Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
24-11-0
26-7-0

The tape

38
Age
32
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 1UD 3KO 3KO 3
Form
KO 5KO 3UD 5UD 5UD 5
24
Wins
26
14
By KO
12
58
KO%
46
1
By Sub
2
4
SUB%
8
11
Losses
7
4
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
35
Bouts
33
83
Rounds
110
6 hours, 0 minutes
Fight Time
8 hours, 49 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

11
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
14
Tapology
2

Edson Barboza vs Max Holloway preview

When is Barboza vs Holloway?

Edson Barboza could potentially face the challenge of Max Holloway, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Barboza vs Holloway stats

Edson Barboza would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Max Holloway would make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Barboza would have an advantage in power over Holloway, with a 58% knock out percentage over Holloway's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Holloway would have a slight advantage over Barboza, with a 8% submission rate over Barboza's 4%.

Edson Barboza is the older man by 6 years, at 38 years old.

Barboza has 6-inch reach advantage.

Barboza is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Holloway, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 27 less professional rounds, 83 to Holloway's 110.

Barboza vs Holloway form

Barboza has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he won against Sodiq Yusuff at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Billy Quarantillo at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Bryce Mitchell at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

He had beat Shane Burgos at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Holloway has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Going into that contest, he had won against Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Max Holloway has been fighting more than Edson Barboza.

Edson Barboza last fought 6 months and 3 days ago, while Max Holloway's last outing was 4 days ago.

Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Holloway's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Barboza vs Holloway?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Barboza vs Holloway yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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