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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...

Quote: Conor McGregor Is No More Talented Than 99% of UFC Roster

Edson Barboza believes that despite all the fortune and fame, Conor McGregor is just your average, everyday UFC fighter when it comes to the action between the battle lines. Edson Barboza spent nearly a decade in the UFC’s lightweight division, so it is natural for him to have his opinions...

Edson Barboza Ready To Complete Final Fight On UFC Deal

Edson Barboza has one fight left on his UFC deal and wants to fight it out. After Barboza defeated Makwan Amirkhani to snap his three-fight losing skid and win his first fight at featherweight, the Brazilian wanted to make a quick turnaround. However, that did not happened as he has...

Edson Barboza To Test Free Agency Following Final UFC Fight

34-year-old Edson Barboza made his UFC debut in 2010. All but 6 of his 30 pro-fights have come in the UFC. Barboza has just one fight left on his contract. He says he plans to see what offers are available to him after. “I have one more fight...

UFC on ESPN+ 37 Highlights: Edson Barboza Dominates Makwan Amirkhani

Edson Barboza vs. Makwan Amirkhani put on an interesting fight in the co-main event billing.  The two fighters met in a featherweight bout on Saturday night (October 10, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 37 event from the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island. Barboza pushed the...

Edson Barboza vs. Sodiq Yusuff Reported For October Showdown

Edson Barboza will remain on the October 10 card, but will not be taking on Jeremy Stephens as reported. According to Brazilian outlet, Combate, Barboza will now battle Sodiq Yusuff in a very intriguing featherweight bout. The outlet also reports that Stephens decided to delay his return to the Octagon...

Dan Ige Willing to Give Edson Barboza a Rematch

Dan Ige won a split decision against Edson Barboza at the last UFC event in Jacksonville. While the win was great for his career, the judging left little to be desired by the fighters not winning on the card. No one likes to lose, but it's harder to accept...

Edson Barboza Denied Appeal Of UFC on ESPN 8 Loss

Edson Barboza's team won't even get a chance to appeal the UFC on ESPN 8 loss. Barboza took on Dan Ige this past Saturday night (May 16). The featherweight bout was featured on the main card of UFC on ESPN 8. The bout went the distance and Ige was awarded...

UFC on ESPN 8 Highlights: Dan Ige Edges Out Edson Barboza

Edson Barboza vs. Dan Ige lived up to expectations set out by fight fans at UFC on ESPN 8.  The two fighters met in a featherweight bout at the UFC on ESPN 8event on Saturday night from Jacksonville, Florida at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on ESPN. Barboza nearly ended the...

Edson Barboza Gives Slight Edge To Tony Ferguson Over Khabib

Edson Barboza is leaning towards picking Tony Ferguson to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov. On April 18, Ferguson will challenge UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 249. The title bout is scheduled to take place inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Nurmagomedov has a perfect pro...

Edson Barboza To Move Down to Featherweight Division

Edson Barboza is saying goodbye to the lightweight division and has decided to move down to the UFC's featherweight division for his next fight. Commendably, Edson Barboza had at least one fight in every single year in the 2010s decade, and there is now a possibility for the 33-year-old to...

7 Takeaways From UFC 242

The UFC brought the fights to Abu Dhabi for a scorching UFC 242 and with it came a title unification bout with the return of Khabib Nurmagomedov against Dustin Poirier. An undisputed champion was crowned in a fight that leaves only one option left in the coming year. However, there was a lot...

UFC 242 Highlights: Paul Felder Avenges Loss to Edson Barboza

Paul Felder avenges loss to Edson Barboza at the UFC 242 pay-per-view event.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC 242 show on Saturday (September 7, 2019) from The Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. These guys wanted to win and the fight lived up...