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Completed MMA Bout

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez

Co-Main Event | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Edson Barboza defeats Gilbert Melendez via 3 Round Decision

Edson "Junior" Barboza
Mmaweekly large Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez

Barboza
Decision
Round 3

Edson Barboza Gilbert Melendez

"Junior" "El Nino"

17-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   22-5-0
Climbed to 18-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 22-6
-245 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +205 (Moderate Underdog)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Jupiter, Florida   Fighting out of   San Francisco, California
30 years, 6 months, 2 days   Age at Fight   34 years, 3 months, 1 week, 4 days
155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)
5'11" (181cm)   Height   5'9" (176cm)
75.0" (191cm)   Reach   73.0" (185cm)
The Armory   Gym   Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu
UFC on FOX 20
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC on FOX 20: Holm vs. Shevchenko
  • Date: Saturday 07.23.2016 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: United Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Bout Billing: Co-Main Event (fight 10 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Barboza Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Melendez Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Barboza vs. Melendez Fight Predictions

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