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Giga Chikadze Says He’s The People’s Champ Of The UFC FW Division

Giga Chikadze wants his respect.  The Georgian striker is fresh off the biggest win of his career after finishing Edson Barboza in his most recent outing. Chikadze showcased just how good his pinpoint striking is en route to the signature victory. He believes the showing was enough to boost him...

MMA Fans React To Paul/Woodley & UFC Vegas 35 Results

The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories Here are some of the raw reactions from the MMA community to the sport’s hottest stories! Paul Def. Woodley Via Decision, Rematch If Woodley Gets Tattoo Last night, Jake Paul defeated Tyron Woodley via split decision. The world was talking about...

Fighters React To Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze At UFC Vegas 35

Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze brought a slugfest in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 35 event on Saturday night (August 28, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. As seen in the fight, both guys had a feeling out process...

UFC Vegas 35 Highlights: Giga Chikadze Finishes Edson Barboza

Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze was a memorable main event.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (August 28, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 35 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. The first round was slow with some moments as Giga managed to rock...

[ARCHIVES] Barboza On Famous Terry Etim KO: ‘He Was Almost Dead’

Don't blink. Tonight at UFC Vegas 35, there could be another famous KO when Edson Barboza main events opposite Giga Chikadze. Here's a look back on Barboza's thoughts following one of the greatest KOs in MMA history. While Edson Barboza claims that his spectacular wheel-kick over Terry Etim at UFC...

UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs. Chikadze Preview & Weigh-In Results

The weigh-in results have now wrapped up, and we've got your final preview for UFC Vegas 35 right here. UFC Vegas 35 takes place tomorrow night from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Following today's weigh-ins, all fights will proceed as scheduled, and there was only one fighter who...

UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs. Chikadze Preview/Prediction

Fast-twitch strikers will meet in the middle of the Octagon on Saturday night as Giga Chikadze and Edson Barboza look to make their featherweight ascent. After a turbulent string of losses in the 155-pound weight class, the hard-kicking Brazilian moved down in weight to hunt gold in a different division....

Giga Chikadze: Barboza Will Be Shocked At My Striking Superiority

Giga Chikadze is feeling confident ahead of his showdown with Edson Barboza. #10-ranked featherweight contender Chikadze is set to face #9-ranked Barboza in what many expect to be a striking extravaganza for the ages. The bout will take place this weekend at the UFC APEX as the main headline event....

Edson Barboza To Giga Chikadze: “If You Stand In Front Of Me, I Hurt You”

UFC featherweight Edson Barboza has sent a warning to fellow contender Giga Chikadze ahead of their five-round main event on August 28. Barboza, who made the move down to 145 pounds in 2020 following back-to-back losses against Justin Gaethje and Paul Felder, is set for his first headlining fight in...

Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze To Headline August 28 Fight Night Event

Giga Chikadze's chase for a high-profile fight in the featherweight division has come to an end. MMA fans have a kickboxing delight on their hands when scintillating strikers Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze face off in the August 28 Fight Night main event. News of the pairing was first reported...

Barboza Wants Kattar Next, Willing To Backup Holloway/Rodriguez

UFC featherweight Edson Barboza is on the hunt for his next opponent and has named Calvin Kattar as his top priority. The Brazilian is officially 2-1 in the 145-pound division, having moved down a weight class following back-to-back losses against lightweights Justin Gaethje and Paul Felder in 2019. Since a defeat...

Edson Barboza Feels More ‘Relaxed’ Fighting With New UFC Contract

Edson Barboza is riding into his next fight more relaxed and motivated after securing a new UFC contract. Edson Barboza is getting ready to face off against Shane Burgos on the main card of this weekend's UFC 262 event. The Brazilian is heading into his 25th UFC fight and...

Edson Barboza Expects War With Shane Burgos at UFC 262

Edson Barboza returns to action at UFC 262 against Shane Burgos and being on the second pay-per-view event having fans return to the UFC, Barboza seems excited to go to war with Burgos. Knowing that he is on the second card bringing back fans, when asked what he thought of...

Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos Slated For UFC 262 Event

Edson Barboza makes his return against fellow featherweight Shane Burgos at the UFC 262 event on May 15. While the venue or location has yet to be announced, the first to announce the news was Combate. At UFC 262 Edson Barboza will look to double down on himself...

Edson Barboza Re-Signs With The UFC To Continue Decade-Plus Run

Edson Barboza will be continuing his lengthy UFC run for at least another few fights. MMA Fighting has revealed that Edson Barboza has re-signed with the UFC on a multi-fight deal. No additional details about the contract were made public. Barboza’s manager Alex Davis released the following statement to announce...