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  • 28 days ago
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A lightweight showdown between Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson will serve as the co-main event when the Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Fighting in his native Brazil for the first time since January of 2013, lightweight contender Edson Barboza will look to extend his current winning streak to three when he meets Michael Johnson... read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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A sizzling match-up between ranked lightweights is now on the books, as Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson have agreed to meet on Feb. 22 as co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The UFC announced the bout on Sunday. Barboza (15-2), the No. 6 lightweight on the UFC's media generated rankings, rides into the contest fresh from the biggest win of his career, a unanimous decision over Bobby Green this past November. The 28-year-old Brazilian possesses ferocious kicks and extensive Muay Thai experienc read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked an electric lightweight co-main event for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 61: "Evans vs. Teixeira" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, scheduled for Feb. 22, 2015 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson. Barboza (15-2) is 5-1 over the last two years and re-entered the 155-pound title chase with a convincing unanimous decision win over Strikeforce import Bobby Green just last read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Lightweight hopefuls Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson take the co-main event slot at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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A key lightweight match-up has been booked for Porto Alegre in February, as Edson Barboza returns to Brazil to face Michael Johnson. On the heels of a big win at the end of November, lightweight striker Edson Barboza's next fight will be a home bout in Brazil. Today officials announced that Barboza will take on 12th ranked Michael Johnson, who hasn't fought since March. This will serve as the co-main event to Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira: #6 ranked lightweight @EdsonBarbozaJR will face #12 @ read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The co-main event is set for the UFC’s February return to Brazil as Edson Barboza will meet Michael Johnson in a lightweight fight. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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But, Alex Davis hopes to get the fight, if Diaz manages to defeat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. Edson Barboza won his second straight fight inside the Octagon by outpointing Bobby Green at the UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, back on Nov. 22, 2014. Full video highlights here. It was a bout that only came together because Barboza's original opponent, Nate Diaz, turned the fight down, according to manager Alex Davis, though he provided read news >>

  • a month ago
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Edson Barboza improved to 9-2 in the UFC with a unanimous decision victory over Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night 57, but Green wasn’t the original opponent the UFC wanted next for the Brazilian lightweight. Barboza, who was coming off a first-round knockout over Evan Dunham in July, was offered a fight with Nate Diaz. The Brazilian lightweight accepted the challenge, but Diaz declined. "He was supposed to fight Nate Diaz, but Nate didn’t accept the fight," Barboza’s manager Alex Davis told MMAFigh read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC veteran Bobby Green lost a 30-27 unanimous decision vs. Edson Barboza last week in Austin, Texas ... although Green doesn't think he lost the fight at all. Bobby Green's undefeated run in the UFC came to an end at UFC Fight Night in Austin, TX last Saturday, as his lightweight opponent Edson Barboza outpointed him and scored a spinning kick knockdown en route to a 30-27 x3 decision victory. In an extended interview with MMA Junkie, Green discussed his future in the sport, but also had quite read news >>

  • a month ago
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Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Edson Barboza and Mehdi Baghdad.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is from Brazil, but for a few weeks prior to his fights, he becomes a Jersey boy. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Mirko Cro Cop vs. #7 Edson Barboza. Vote now! Well that was not the close battle I expected. In a battle of 4 vs 5 seeds, #4 Carlos Condit easily ran away with things, dominating Gegard Mousasi. A special kudos to the many great comments from this discussion. As one commentator said, this ended up being one of those 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 fights that was still a close, back and fo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 57 event forced some small changes to the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, and main-event winner Frankie Edgar was the most notable mover.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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