Edson “Junior” Barboza

MMA Record: 22-10-0

Edson “Junior” Barboza is a 35 year old Male fighter from Brazil with a 22-10-0 pro MMA record. Barboza most recently fought Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night on Saturday August 28, 2021. Edson Barboza lost to Giga Chikadze by KO/TKO at 1:44 of Round 3 in the Featherweight division.

Edson Barboza has 22 wins with a 64% finish rate, including 12 by knockout, 2 by submission, 8 by decision.

Edson Barboza's Last Fight

Giga Chikadze DEF Edson Barboza
KO/TKO R3 1:44

Bio Stats

  • Age 35
  • Reach 75' (190.5 cm)
  • Height 71.3' (181 cm)
  • Country Brazil

Fighting Stats

  • Recent form LWWLL
  • Win breakdown 12 KO • 2 SUB • 8 DEC
  • Finish rate 64%
  • Loss breakdown 4 KO • 2 SUB • 4 DEC

Edson “Junior” Barboza's Record Analysis


Edson “Junior” Barboza full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Organization
Loss 22-9-0 Giga Chikadze KO/TKO R3 1:44 UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze 2021-08-28 Featherweight UFC
Win 21-9-0 Shane Burgos KO/TKO R3 1:16 UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler 2021-05-15 Featherweight UFC
Win 20-9-0 Makwan Amirkhani DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen 2020-10-10 Featherweight UFC
Loss 20-8-0 Dan Ige DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris 2020-05-16 Featherweight UFC
Loss 20-7-0 Paul Felder DEC R3 5:00 UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier 2019-09-07 Lightweight UFC
Loss 20-6-0 Justin Gaethje KO/TKO R1 2:30 UFC on ESPN 2: Barboza vs. Gaethje 2019-03-30 Lightweight UFC
Win 19-6-0 Dan Hooker KO/TKO R3 2:19 UFC on FOX 31: Lee vs. Iaquinta 2 2018-12-15 Lightweight UFC
Loss 19-5-0 Kevin Lee KO/TKO R5 2:18 UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee 2018-04-21 Catchweight UFC
Loss 19-4-0 Khabib Nurmagomedov DEC R3 5:00 UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm 2017-12-30 Lightweight UFC
Win 18-4-0 Beneil Dariush KO/TKO R2 3:35 UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum 2017-03-11 Lightweight UFC
Win 17-4-0 Gilbert Melendez DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 20: Holm vs. Shevchenko 2016-07-23 Lightweight UFC
Win 16-4-0 Anthony Pettis DEC R3 5:00 UFC 197: Jones vs. Saint Preux 2016-04-23 Lightweight UFC
Loss 16-3-0 Tony Ferguson SUB R2 2:54 The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale: 2015-12-11 Lightweight UFC
Win 15-3-0 Paul Felder DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 2015-07-25 Lightweight UFC
Loss 15-2-0 Michael Johnson DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir 2015-02-22 Lightweight UFC
Win 14-2-0 Bobby Green DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson 2014-11-22 Lightweight UFC
Win 13-2-0 Evan Dunham KO/TKO R1 3:06 UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller 2014-07-16 Lightweight UFC
Loss 13-1-0 Donald Cerrone SUB R1 3:15 UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne 2014-04-19 Lightweight UFC
Win 12-1-0 Danny Castillo DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 2013-12-14 Lightweight UFC
Win 11-1-0 Rafaello Oliveira KO/TKO R2 1:44 UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman 2013-07-06 Lightweight UFC
Win 10-1-0 Lucas Martins SUB R1 2:38 UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping 2013-01-19 Lightweight UFC
Loss 10-0-0 Jamie Varner KO/TKO R1 3:23 UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir 2012-05-26 Lightweight UFC
Win 9-0-0 Terry Etim KO/TKO R3 2:02 UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes 2012-01-14 Lightweight UFC
Win 8-0-0 Ross Pearson DEC R3 5:00 UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami 2011-08-27 Lightweight UFC
Win 7-0-0 Anthony Njokuani DEC R3 5:00 UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones 2011-03-19 Lightweight UFC
Win 6-0-0 Mike Lullo KO/TKO R3 0:26 UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida 2010-11-20 Lightweight UFC
Win 5-0-0 Marcelo Giudici KO/TKO R1 3:01 Ring of Combat 30: 2010-06-11 Lightweight ROC
Win 4-0-0 Jose Figueroa KO/TKO R1 3:55 Regional circuit 2010-03-05 RMMA
Win 3-0-0 Nabih Barakat KO/TKO R1 1:09 Ring of Combat 28: 2010-02-19 Lightweight ROC
Win 2-0-0 Lee King SUB R1 2:04 Regional circuit 2009-11-20 RMMA
Win 1-0-0 Lee King KO/TKO R2 1:14 Regional circuit 2009-06-13 RMMA
Win 0-0-0 Aaron Steadman KO/TKO R1 3:34 Regional circuit 2009-04-17 RFC
Edson “Junior” Barboza MMA Record: 22-10-0

Edson “Junior” Barboza's MMA career highlights

Professional MMA debut

Barboza made his professional debut against Aaron Steadman on April 17 2009, fighting on the regional circuit.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Aaron Steadman who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Edson Barboza beat Aaron Steadman by KO/TKO at 3:34 of Round 1.

Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Barboza made his debut in the UFC against Mike Lullo on November 20 2010, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida having compiled a 6-0-0 professional MMA record.

Edson Barboza beat Mike Lullo by KO/TKO at 0:26 of Round 3.

Since his debut, Barboza has gone on to fight a total of 26 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 16-10-0.

The first man to defeat Lucas Martins

Barboza defeated the previously unbeaten Lucas Martins on January 19 2013, at UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping. Lucas Martins came into the fight with a 12-0-0 record. Barboza was a -350 betting favorite going into the fight. Edson Barboza beat Lucas Martins by Submission at 2:38 of Round 1.

The first man to defeat Paul Felder

Barboza defeated the previously unbeaten Paul Felder on July 25 2015, at UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2. Paul Felder came into the fight with a 10-0-0 record. Barboza was a -155 betting favorite going into the fight. Edson Barboza beat Paul Felder by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded as fight of the night.

When was Edson Barboza's last win?

Barboza's last win came against Shane Burgos at UFC 262 on Saturday May 15, 2021. Edson Barboza beat Shane Burgos by KO/TKO at 1:16 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded as fight of the night.

Who is Edson Barboza's next opponent?

Barboza is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Edson Barboza's last loss?

Barboza's last loss came against Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night on Saturday August 28, 2021. Edson Barboza lost to Giga Chikadze by KO/TKO at 1:44 of Round 3.

How many UFC fights has Edson Barboza had?

Barboza has fought 26 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 16-10-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Edson Barboza have?

Barboza has knocked out 12 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Edson Barboza have?

Barboza has submitted 2 opponents.

How many times has Edson Barboza been knocked out?

Barboza has been knocked out 4 times.

How many times has Edson Barboza been submitted?

Barboza has been submitted 2 times.


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