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Edson Barboza crushes Gilbert Melendez with brutal kicks in decision win at UFC Chicago

Edson Barboza unleashed his patented leg kicks Saturday night to help him secure a unanimous decision victory over Gilbert Melendez at UFC Fight Night from Chicago. The scores were 30-27, 30-27 and 29-28 in favor of Barboza.The fight was close over the first five minutes, with Melendez finding success with sweeping combinations while Barboza began to tenderize "El Nino" with kicks...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 20 Highlight: Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez

Edson Barboza improved his record to (18-4) tonight against former Strikeforce lightweight champion and UFC #1 contender Gilbert Melendez (22-6) in the co-main event on UFC on FOX 20. Barboza targeted the lead left leg of Melendez from the start, eventually taking it out of the equation making it impossible for “El Nino” to turn the fight into a brawl like he wanted to. While...
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago

Edson Barboza addresses possible fight with teammate Eddie Alvarez

As Edson Barboza prepared to face former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in his last fight, he was confident about getting a win, but the addition of a secret weapon to his training camp made all the difference.That weapon was fellow lightweight Eddie Alvarez.Alvarez recently relocated from working with his previous team in Florida to move back home, where he started working...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza wins close striking war with Paul Felder

For three straight rounds, Edson Barboza and Paul Felder both resembled coiled King Cobras -- ready to spring into lethal attacks. After fifteen minutes of back-and-forth striking on the feet, Barboza emerged with the unanimous decision victory. Scores were 29-28, all around, for Barboza. "I train with the best team in the world. Thank God for another victory. I trained so hard...
Via FOX Sports
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza Defeats Paul Felder By Unanimous Decision At UFC On FOX 16

In an entertaining striking battle at UFC On FOX 16 tonight Edson Barboza claimed a unanimous decision victory over Paul Felder. Round One: Both men swing and miss with punches to start. Felder lands a punch and misses with a leg kick. They start to move around each other at range, settling into the contest. Barboza with a leg kick. Body punch for Felder. Hard body kick for...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Felder takes crushing nutshot from Edson Barboza (Video)

Edson Barboza gave Paul Felder one of the most painful looking cup checks we have ever seen. During the first round of their fight at “UFC Fight Night” Saturday in Chicago, Barboza nailed Felder with a spinning back kick. The only problem was his foot landed much lower than intended, and it caught Felder right...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Defeats Edson Barboza By Decision At UFC Fight Night 61

Michael Johnson continued to show his evolution as a fighter tonight at UFC Fight Night 61 with a high-tempo unanimous decision victory over Edson Barboza. Round One: Johnson with a right hand to start and Barboza responds with a body kick. Johnson pushing the pace with punches and Barboza throws a kick upstairs. Johnson in again and Barboza works to the body as his opponent targets...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Returns To Fight Edson Barboza At UFC Fight Night 61

A lightweight encounter between Michael Johnson and Edson Barboza has been announced as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on February 22nd. Johnson is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, defeating respected opponents like Joe Lauzon, Gleison Tibau and Melvin Guillard along the way to establish himself as a significant player in the lightweight...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson set as co-main event for UFC Fight Night in Brazil

Two of the top lightweights in the world will square off in the newly announced co-main event for UFC Fight Night on February 22 as Edson Barboza meets Michael Johnson in Brazil. UFC officials announced the new matchup on Sunday. Barboza (15-2) is fresh off his biggest career win after dispatching Bobby Green in his last fight, which put the Brazilian striker all the way up to No...
Via FOX Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Edson Barboza Outstrikes Bobby Green To Decision Win At UFC Fight Night 57

Edson Barboza was able to outstrike Bobby Green over the course of three rounds tonight in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57. Round One: Barboza with a quick leg kick to start. He flicks up a front kick to the face that just misses. Barboza loads up on a big kick to the midsection, but Green then sweeps his other leg for the takedown. Barboza is right back up though. Green...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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