Late 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
22-11-0
12-0-0

The tape

37
Age
26
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

UD 3KO 3KO 3UD 3SD 3
Form
SUB 2KO 2KO 1UD 3SUB 1
22
Wins
12
13
By KO
4
59
KO%
33
1
By Sub
7
5
SUB%
58
11
Losses
0
4
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015
33
Bouts
12
77
Rounds
16
5 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
52 minutes, 56 seconds

Current rankings @ Featherweight

14
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
15
Tapology
9

Edson Barboza vs Ilia Topuria preview

When is Barboza vs Topuria?

Edson Barboza could potentially face Ilia Topuria, in Late 2022.

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 22 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 13 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 12 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Barboza would have a large advantage in power over Topuria, boasting at 59% 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, boosting at 58% submission rate over Barboza's 5%.

Edson Barboza is the older man by 11 years, at 37 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 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.

Topuria remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

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

Going into that contest, he had beat Ryan Hall at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Youssef Zalal 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 won against Brian Bouland at Cage Warriors 94 on 16th June 2018 by submission in the 1st round in their Cage Warriors Bantamweight championship fight at Lotto Arena, Antwerp, Belgium.

Activity check

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

Edson Barboza last fought 11 months and 1 day ago, while Ilia Topuria's last outing was 1 month and 27 days ago.

Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 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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