broadcast start time:
US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Burgos vs Barboza?
Shane Burgos is set to square off against Edson Barboza, during the main card of UFC 262, on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
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).
Burgos vs Barboza stats
Shane Burgos steps into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Edson Barboza will make his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Barboza has advantage in power over Burgos, with a 57% knock out percentage over Burgos' 38%.
Shane Burgos is the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Burgos has 1-inch reach advantage.
Burgos is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 3 months later than Barboza, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 37 less professional rounds, 31 to Barboza's 68.
Burgos vs Barboza form
Barboza has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated 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.
Previous to that, he 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.
Going into that contest, he Paul Felder at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he Justin Gaethje at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States.
He had defeated Dan Hooker at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.
Burgos' last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.