Following a fun fight, Ige was awarded the split-decision victory. Check out the UFC Fight Island 5 live blog below. Barboza latched onto the clinch again, attacking with knees. Waiting for your permission to load the comments. However, the judges went against him, and Ige instead continues his rise up the ranks. Ige scored with a right then drove his foe into the fence.
Ige punched the midsection effectively. Ige scored a takedown from the clinch!
Ige says despite all Edson's talk, he still hasn't called for a rematch ... but tells us he'll grant Barboza one if he wants. Nasty series of hammerfists from the Brazilian. UFC star Edson Barboza says he deserved the W in that controversial loss to Dan Ige ... and now he's gonna get another shot to prove it -- 'cause Ige tells TMZ Sports he's down to run it back!!!
The eyes of the MMA world were locked onto Saturday’s lightweight championship showdown between Teofimo Lopez and Vasyl Lomachenko. Of course, Ige (14-2) and Barboza (20-9) had an epic featherweight bout at Fight Night 176 last weekend ... with Fifty K coming away with the decision after 3 rounds. Barboza ripped a left hook and switch kick to the liver. I'm COVID Negative and We Won, So Let's Dance!!! Roy Jones Jr. claims promoters delayed his boxing return because Mike Tyson didn’t have a chance on just six weeks notice after being inactive since 2005. Barboza has been adamant he believes he won the fight -- and claims Dana White even admitted his hand shoulda been raised. Ripping low kick from the Brazilian.
For complete UFC on ESPN 8 results and play-by-play coverage click here. Ige dug into the leg once more. Ripping body kick scored for Ige, who then dug into the thigh himself. Result: Dan Ige defeats Edson Barboza via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28). Asteroid Could Hit U.S. Day Before Election!!! MMA Mania, UFC news, results, videos, rumors, fights, UFC on ESPN 8 results: Dan Ige splits Edson Barboza in brutal fight, Fighters Speculate On Ortega’s Massive Jockstrap. Barboza landed some hard knees from the double-collar tie. ©2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. What was the deal with Brian Ortega’s ridiculously oversized protective cup? Dan Ige and Edson Barboza faced each other in a Featherweight clash tonight (Sat., May 16, 2020) at UFC on ESPN 8, which took place inside Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Barboza like stole a close round with his strikes from top position in the final 15 seconds. His two most recent appearances, which came against Dan Ige and Paul Felder, were controversial calls, particularly the loss to Ige in his featherweight debut. This is the UFC Fight Island 5 live blog for Edson Barboza vs. Makwan Amirkhani, the featherweight co-headliner headliner for Saturday’s fight card on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.. Barboza… Amirkhani is three months removed from his most recent octagon appearance, a first-round submission of Danny Henry that put him back in the win column after a TKO setback against Shane Burgos. "I understand how bad he wants to win, but you know what ... the guy, for how much he's saying he won the fight, not one person from his team has asked for a rematch. Ige opened the bout with a big pair of hooks.
Ige connected on an overhand and a body shot. Big left hook from Barboza rocked Ige, who then ripped the body well. "The guy's a legend, the guy's been around. Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez full fight video highlights. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Download the TMZ App on the Apple App Store, Download the TMZ App on the Google Play Store. The close setback on the scorecards gives him a chance to reframe his comeback at 145 pounds, particularly against the grappling-friendly Amirkhani. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Barboza ripped a knee to the mid-section.
Good switch kick landed for Barboza. ", "I'll give him a rematch. © 2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. Despite strong showings against a murderer’s row of competition, he’s lost five of his past six fights. Ige scored with a heavy body kick. Edson Barboza seemingly made good on his Featherweight debut, appearing to steal the decision with his brutal body kick at the end of the second.
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