Edson
Barboza
16-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 16-3-0
Summary: Explosion and aggression

Fighter Info

Nickname: Junior
From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Nova Fridurgo, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 29
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1250
41% Successful
507
Types of Successful Strikes
0
507
94% Standing
477
14
16
Striking Defense
66
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
9
44% Successful
4
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
2
0
Takedown Defense
83
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Edson Barboza
Jul 25, 2015
64
47
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Edson Barboza
Feb 22, 2015
31
38
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Edson Barboza
Nov 22, 2014
50
54
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Edson Barboza
Jul 16, 2014
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Edson Barboza
Apr 19, 2014
11
28
0
0
2
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Edson Barboza
Dec 14, 2013
55
43
1
0
1
1
3
1
R3 Decision - Majority
Win
Edson Barboza
Jul 6, 2013
49
19
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Edson Barboza
Jan 19, 2013
26
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Edson Barboza
May 26, 2012
11
20
0
2
0
0
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Edson Barboza
Aug 27, 2011
60
55
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Edson Barboza
Mar 19, 2011
46
72
2
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Edson Barboza
Nov 20, 2010
12
43
0
2
1
0
0
1
R3 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I usually train twice a day. Each day is different. I do strength and conditioning, boxing, Muay Thai, sparring, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling…everything necessary to be ready for an MMA fight.
 
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
• 10 wins by knockout, one by submission (anaconda choke). Has ended seven of 15 wins in the first round.

• 25-3 in Muay Thai with 22 Knockouts. Ended 17 fights in the first round. Highly decorated Muay Thai practitioner with many titles to his name

• Has won six of his last eight

Career

Trained With

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

Key Opponents

Ross Pearson
Ross Pearson
19-9-0, 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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