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Al Iaquinta accuses Justin Gaethje of fouling Edson Barboza at UFC Philadelphia

Al Iaquinta has fired back at fellow UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje, this after ‘The Highlight’ accused ‘Raging Al’ of “being scared” to fight.

Iaquinta, who faces Donald Cerrone in the …read more

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Iaquinta accuses Gaethje of eye-poking Barboza: No one said anything

Al Iaquinta says not enough people are talking about the moments leading up to Justin Gaethje’s knockout of Edson Barboza. Al Iaquinta is not all too impressed with Justin Gaethje’s …read more

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Justin Gaethje on fighting Nurmagomedov: ‘He’s not going to go out there and dominate me in a wrestling match’

Justin Gaethje scored perhaps the most impressive victory of his career last month when he knocked out Edson Barboza with a wicked first-round punch at UFC Philadelphia.
The win gave …read more

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Justin Gaethje says Al Iaquinta won’t fight him: ‘He’s scared of me’

ATLANTA — Backstage at UFC 236, Justin Gaethje discusses why Max Holloway is his favorite fighter, his fight against Edson Barboza, having more patience in fights, who he wants next, …read more

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Justin Gaethje wants Conor McGregor or Tony Ferguson next

ATLANTA – Fresh off a highlight-reel knockout of Edson Barboza just two weeks ago, Justin Gaethje feels he’s not far off from a UFC lightweight title shot.
But he’s not about …read more

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Justin Gaethje Says Paul Felder’s Challenge Was “Unprofessional”

Justin Gaethje believes Paul Felder was out of line. Gaethje shared the Octagon with Edson Barboza on March 30. The bout was action-packed but it only lasted two minutes and …read more

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Gaethje Wants McGregor Fight - ‘I’m Going To Knock Him Out’

Surging lightweight contender Justin Gaethje is on top of the world after securing a memorable main event knockout finish over Edson Barboza last weekend at UFC on ESPN 2 (highlights …read more

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Barboza’s coach posts pic of Gaethje landing eye poke in leadup to KO

It looks like Edson Barboza suffered an eye poke just moments before he was knocked out by Justin Gaethje. Edson Barboza suffered the first clean knockout loss of his career …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Philadelphia

UFC Philadelphia’s main event of Justin Gaethje vs. Edson Barboza was one of those rare matchups that as soon as you saw it on paper — and if you were …read more

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Team Barboza: Eye Poke ‘Dictated’ Loss To Gaethje

UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza was laid out by Justin Gaethje in the UFC Philadelphia main event last weekend on ESPN, thanks to a first-round knockout that left the Brazilian …read more

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Edson Barboza’s coach says eye poke changed course of UFC fight with Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje defeated Edson Barboza in the main event of Saturday night’s UFC Philadelphia, but the Brazilian’s team isn’t happy that an eye poke might have affected the outcome.
Barboza was …read more

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Jeremy Stephens wants to fight Justin Gaethje

UFC vet Jeremy Stephens would love to fight Justin Gaethje. Jeremy Stephens is itching for a fight with Justin Gaethje.
Shortly after Gaethje’s stunning first-round knockout of Edson Barboza at UFC …read more

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Edson Barboza’s Manager Says Missed Eye Poke Dictated Justin Gaethje Fight

Edson Barboza’s manager believes a missed eye poke was the deciding factor in his fighter’s loss to Justin Gaethje. Barboza and Gaethje shared the Octagon in the main event of …read more

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Edson Barboza's manager, coach ponder role of alleged eye poke in UFC on ESPN 2 headliner

After a quick knockout loss to Justin Gaethje on Saturday, members of Edson Barboza’s team have taken to social media to wonder about the role of an alleged eye poke …read more

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Rogan names Gaethje as ‘most violent man’ in MMA after UFC Philadelphia

UFC analyst Joe Rogan has nothing but praises for Justin Gaethje after Saturday night’s win over Edson Barboza in Philadelphia. Mixed martial arts fighters take a lot of pride …read more

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Javier Mendez Believes Just Gaethje Would Present 'Not Much' Threat to Nurmagomedov

After Justin Gaethje’s devastating knockout win over Edson Barboza last Saturday night at UFC on ESPN 2, “The Highlight” claimed that he represented the biggest threat to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s lightweight …read more

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Javier Mendez Believes Justin Gaethje Would Present 'Not Much' Threat to Nurmagomedov

After Justin Gaethje’s devastating knockout win over Edson Barboza last Saturday night at UFC on ESPN 2, “The Highlight” claimed that he represented the biggest threat to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s lightweight …read more

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Joe Rogan Calls Justin Gaethje 'The Most Violent Man In The Most Violent Sport'

Justin Gaethje continues to earn plaudits for his exploits inside the Octagon and his latest knockout victory against Edson Barboza over the weekend at UFC on ESPN 2 is possibly …read more

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Posted on April 2, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Jeremy Stephens expresses interest in fight with Justin Gaethje

There is only one Justin Gaethje.

Now 20-2 after his recent fantastic knockout of Edson Barboza in the UFC Philadelphia main event, “The Highlight” continues to live up to his nickname …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach says Justin Gaethje isn’t much of a threat

Following his knockout win over Edson Barboza at UFC Philadelphia, Justin Gaethje proclaimed that he is Khabib Nurmagomedov’s toughest challenge.

Nurmagomedov’s coach, Javier Mendez does not agree with that statement. …read more

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Javier Mendez Not Sold On Justin Gaethje As A Threat To Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje feels he’s the toughest challenge for Khabib Nurmagomedov, but Javier Mendez isn’t sold. Gaethje is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Edson Barboza this past Saturday night …read more

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Edson Barboza welcomes newborn daughter after UFC Philadelphia loss

Edson Barboza had a big reason to smile just hours after his knockout loss to Justin Gaethje.
The Brazilian lightweight came up short in the main event bout at the Wells …read more

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Joe Rogan Labels Justin Gaethje The Most Violent Man In MMA

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan has given Justin Gaethje quite the distinction. This past Saturday night (March 30), Gaethje took center stage against Edson Barboza in the …read more

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Paul Felder Defends His Post-Show Offer To Fight Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje scored another impressive knockout over the weekend at UFC Philadelphia in the highly anticipated main event bout against fellow striker Edson Barboza, and just minutes later found himself …read more

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Posted on April 1, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Five Potential Opponents For Justin Gaethje’s Next Fight

On Saturday night, Justin Gaethje picked up the biggest win of his MMA career to date when he brutally knocked out top-ranked lightweight Edson Barboza in the first round with …read more

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Justin Gaethje Believes He Is The Toughest Matchup For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Fresh off another devastating knockout, this time against the No. 6-ranked lightweight in Edson Barboza at UFC Philadelphia over the weekend, Justin Gaethje now has his sights set on undefeated …read more

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Paul Felder Explains Challenging Justin Gaethje Following UFC On ESPN 2

Paul Felder’s respectful challenge to Justin Gaethje didn’t go over too smoothly. Last night (March 30), Justin Gaethje shared the Octagon with Edson Barboza. The two clashed inside the Wells …read more

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Edson Barboza welcomes newborn daughter Victoria hours after KO loss at UFC Philadelphia

Edson Barboza suffered a knockout loss Saturday, but we’re going to guess he isn’t stressing too much over it at the moment.
Just hours after Barboza’s UFC on ESPN 2 meeting …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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What’s next for UFC Philadelphia main event fighters?

The Octagon returned to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday night for UFC on ESPN 2. In the main event, Justin Gaethje was taking on Edson Barboza in a fight that promised …read more

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What's next for Justin Gaethje, Edson Barboza and other UFC Philadelphia fighters?

Justin Gaethje shined in stopping Edson Barboza in the first round on Saturday night. Whom should The Highlight take on next? …read more

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Paul Felder, Karyn Bryant defend Justin Gaethje interview after UFC Philadelphia

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Justin Gaethje accused UFC on ESPN 2 commentators Paul Felder and Karyn Bryant of trying to steal his thunder after a …read more

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Justin Gaethje Wants ‘Each and Every’ Contender Ahead of Him in UFC Rankings

Justin Gaethje once again proved he is arguably the most exciting fighter in the UFC when he vanquished Edson Barboza in the main event of UFC on ESPN 2 on …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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One Of Khabib’s Biggest Threats?

Justin Gaethje picked up another huge win last night (Sat., March 30, 2019) after knocking out Edson Barboza in the main event of UFC on ESPN 2 inside Wells Fargo …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Justin Gaethje and UFC on ESPN 2's other winning fighters?

(Also see: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Edson Barboza following UFC on ESPN 2 loss?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
With another …read more

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Gaethje: I’m one of the biggest threats to Khabib’s title

Justin Gaethje believes he has the credentials and skillset to be a legitimate threat to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. After a big KO win over Edson Barboza at UFC …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Edson Barboza following UFC on ESPN 2 loss?

(Also see: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Justin Gaethje and UFC on ESPN 2’s other winning fighters?)
Edson Barboza is just 1-3 in his past four fights after suffering a …read more

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Justin Gaethje did more than just win in Philadelphia; he lived up to absurd expectations

Before Justin Gaethje walked out for his fight with Edson Barboza in Philadelphia, Daniel Cormier was squealing on the telecast like there was a helium leak. What the hell is …read more

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UFC on ESPN 2 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Justin Gaethje gets just $4,000

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PHILADELPHIA – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 2 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling …read more

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Justin Gaethje has eyes on Nurmagomedov after UFC Philadelphia KO: ‘I’m the toughest matchup for him’

Justin Gaethje made a thunderous statement Saturday night at UFC Philadelphia.
The 30-year-old lightweight contender knocked out Edson Barboza with a highlight-reel punch at 2:30 of the opening round in UFC …read more

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UFC Philadelphia: Barboza vs. Gaethje - Winners and Losers

UFC Philadelphia ended with a bang when Justin Gaethje put out the lights of Edson Barboza with a single punch, making him the biggest winner of the night… or was …read more

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UFC Philadelphia video recap: Gaethje knocks Barboza stiff in RD 1

In the main event of UFC Philadelphia, Justin Gaethje scored a huge first round knockout win against Edson Barboza. Justin Gaethje again proved why he is one of the most …read more

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Justin Gaethje: I'm among biggest threats to Khabib Nurmagomedov's title reign

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Justin Gaethje def. Edson Barboza at UFC Philadelphia: Best photos

PHILADELPHIA – Justin Gaethje doesn’t know who he will end up fighting next after a big knockout of Edson Barboza at …read more

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Justin Gaethje Criticizes Donald Cerrone’s Spot On UFC Lightweight Rankings

Justin Gaethje is none too pleased with Donald Cerrone’s spot on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight rankings. Earlier tonight (March 30), Gaethje clashed with Edson Barboza in the main …read more

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UFC on ESPN 2 Bonuses: Gaethje, Barboza, Hermansson, Craig Earn $50K Awards

Justin Gaethje vs. Edson Barboza was touted as a can’t miss all-action bout, and it met those expectations while it lasted. …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 2 draws reported 11,123 attendance for $1.1 million live gate

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PHILADELPHIA – Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 2 event drew an announced attendance of 11,123 fans for a live gate of $1,102,542.16.
UFC …read more

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Justin Gaethje: ‘I’m on my way to Khabib, I know I’m the toughest matchup for him’

For the second fight in a row, Justin Gaethje capped off a main event with a highlight reel knockout — this time snuffing Edson Barboza in the first round in …read more

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McGregor Congratulates Gaethje On KO Win - ‘Well Done’

Justin Gaethje’s first-round knockout win over Edson Barboza earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 30, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 2 from inside Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, impressed the MMA …read more

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UFC Philadelphia in Tweets: Pros react to Justin Gaethje KO’ing Edson Barboza, more

Justin Gaethje did it again.
The lightweight division’s human highlight reel needed less than a round to knock out Edson Barboza on Saturday night, downing Barboza with a monstrous right hand …read more

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Pros react after Justin Gaethje KO’s Edson Barboza at UFC Philadelphia

A key lightweight bout between perennial division contenders Justin Gaethje and Edson Barboza headlined tonight’s UFC Philadelphia event.

Gaethje entered tonight’s main event on the heels of a first round …read more

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Waterson calls for title shot following win against Kowalkiewicz

Before UFC Fight Night: Philadelphia’s main event between Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje, several undercard fights have major implications. Here’s how it all is going down. …read more

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Fighters react to Justin Gaethje’s walk-off KO of Edson Barboza at UFC on ESPN 2

Lightweight Justin Gaethje lived up to his “The Highlight” nickname on Saturday by knocking out Edson Barboza in the UFC on ESPN 2 main event in Philadelphia. Following the stunning …read more

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Justin Gaethje Freezes Edson Barboza in UFC on ESPN 2 Headliner in Philadelphia

Justin Gaethje knocks out Edson Barboza’s at UFC on ESPN 2. WATCH » PLAY-by-PLAY » …read more

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UFC Philadelphia results: Justin Gaethje overpowers Edson Barboza with first-round knockout

Saturday night’s UFC Philadelphia main event promised to be be fireworks, and that’s exactly what it was.
Justin Gaethje stood in against Edson Barboza at the Wells Fargo Center, and …read more

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UFC Philadelphia Results: Justin Gaethje KO’s Edson Barboza (VIDEO)

A key lightweight bout between perennial division contenders Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje headlined tonight’s UFC Philadelphia event.

The former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje, enters tonight’s main …read more

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UFC Philadelphia video highlights: Gaethje starches Barboza

Check out the full fight video highlights of Justin Gaethje destroying Edson Barboza in the UFC Philadelphia main event. The UFC’s #8 ranked lightweight Justin Gaethje just destroyed the #6 …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Gaethje’s brutal KO of Barboza

Justin Gaethje finished Edson Barboza in the first round of their bout at UFC Philadelphia. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the short fight. It might have been short, but the …read more

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Justin Gaethje vs. Edson Barboza full fight video highlights

Watch Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje full fight video highlights from UFC Philadelphia’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.
UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Gaethje took place March 30 at the …read more

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UFC Philadelphia results: Gaethje knocks out Barboza with one punch

Justin Gaethje just knocked out Edson Barboza in the UFC Philadelphia main event. In the UFC Philadelphia main event, the promotion’s #8 ranked lightweight Justin Gaethje rocked the #6 …read more

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Justin Gaethje puts Edson Barboza to sleep with hellacious knockout in UFC Philly main event

Justin Gaethje detonated a hellacious right hand bomb midway through the opening round to knockout Edson Barboza in the UFC Fight Night main event from Philadelphja
Official result: Justin Gaethje def. …read more

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Gaethje Knocks Barboza Out Cold in One

All-violence lightweights Justin Gaethje and Edson Barboza threw down tonight (Saturday, March 30, 2019) live on ESPN from inside Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gaethje and Barboza had both …read more

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UFC Philadelphia: Justin Gaethje lays out Edson Barboza with one punch

No punch or kick could keep Justin Gaethje from delivering the one that mattered most.
Gaethje (20-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) sent Edson Barboza (20-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC) to the canvas at …read more

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Gaethje KOs Barboza after first-round slugfest

In a battle of two of the best lightweight strikers, Justin Gaethje got the better of Edson Barboza, knocking him out in a wild first round Saturday night in the …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Gaethje live results

Before UFC Fight Night: Philadelphia’s main event between Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje, several undercard fights have major implications. Here’s how it all is going down. …read more

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UFC Philadelphia: Barboza vs. Gaethje Live Results and Highlights

The octagon returns to Pennsylvania this evening for UFC Philadelphia, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by a lightweight scrap between Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje.

The former World Series of Fighting …read more

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UFC on ESPN 2 main event breakdown: Can Justin Gaethje outslug Edson Barboza?

https://mmajunkie.com/2019/03/ufc-on-espn-2-philadelphia-main-event-breakdown-justin-gaethje-edson-barboza-video-analysis …read more

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UFC Philadelphia betting odds: Barboza slightly favored over Gaethje

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s UFC Philadelphia card, where Edson Barboza is favored over Justin Gaethje in the main event. It’s fight day for UFC Philadelphia! Bloody …read more

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How To Watch ‘Barboza Vs. Gaethje’ Tonight On ESPN!

It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Mar. 30, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 2 from inside Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as perennial lightweight contender Edson Barboza squares …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Justin Gaethje vs. Edson Barboza Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Gaethje vs. Barboza for UFC on ESPN, and everything you don’t about Spanish bull leapers. Edson Barboza vs. …read more

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Preview! Barboza Looking To End ‘Highlight’ Reel

Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight, Edson Barboza, will throw down against fellow 155-pound title hopeful, Justin Gaethje, in the UFC on ESPN 2 five-round main event in what is no …read more

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Check out the UFC Philadelphia Top 5 Finishes Video

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Check out the top five finishes from fighters on the UFC Fight Night Philadelphia card this weekend including Justin Gaethje, Edson Barboza, and Michael Johnson.
TRENDING > Henry Cejudo …read more

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Edson Barboza still passionate after 25 years of fighting, will retire if 'I start to lose too much'

WILMINGTON, Del. – Edson Barboza has been trading blows with other people in one form or another for roughly 25 years. However, he said he has no plans to slow …read more

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UFC ‘Philly’ - New Blood!

UFC on ESPN 2’s main event this weekend (Sat., March 30, 2019) between Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje is a dream match up for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans; however, …read more

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UFC Philadelphia weigh-in results: Barboza 155.5, Gaethje 155.5; Borg misses weight

Ray Borg was the only fighter unable to make weight for Saturday’s UFC Philadelphia card. The UFC Philadelphia official weigh-ins have wrapped up, and headliners Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Face Off! Barboza Stares Down Gaethje In Philly!

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender, Edson Barboza, will throw down against fellow 155-pound title hopeful, Justin Gaethje, in the UFC on ESPN 2 five-round main event tomorrow night (Sat., March …read more

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UFC Philadelphia video: Edson Barboza, Justin Gaethje make weight for main event

WILMINGTON, Del. – Saturday’s main event is set for UFC on ESPN 2 now that both fighters have made weight.
In the lightweight headliner, Edson Barboza (20-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) takes …read more

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Get your kicks: An all-angles guide to must-see Barboza vs. Gaethje

The fight between Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje is going to be an action-packed thriller, but there’s plenty more to see beyond the main event that makes this UFC Fight …read more

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Edson Barboza’s Top 5 UFC Finishes

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Check out Edson Barboza’s highlight reel of knockout finishes before he steps into the Octagon again to face Justin Gaethje at UFC Fight Night Philadelphia. The event marks …read more

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Edson Barboza Wants Fight With Anthony Pettis

UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza (16-3 MMA) is riding high after earning a unanimous decision victory over Paul Felder at July’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago.
The feared Brazilian …read more

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