It’s looking like it will be a battle of leg kicks in the City of Brotherly Love.
Well, it might not have been without a hiccup, but Kevin Lee defeated Edson Barboza in New Jersey.
The two top contenders will likely headline the UFC’s trip to Atlantic City in April
Edson Barboza can’t sugarcoat it — losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov hurt.
Khabib Nurmagomedov demolished Edson Barboza at UFC 219. It wasn’t close.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is unfazed if he doesn’t get the takedown on Saturday night.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to return to action at the end of this year against #3 ranked Edson Barboza.
The third ranked fighter on the UFC’s lightweight roster says he will fight Nurmagomedov anywhere, even if that means going to Russia.
Despite three straight wins at lightweight, Edson Barboza has his eye on one of the featherweight division’s biggest names.