Edson
Barboza
17-4-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #6 Lightweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 6 Fight of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 17-4-0
Summary: Explosion and Aggression

Fighter Info

Nickname: Junior
From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Jupiter, FL USA
Age: 30
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 75"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1499
41% Successful
621
Types of Successful Strikes
0
621
95% Standing
587
14
20
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
12
50% Successful
6
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
2
0
Takedown Defense
85
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Edson Barboza
UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Shevchenko
Jul 23, 2016
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Win
null null
Apr 23, 2016
48
73
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
null null
Dec 11, 2015
41
61
2
0
0
1
0
1
R2 Submission
Fight of the Night
Win
null null
Jul 25, 2015
64
47
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Loss
null null
Feb 22, 2015
31
38
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
null null
Nov 22, 2014
50
54
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
null null
Jul 16, 2014
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
null null
Apr 19, 2014
11
28
0
0
2
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
null null
Dec 14, 2013
55
43
1
0
1
1
3
1
R3 Decision - Majority
Fight of the Night
Win
null null
Jul 6, 2013
49
19
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
null null
Jan 19, 2013
26
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
null null
May 26, 2012
11
20
0
2
0
0
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
null null
Jan 14, 2012
47
26
0
2
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Fight of the Night
Win
null null
Aug 27, 2011
60
55
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Fight of the Night
Win
null null
Mar 19, 2011
46
72
2
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
null null
Nov 20, 2010
12
43
0
2
1
0
0
1
R3 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I train striking in the morning with my coach Ouali. In the afternoon I do strength and conditioning training with Joe, and at night I train Jiu-jitsu with my teammates, Luiz Cane, Eduardo Guedes and Rafael Chaves.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I began fighting professionally in MMA in 2009, but I’ve wanted to fight my whole life.

What ranks and titles have you held? Renaissance MMA Championship, and Ring of Combat Championship

Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ is my hero.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a dream realized, but I don't want to just fight; I want to give a show for the UFC's fans.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting? I have always been a fighter, since I was eight years old.

Favorite grappling technique: Half guard

Favorite Striking technique: All combinations of punches and kicks.

Career

Trained With

Vagner Rocha
Vagner Rocha
11-4-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Ross Pearson
Ross Pearson
21-10-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Mike  Lullo
Mike Lullo
8-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Anthony Njokuani UFC® 128 SHOGUN vs JONES

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