Ahead of their highly-anticipated fight in the co-featured slot of the UFC On FOX 20 card in Chicago, Illinois this weekend, two highly regarded UFC lightweight contenders talk about their strategy for their big showdown.
Featured above is “The Matchup” video for the Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza co-main event for UFC On FOX 20. The fight features the return from suspension of former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion and UFC title contender Melendez, as well as the first fight since the high-profile victory over former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis for Barboza.
The official description for “Fight Night Chicago: The Matchup – Barboza vs Melendez” reads as follows:
“Go inside the matchup of an important lightweight clash between Edson Barboza and Gilbert Melendez. The two square off in the Octagon on Saturday in the co-main event at Fight Night Chicago on FOX.”
UFC On FOX 20: Holm vs. Shevchenko takes place on Saturday, July 23rd from Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. Check back here at MMANews.com on Saturday evening for a complete UFC On FOX 20 recap.