Sep 07 2019
Saturday

du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
16-4-0
SD 3
SD 3
0-0-0

The tape

39
Age
38
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

UDSDKOKOKO
Form
KOKOKOUDKO
16
Wins
0
10
By KO
0
63
KO%
0
1
By SUB
0
6
SUB%
0
4
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2009
20
Bouts
0
46
Rounds
0
3 hours, 30 minutes
Fight Time
0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Paul Felder vs Edson Barboza report

Who won Felder vs Barboza?

Paul Felder beat Edson Barboza by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 242, on Saturday 7th September 2019 at du Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Paul Felder.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Felder vs Barboza stats

Paul Felder stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Edson Barboza made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.

The stats suggested Felder had a massive power advantage over Barboza, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Barboza's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Felder had a slight advantage over Barboza, with a 6% submission rate over Barboza's 0%.

Paul Felder was the older man by 1 year, at 39 years old.

Barboza had 5-inch reach advantage.

Felder was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year and 7 months later than Barboza, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 59 to Barboza's 83.

Felder vs Barboza form

Edson Barboza had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Before that, he had lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beat Beneil Dariush at UFC Fight Night 106 on 11th March 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Olympic Training Center, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Activity check

Felder's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Barboza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

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