Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Burgos vs Barboza?
Edson Barboza beat Shane Burgos by , during the main card of UFC 262, on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Edson Barboza.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Burgos vs Barboza stats
Shane Burgos stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Edson Barboza made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Burgos and Barboza have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Shane Burgos was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Burgos had 1-inch reach advantage.
Burgos was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 3 months later than Barboza, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 37 less professional rounds, 34 to Barboza's 71.
Burgos vs Barboza form
Barboza had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had 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 had been beaten by 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 had lost to 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 had been beaten by 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 had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Barboza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.