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Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Barboza vs Topuria?
Edson Barboza is set to face Ilia Topuria, during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 29th October 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Barboza vs Topuria stats
Edson Barboza steps into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ilia Topuria will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Barboza has a large advantage in power over Topuria, boasting at 59% knock out percentage over Topuria's 33%.
Edson Barboza is the older man by 11 years, at 36 years old.
Barboza has a height advantage of 4 inches over Topuria. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Barboza is 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 61 more professional rounds, 77 to Topuria's 16.
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 Bryce Mitchell at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Shane Burgos at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had beat Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had lost to Dan Ige at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Topuria's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
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