagg

Matt Wiman and Isaac Vallie-Flagg kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night 57” on Fox Sports 1 with their lightweight bout. Wiman controlled most of the fight with his grappling and was able to pick up the unanimous decision win. The majority of the fight took place in the clinch with Vallie-Flagg’s back against...

Nov 22, 2014 6:57 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Magomedov Earns Win Over Copeland

Ruslan Magomedov outnumbered and outclassed Josh Copeland when it came to striking, but at least Copeland proved he has one hell of a chin. Copeland ate a few shots in the opening round that would have put the average heavyweight fighter to sleep, but he pushed forward and continued to absorb punishment for ten more...

Nov 22, 2014 6:27 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Narvaez Scores Win In Home State Over Barnatt

Luke Barnatt seemed to have been on his way to a decision victory against the +300 underdog Roger Narvaez, but Narvaez tried his hardest to make sure that would not happen by landing a big shot in the third round. Narvaez scored the first knockdown twelve minutes into the fight, in round three. Barnatt let...

Nov 22, 2014 5:48 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Vick Gets Decision Win Over Hein

James Vick fought a tall man’s fight in the second and third rounds and it won him the fight. Nick Hein had a couple chances in the first round to finish the fight, but he could not execute. Vick chose to stand in front of Hein in the opening round to bang it out, and...

Nov 22, 2014 5:14 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Arreola Submits Edwards in 1st Round with Armbar!

Akbarh Arreola redeemed himself after losing his UFC debut in July by submitting Yves Edwards in just one round. Arreola set the hold up with a beautiful combination which caught Edwards completely off-guard. Arreola lunged towards Edwards and landed a right cross that sent Edwards tumbling to the mat in slow-motion. The fact that he...

Nov 22, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: VanZant Defeats Curran in FOTN Contest

Paige VanZant went through hell to make it to the octagon and she made it all worth it with a victory over Kailin Curran. Curran showed great resiliency in all three rounds of action and their clash of styles led to what should be a Fight of the Night contender. VanZant was accepted as a...

Nov 22, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Choi TKOs Puig in Just 18 Seconds!

There’s no better way to kick off a UFC event than with a technical knockout! Choi and Puig met in the middle of the octagon ready to bang for this featherweight contest. Puig tried to control where the fight was going by claiming the middle of the octagon. Choi feigned a left hand and caught...

Nov 22, 2014 12:53 pm

“UFC FN 57: Edgar vs. Swanson” Live Results

Welcome to Texas, ya’ll! UFC Fight Night 57 is airing live from Austin, Texas and the event will kick off with Fight Pass preliminary bouts at 7:00 PM ET. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will duke it out in the main event on Fox Sports 1! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results of this...

Nov 20, 2014 11:05 am

Bobby Green on training with Diaz brothers: “It changed my life”

UFC lightweight standout Bobby ‘King’ Green is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Edson Barboza this Saturday. Leading up to the bout, Green traveled to Stockton California to train with the Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez. Green reflected on his time training with the Diaz brothers in an interview with Fox...

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 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:

Jul 22, 2014 8:55 am

Edson Barboza Cracks Top 10 In Official UFC Rankings

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza has cracked the top 10 of the UFC’s official ranking ladder in the lightweight division with his first round TKO win over Evan Dunham this past Wednesday at UFC Fight Night 46: Cerrone vs. Miller. Barboza was riding a three fight win streak that included a submission win over Lucas Martins,...

Jul 21, 2014 2:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller Phantom Cam Highlights

UFC Fight Night 45 took place last Wednesday. In the main event Donald Cerrone stopped Jim Miller via brutal head kick TKO. In case you missed all of the action on the card, you can re-watch it in super slow motion here courtesy of the UFC’s Phantom Cam.

Jul 18, 2014 5:19 am

UFC Profiles Fighters With Ink

Hear a number of fighters from Fight Night Atlantic City talk about their tattoos and what they mean.

Jul 17, 2014 2:41 pm

QUICK TWITT | Nurmagomedov Asks The UFC To Test Him With Cerrone Bout

Following Donald Cerrone’s win over Jim Miller (Replay HERE), top UFC lightweight fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov is asking for a date with a Cowboy. This bout is actually expected to take place, with the winner getting a crack at the UFC title. Check it: I want 5 rounds with @Cowboycerrone , I want to test myself,...

Jul 17, 2014 2:40 pm

PHOTO | Hematoma Day 2 For Proctor – Face Still Shaped Weird

Last night fight fans were witness to one of the ugliest hematoma’s in UFC history, and it was on Joe Proctor’s temple. (See it HERE) Today the Joe Lauzon protege shares a pic of his recovering face and it’s better, but it’s not exactly looking great. Check it: Day 2 off my hematoma. Swelling went...

Jul 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Donald Cerrone is Ready – “I Will Literally Fight Anyone The UFC Gives Me”

“I will literally fight anybody. UFC tells me a day and time to be there, and I’ll gladly be there. Nate [Diaz], Khabib [Nurmagomedov], anybody. I want to fight. Sooner the better, and I’m looking forward to getting back out there.” During last night’s post-fight presser, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone stated that he will fight anyone,...

Jul 17, 2014 12:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 45 Medical Suspensions Report

The State of New Jersey has suspended several participants from last night’s UFC Fight Night 45 event, some for a very long time. UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller’ took place from the Revel Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Among the suspended are main event fighter, Jim Miller, who must be cleared by...

Jul 17, 2014 6:40 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Donald Cerrone’s KO Over Jim Miller

Last night on FOX Sports 1, Donald Cerrone racked up his third straight win of 2014. It was an impressive performance infront of a packed Revel Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Here’s how the MMA world saw it: Congrats @Cowboycerrone nice Head kick KO!! — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) July 17, 2014 So excited for...

Jul 17, 2014 6:30 am

PHOTO | Jessamyn Duke Breaks Hand In Last Night’s UFC Fight Night 45 Bout

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 45 event, one of Ronda Rousey’s Four-headed horsewomen, Jessamyn Duke failed to deliver for the second consecutive time. Her teammate and cornerman, Shayna Baszler took to twitter with explanations and photo’s as did Jessamyn. Check it: Prefight interview I said @hellahighhd had a brick head & could take a...