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Edson Barboza

From: Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born: Aug 25, 2023
Height: 180cm
Weight: 67kg

Hailing from Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, João “Edson” Barboza Jr. has become a prominent figure in the MMA scene. Born on January 21, 1986, Edson stands at 5’11” and competes at 145 lbs in the featherweight division.

Training with the esteemed American Top Team, Barboza has built an impressive fight record. He has secured 23 wins, with 14 of them being by KO/TKO, accounting for 61% of his victories. He also has 1 submission win and 8 decision victories. On the flip side, he has faced 11 losses, with 4 by KO/TKO, 2 by submission, and 5 by decision.

Some of his recent fights include:

  • A victory against Billy Quarantillo in April 2023 via a KO from a knee.
  • A loss to Bryce Mitchell in March 2022 by unanimous decision.
  • A defeat against Giga Chikadze in August 2021 via TKO from punches.
  • A win against Shane Burgos in May 2021 via KO from punches.
  • Another victory against Makwan Amirkhani in October 2020 by unanimous decision.

Edson Barboza, with his striking proficiency and dynamic fighting style, has been a force to reckon with in the octagon. His fights are a blend of power, agility, and strategy, making him a must-watch fighter in the featherweight division.

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This fighter profile was last checked and updated on: August 25, 2023