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Giga Chikadze Says He’s The People’s Champ Of The UFC FW Division

Giga Chikadze wants his respect.  The Georgian striker is fresh off the biggest win of his career after finishing Edson Barboza in his most recent outing. Chikadze showcased just how …read more

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Edson Barboza targets December return after UFC main event loss to Giga Chikadze

Edson Barboza wants to course correct his career before the end of the year.
Barboza’s (22-10 MMA, 16-10 UFC) trajectory toward a UFC featherweight title shot took a big blow this …read more

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Giga Chikadze reveals he released submission against Edson Barboza because he promised to deliver a knockout

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Giga Chikadze is serious about proving that he’s the best striker in all of mixed martial arts.
The latest example came …read more

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Edson Barboza says he “can’t wait for the next war” following recent loss to Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35

UFC featherweight contender Edson Barboza reacted following his recent third-round knockout loss to Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35. Barboza suffered a tough loss to Chikadze when he was finished …read more

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Burgos vs. Quarantillo added to UFC 268

Shane Burgos before his fight against Edson Barboza at UFC 262 in May. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

A fun featherweight fight has …read more

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Posted on September 5, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Giga Chikadze upset with UFC ranking after Edson Barboza win: 'I kick the sh*t out of people'

Giga Chikadze expected bigger advancement in the UFC’s official featherweight rankings after his main event win over Edson Barboza, and he’s disappointed he didn’t get it.
Chikadze (14-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) …read more

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Video: What should Giga Chikadze do next?

Giga Chikadze picked up the biggest win of his career this past Saturday in the main event of UFC on ESPN 30 against Edson Barboza.
While it may have been overshadowed …read more

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Rafael Cordeiro: ‘You can’t doubt’ Giga Chikadze anymore

Giga Chikadze knocked out Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Coach Rafael Cordeiro is happy with the work he …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Giga Chikadze after UFC on ESPN 30 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Edson Barboza after UFC on ESPN 30 loss?)
Giga Chikadze erased any doubt that he’s a serious player to watch in the UFC …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Edson Barboza after UFC on ESPN 30 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Giga Chikadze after UFC on ESPN 30 win?)
Edson Barboza’s main event struggles continued on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 30.
Barboza (22-10 MMA, …read more

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What’s next for Giga Chikadze and Edson Barboza after UFC Vegas 35?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 35, top-10 featherweights collided as Giga Chikadze took on Edson Barboza in an anticipated bout. Chikadze entered the fight coming off a first-round …read more

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Giga Chikadze expects higher ranking at featherweight: ‘I want to see myself top-five next week’

Giga Chikadze after his fight with Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Chikadze says he …read more

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UFC Vegas 35: Fights to make

What’s next for Edson Barboza after his loss to Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35? | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

All the best, most …read more

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Wife of Edson Barboza reacts following vicious knockout loss at UFC Vegas 35

The wife of Edson Barboza, Bruna, reacted following her husband’s vicious knockout loss to Giga Chikadze on Saturday night at UFC Vegas 35. Barboza suffered a third-round knockout defeat to …read more

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Dana White gushes over “badass” Giga Chikadze following highlight-reel finish over Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35

UFC president Dana White gushes over featherweight Giga Chikadze following his highlight-reel finish over Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35. Chikadze won his seventh straight fight in the UFC and …read more

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Giga Chikadze calls out Max Holloway following TKO win over Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35

UFC featherweight contender Giga Chikadze called out Max Holloway following his third-round TKO win over Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35. Chikadze finished Barboza in the third round with an …read more

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Giga Chikadze calls out Max Holloway after UFC main event win

Giga Chikadze moments before his UFC Vegas 35 headliner against Edson Barboza. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

After an impressive win over Edson …read more

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UFC on ESPN 30 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Edson Barboza, Sam Alvey net biggest bags

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 30 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $171,000.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and …read more

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UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs. Chikadze - Winners and Losers

Giga Chikadze after his win over Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The real winners and losers from UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 video highlights: Giga Chikadze TKOs Edson Barboza

Giga Chikadze TKO’d Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out the full fight video highlights of Giga Chikadze …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 results: Giga Chikadze stops Edson Barboza

Giga Chikadze topped the UFC Vegas 35 results on Saturday night with a third-round stoppage of Edson Barboza in Las Vegas. Two new Ultimate Fighters were crowned as well with …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 bonuses: Giga Chikadze cashes extra $50,000 for vicious finish of Edson Barboza

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Giga Chikadze is three-for-three on his latest bonus streak.
Chikadze was one of four fighters to receive a $50,000 post-fight bonus …read more

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Giga Chikadze puts on striking clinic to finish Edson Barboza in UFC Vegas 35 main event, calls out Max Holloway

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Giga Chikadze has been calling himself the best striker in the featherweight division and he took a big step towards …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 Bonus Report: Four fighters awarded POTN honors

The Octagon remained in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 35 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze. The highly anticipated featherweight main event turned out …read more

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UFC on ESPN 30 results: Giga Chikadze blasts Edson Barboza, finishes striking battle with TKO

Giga Chikadze long sought a ranked contender. When he was finally matched up with one for a fight Saturday, he made the most of it.
In the UFC on ESPN 30 …read more

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Ttakeaways: Giga Chikadze walks the walk with knockout of Edson Barboza

Chikadze was on an eight-fight winning streak entering his bout with Barboza, yet still had something to prove. …read more

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Giga Chikadze Thumps Edson Barboza, Nets Stoppage in UFC on ESPN 30 Headliner

Giga Chikadze blows away Edson Barboza in UFC on ESPN 30 main event. …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2021, 5:46 am By
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Chikadze crushes Barboza in statement TKO win

Giga Chikadze announced himself as a major player in the featherweight division with an impressive third-round TKO win over Edson Barboza on Saturday night. …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2021, 5:46 am By
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UFC Vegas 35 in Tweets: Pros react to Giga Chikadze’s brutal KO of Edson Barboza, more

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Featherweight has a dangerous new contender.
Giga Chikadze announced himself as a main player in the 145-pound division Saturday night with …read more

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Results and video: Giga Chikadze stops Edson Barboza with strikes in UFC Vegas 35 main event

Giga Chikadze stopped Edson Barboza with strikes in round 3 at UFC Vegas 35 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Pros react to Giga Chikadze’s thrilling TKO of Edson Barboza

Giga Chikadze TKO’d Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Giga Chikadze TKO’d Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35. On …read more

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Pros react after Giga Chikadze TKO’s Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 35 was headlined by a key men’s featherweight bout featuring Giga Chikadze taking on Edson Barboza. Chikadze (14-2 MMA) has won his last eight fights in a …read more

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Giga Chikadze vs. Edson Barboza full fight video highlights

Giga Chikadze beat Edson Barboza in UFC Vegas 35 main event. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Watch Giga Chikadze vs. Edson Barboza full fight …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 Results: Giga Chikadze TKO’s Edson Barboza (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 35 is headlined by a key men’s featherweight bout featuring Giga Chikadze taking on Edson Barboza. Chikadze (13-2 MMA) has won his last eight fights in a …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 live blog: Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze

Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze | Chris Unger, Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC Vegas 35 live blog for Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze, the …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 live results: Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC Vegas 35 live results from the UFC …read more

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[ARCHIVES] Barboza On Famous Terry Etim KO: ‘He Was Almost Dead’

Don’t blink. Tonight at UFC Vegas 35, there could be another famous KO when Edson Barboza main events opposite Giga Chikadze. Here’s a look back on Barboza’s thoughts following one …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 Clash: Barboza Vs. Chikadze!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight kickboxers Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze will clash TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 21, 2021) at UFC …read more

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Edson Barboza breaks down UFC main event with Giga Chikadze: ‘Let’s see how great he is in the striking area’

Edson Barboza scored a nasty KO over Shane Burgos in his most recent fight at UFC 262 | Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Edson Barboza is …read more

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Edson Barboza on third UFC main event: 11 years in, ‘I’m still good entertainment’

Edson Barboza is set to face Giga Chikadze on August 28. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Featherweight Edson Barboza is excited to see that …read more

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UFC Vegas 35: ‘Barboza vs. Chikadze’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 35 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by featherweights Giga Chikadze and Edson Barboza. Chikadze (13-2 MMA) has won his last …read more

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UFC on ESPN 30 weigh-in highlights, faceoffs and photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ESPN 30 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs.
In the main event, Edson Barboza (22-9 MMA, …read more

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Posted on August 27, 2021, 7:47 pm By
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Face Off! Barboza Stares Down ‘Ninja’ In Vegas!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently put the finishing touches on the featherweight main event between Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze, …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 weigh-in results: Edson Barboza, Giga Chikadze on point for featherweight headliner

The official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 35 took place on Friday in Las Vegas, and 23 of the 24 fighters scheduled to compete made weight. The main event of UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 weigh-in results: Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze and TUF finals are set

The UFC Vegas 35 weigh-in results are in and the card’s top three fights are good to go. Saturday’s UFC Vegas 35 featherweight main event is set between Edson Barboza …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 weigh-in results: Edson Barboza, Giga Chikadze on point for main event, prelim fighter misses by 4 pounds

Edson Barboza | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Featherweight contenders Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze, and a fresh set of The Ultimate Fighter standouts are …read more

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UFC on ESPN 30 video: Edson Barboza, Giga Chikadze make weight for headliner

LAS VEGAS – The main event is official for UFC on ESPN 30 on Saturday.
Edson Barboza (22-9 MMA, 16-9 UFC) and Giga Chikadze (13-2 MMA, 6-0 UFC) hit their marks …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 weigh-in video live: Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze

Watch the UFC Vegas 35 weigh-in video live on MMAWeekly.com on Friday, Aug. 27, at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT. Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze square off in …read more

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Edson Barboza hopes for top-five opponent next with win over Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35

UFC featherweight contender Edson Barboza says he hopes for a top-five opponent next with a win over Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35. Barboza steps back into the Octagon on …read more

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UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs. Chikadze Preview/Prediction

Fast-twitch strikers will meet in the middle of the Octagon on Saturday night as Giga Chikadze and Edson Barboza look to make their featherweight ascent. After a turbulent string of …read more

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Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze head-to-head stats

Edson Barboza faces Giga Chikadze in the main event of UFC Vegas 35 | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

How do high-level strikers Edson …read more

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Video: Giga Chikadze doesn’t fear Edson Barboza’s flashy moves: ‘He’s done everything against way lower level strikers’

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Giga Chikadze has long considered himself the best striker in the UFC’s featherweight division and he’s more than anxious to …read more

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UFC on ESPN 30 free fight: Edson Barboza stuns Shane Burgos with delayed reaction KO

Edson Barboza returns to the octagon for his third UFC main event on Saturday when he meets Giga Chikadze at UFC on ESPN 30 in Las Vegas. The main card …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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