Archive: Edson Barboza

Apr 19, 2014 10:56 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne’ Pre-Fight Preview

A world title shot is on the line as Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Fabricio Werdum matches wits and fists with Hawaiian knockout artist Travis Browne in a five-round heavyweight showdown. Watch FOX UFC Saturday live Saturday, April 19 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT.

Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Dana White: ‘Overeem Fight Changed Travis Browne’

“I honestly think that Alistair [Overeem] fight changed him; it completely changed him into a different person. He talked to me that night after the fight and said that he had never felt so close to death and that the shots he took to the body were unbelievable. After that fight, he is a completely...

Apr 18, 2014 2:00 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Weigh-In Results

The UFC hit Orlando today with the UFC on FOX 11 weigh-ins event and it was a smashing success. In front of an energetic crowd, all participants from tomorrow night’s UFC on FOX 11 event hit the scales to make their bouts official. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX, 5 p.m....

Apr 15, 2014 6:01 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum: A Day in the Life

MHP spends a day with MMA fighter Fabricio Werdum. We peek behind the scenes to get a look into his training, talk to his coaches and his wife and get an insight into how this grappler is working to become the king of mixed martial arts!

Apr 14, 2014 9:07 pm

Greg Jackson: Cain Velasquez As Dangerous As Werdum On The Ground

“No, I wouldn’t say that. Certainly he’s one of the most dangerous. There’s people with amazing ground-and-pound — Cain [Velasquez], among others — that are very dangerous if they get on top of you. Certainly [Werdum’s] got one of the best guards in all of MMA and certainly the heavyweights, so we have to be...

Apr 6, 2014 8:46 pm

Werdum: Cain Prefers Browne Fight Due To Ground Game

“Everybody knows that he doesn’t have it on the ground. He goes on the ground, he tries to stand up. He doesn’t have confidence … [Velasquez] knows when he takes me down, it’s just starting the fight on the ground. [Fighting Browne] is much better for him for sure.” “I’m confident in my stand-up, too....

Apr 3, 2014 9:47 am

UFC On FOX 11 Card Finalized

UFC on FOX 11 now has its thirteenth and final bout for the April 19 event. A middleweight showdown between Yoel Romero (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Brad Tavares (12-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was chosen as the final main-card attraction. This card is quite the well-rounded one, as we will see huge heavyweights slug it out (Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum),...

Apr 2, 2014 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Browne: ‘No Pressure’ In Title-Eliminator With Werdum

Video: Browne gearing up to fight Werdum Travis Browne on his upcoming FOX UFC SATURDAY headliner fight against Fabricio Werdum: “Earlier in my career, all I wanted to do is fight for the title. Now I have so much more in the big picture. This fight has no more pressure than my other fights. The...

Apr 1, 2014 11:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Pat Healy: ‘ I want to erase last year from everyone’s mind’

Pat Healy has 49 pro MMA fights under his belt. In those 49 fights, Healy has earned 23 victories by either knockout or submission. So, when Healy hears fans call out fighters – including himself – for not finishing bouts, he gets a little upset. “It bothers me a little bit when I hear that,”...

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...

Mar 10, 2014 11:58 am

Dos Anjos Hoping UFC on FOX 11 Win Over Khabib Enough To Earn Title Shot

“I hope that a win over [Nurmagomedov] gives me a chance for the title. I’ve been working hard for that and it will be six wins in a roll. A win over Khabib will be a big step forward. Khabilov is a thought opponent, but the fight against Khabib makes more sense for me… I’m...

Feb 20, 2014 4:17 pm

Danny Castillo vs Isaac Valllie-Flagg Set For UFC 172

  UFC lightweight and member of Team Alpha Male Danny Castillo will fight Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172, which takes place in Baltimore on April 26. The UFC announced the fight on Thursday. Castillo is looking to bounce back from his unanimous decision loss to Edson Barboza back in December. Before that loss Castillo had...

Feb 13, 2014 6:12 am

PHOTO | UFC on FOX 11 Poster – First Look

In a press release, UFC officials released the first promotional poster for the upcoming UFC on FOX 11 event. UFC on FOX 11 goes down on April 16, from Orlando, Florida.

Feb 10, 2014 6:33 am

Dos Anjos on Khabib: ‘I’m going to shut him up’

“I was preparing to fight, almost ready, with no injuries and my opponent hurt himself. But, in the end, I liked it because they gave an opponent with more expression. Khabib is undefeated. I believe that winning on him would be a bigger than one over Khabilov”. “I think that Khabilov has better wrestling than...

Feb 6, 2014 6:12 pm

Thiago Alves Returns After Two-Years For UFC on FOX 11 Bout Against Baczynski

If you thought the UFC’s welterweight division was jammed up with talent before, it just got better. After a lengthy layoff, former title challenger Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves, is set to finally make his return to action during the UFC’s April trip to Florida. UFC on FOX 11 goes down from the Amway Center in Orlando,...

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...