Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
24-12-0
15-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

38
Age
27
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5KO 1UD 3KO 3
Form
KO 2UD 5SUB 2KO 2KO 1
24
Wins
15
14
By KO
5
58
KO%
33
1
By Sub
8
4
SUB%
53
12
Losses
0
4
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015
36
Bouts
15
88
Rounds
25
6 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 34 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

15
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
15
Tapology
1

Edson Barboza vs Ilia Topuria preview

When is Barboza vs Topuria?

Edson Barboza could potentially face Ilia Topuria, in Late 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Barboza vs Topuria stats

Edson Barboza would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Ilia Topuria would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 15 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Barboza would have a large advantage in power over Topuria, boasting a 58% knock out percentage over Topuria's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a massive advantage over Barboza, boasting a 53% submission rate over Barboza's 4%.

Edson Barboza is the older man by 11 years, at 38 years old.

Barboza has a height advantage of 4 inches over Topuria. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Barboza is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Topuria, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 63 more professional rounds, 88 to Topuria's 25.

Barboza vs Topuria form

Barboza has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Lerone Murphy at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Murphy on 18th May 2024 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had beaten 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.

Before that, 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.

He had been defeated by Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Topuria remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Josh Emmett at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had won against Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Jai Herbert at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Ryan Hall at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Edson Barboza has been fighting more than Ilia Topuria.

Edson Barboza last fought 1 month and 29 days ago, while Ilia Topuria's last outing was 5 months ago.

Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Barboza vs Topuria?

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

Edson Barboza vs Ilia Topuria news

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