Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-08-28, pretty good mma fight: Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Chikadze vs Barboza is the main event of the UFC Vegas 35 (also known as UFC on ESPN 30 or TUF 29 Final). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Edson Barboza record
The black belt in tae-kwon-do Edson Barboza entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-9-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Alexander Volkanovski).
He lost three consecutive bouts between 2019 and 2020, the last one with Dan Ige (Edson Barboza vs Dan Ige), but then he has beat Makwan Amirkhani (Edson Barboza vs Makwan Amirkhani) and Shane Burgos (Edson Barboza vs Shane Burgos).
But if you want to watch Barboza’s best fights, here are the ones rated with 4 stars:
- Edson Barboza vs Terry Etim , in 2012
- Edson Barboza vs Beneil Dariush, in 2017
- Edson Barboza vs Justin Gaethje, in 2019
Giga Chikadze record
His opponent, the black belt in karate Giga Chikadze, has an official record of 13-2-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the featherweight division.
He was defeated by Austin Springer in 2018 but since then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Omar Morales, Jamey Simmons and Cub Swanson in his last three (Cub Swanson vs Giga Chikadze).
Chikadze’s next fight: Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze
UFC Vegas 35 info
Event: UFC on ESPN 30: Barboza vs Chikadze
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC Vegas 35 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 35 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze
Bryan Battle vs Gilbert Urbina
Ricky Turcios vs Brady Hiestand
Kevin Lee vs Daniel Rodriguez
Andre Petroski vs Micheal Gillmore
Makhmud Muradov vs Gerald Meerschaert
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Alessio Di Chirico vs Abdul Razak Alhassan
Sam Alvey vs Wellington Turman
Dustin Jacoby vs Darren Stewart
JJ Aldrich vs Vanessa Demopoulos
Jamall Emmers vs Pat Sabatini
Mana Martinez vs Guido Cannetti
UFC Vegas 35 weigh-in
Watch the video of UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs Chikadze weigh-in from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Barboza vs Chikadze full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post.
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Official highlights – spanish
Barboza vs Chikadze result
Giga Chikadze defeated Edson Barboza via TKO at 1:44, round 3.
Barboza vs Chikadze post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Giga Chikadze vs Edson Barboza post-fight octagon interview.
UFC Vegas 35 post-fight press conference
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UFC Vegas 35 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 35.
Giga Chikadze def. Edson Barboza via TKO r3
Bryan Battle def. Gilbert Urbina via SUB r2
Ricky Turcios def. Brady Hiestand via SD
Daniel Rodriguez def. Kevin Lee via UD
Andre Petroski def. Micheal Gillmore via TKO r3
Gerald Meerschaert def. Makhmud Muradov via SUB r2
Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Alessio Di Chirico via KO r1
Wellington Turman def. Sam Alvey via SD
Dustin Jacoby def. Darren Stewart via TKO r1
JJ Aldrich def. Vanessa Demopoulos via UD
Pat Sabatini def. Jamall Emmers via SUB r1
Mana Martinez def. Guido Cannetti via SD
UFC Vegas 35 bonus awards
UFC Vegas 35 Fight of the Night: no bonus awarded
UFC Vegas 35 Performance of the Night: Giga Chikadze, Abdul Razak Alhassan, Gerald Meerschaert and Pat Sabatini