Edson
Barboza
13-2-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 13-2-0
Summary: Explosion and aggression

Fighter Info

Nickname: Junior
From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Nova Fridurgo, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 28
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
867
40% Successful
348
Types of Successful Strikes
0
348
93% Standing
322
12
14
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
67% 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
Loss
Donald Cerrone Apr 19, 2014
11 0 2 1 R1 Submission
Edson Barboza 28 0 0 0
Win
Danny Castillo Dec 14, 2013
55 1 1 3 R3 Decision - Majority
Edson Barboza 43 0 1 1
Win
Edson Barboza Jul 6, 2013
49 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Rafaello Oliveira 19 0 0 0
Win
Edson Barboza Jan 19, 2013
26 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Lucas Martins 12 0 0 0
Loss
Edson Barboza May 26, 2012
11 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jamie Varner 20 2 0 1
Win
Edson Barboza Jan 14, 2012
47 0 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Terry Etim 26 2 0 0
Win
Ross Pearson Aug 27, 2011
60 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Edson Barboza 55 0 0 0
Win
Edson Barboza Mar 19, 2011
46 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Anthony Njokuani 72 1 0 0
Win
Mike Lullo Nov 20, 2010
12 0 1 0 R3 KO/TKO
Edson Barboza 43 2 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: My typical day of training is as hard as possible. I've been training Muay Thai, boxing, wrestling, and jiu-jitsu as usual.

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.
•    Nine wins by knockout, one by submission; has ended six of 13 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.

Career

Trained With

Vagner Rocha
Vagner Rocha
7-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Ross Pearson
Ross Pearson
17-6-0, 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
Win
Anthony Njokuani UFC® 128 SHOGUN vs JONES

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