Mar 30 2019
Saturday

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
19-2-0
KO 1
KO 1
0-0-0

The tape

35
Age
38
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
KOKOUDKOUD
19
Wins
0
16
By KO
0
84
KO%
0
1
By SUB
0
5
SUB%
0
2
Loses
0
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2009
21
Bouts
0
43
Rounds
0
2 hours, 47 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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Justin Gaethje vs Edson Barboza report

Who won Gaethje vs Barboza?

Justin Gaethje beat Edson Barboza by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC on ESPN 2, on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Gaethje vs Barboza stats

Justin Gaethje stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 16 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, 0 losses, and 0 draws.

This was Justin Gaethje's 13th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2017. Edson Barboza marked his 30th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2010.

Justin Gaethje's UFC record stood at 8-5-0, while Edson Barboza's came in at 18-12-0.

The stats suggested Gaethje had a massive power advantage over Barboza, boasting a 84% knock out percentage over Barboza's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gaethje had a slight advantage over Barboza, with a 5% submission rate over Barboza's 0%.

Justin Gaethje was the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Barboza had a 5-inch reach advantage.

Gaethje was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 4 months later than Barboza, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 66 to Barboza's 88.

Gaethje vs Barboza form

Edson Barboza had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, 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.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated 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.

Before that, he had won against Dan Hooker at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.

He had lost to Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Activity check

Gaethje's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

Barboza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Gaethje vs Barboza?

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