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Who won Ige vs Barboza?
Dan Ige beat Edson Barboza by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night Jacksonville, on Saturday 16th May 2020 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dan Ige.
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).
Ige vs Barboza stats
Dan Ige stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Edson Barboza made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Ige had a large advantage in power over Barboza, boasting at 23% knock out percentage over Barboza's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ige had a massive advantage over Barboza, boasting at 38% submission rate over Barboza's 0%.
Dan Ige was the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Barboza had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ige. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Ige was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 year and 1 month later than Barboza, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 62 to Barboza's 83.
Ige vs Barboza form
Edson Barboza had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this 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.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had been beaten by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Barboza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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