Archive: Edson Barboza

Jul 16, 2014 7:07 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Lineker TKOs Ozkilic with 9 Seconds Remaining

Flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic put on a hard-hitting display in their fight tonight on Fox Sports 1. Lineker proved to the world tonight that he has the heaviest hands in the flyweight division. This may have confused some viewers, though, as Ozkilic took a lot of punishment before he was finally knocked out....

Jul 16, 2014 6:31 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Martins Drops White, Picks Up KO Win in Round 3

The issue with White’s offense in the first was that he leaned forward with every lunging shot he tried to land. This created an issue because whenever Martins would fire off with a counter hook, White would not only have to step backwards, but he also had to posture up first. This allowed Martins to...

Jul 16, 2014 5:52 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Tibau Beats Healy by way of Unanimous Decision

Last time Pat Healy fought in New Jersey (UFC 165) he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov by way of unanimous decision. Tonight’s result was no different, and he has yet to pick up a win since January 2013 in Strikeforce. Gleison Tibau looked to be in another league at the start of the bout. Healy’s reach...

Jul 16, 2014 5:13 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Smith Crumbles Duke, Gets 1st Round TKO Win

Leslie Smith is a killer. Jessamyn Duke may have an impressive physique, but if you cannot keep your opponent a safe distance away then the reach is pointless. Smith did a great job at closing the distance and for every shot she took, she countered with two of her own. Smith eventually backed Duke up...

Jul 16, 2014 4:49 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Sterling Outclasses Viana, Earns TKO Win in Round 3

Aljamain Sterling completely outclassed Hugo Viana tonight in their bout at “UFC Fight Night 45”. Sterling showed rays of brilliance in his standup and grappling on the path to his TKO victory. Sterling not only put on a great display of offense, but he did a fantastic job at neutralizing any form of offense Viana...

Jul 16, 2014 4:05 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Gadelha Dominates Lahdemaki, Gets Decision Win

The Ultimate Fighting Championship welcomed the straweight division with a fight between Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki. The bout aired on UFC Fight Pass and Gadelha would claim the glory when it was all over. It was no surprise when the bookies revealed their odds for the event that Gadelha was the most favored fighter....

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...

May 2, 2014 6:58 am

Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller headlines UFC Fight Night 45

A key lightweight bout will headline the UFC’s return to Atlantic City this July, as UFC officials recently announced that Donald Cerrone will meet Jim Miller in a five-round contest at “UFC Fight Night 45.” Jim Miller (24-4 MMA, 13-3 UFC) is coming off a first-round submission victory over Yancy Medeiros, which he earned just...

Apr 24, 2014 10:46 am

Coach: Khabib Nurmagomedov Deserves No. 1 Contender Fight

“Well, it would be advantageous, in his position, with as many wins as he’s had in the UFC that he has a No. 1 contender’s spot in his next fight. I think it’s only logical, I think the fans would want to see it. And I think Joe Rogan said that he and Anthony Pettis,...

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...