Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- 14 wins by knockout, one by submission (anaconda choke). Has ended eight of 23 wins in the first round.
- 25-3 in Muay Thai with 22 knockouts. Ended 17 fights in the first round. Highly decorated Muay Thai practitioner with many titles to his name
- Has won 10 of his last 19 and three of his last five
- Six fights at featherweight (3-3)
UFC on ESPN (4/15/23) Barboza knocked out Billy Quarantillo at 2:37 of the first round
UFC 272 (3/5/22) Barboza lost a three round unanimous decision to Bryce Mitchell
UFC on ESPN (8/28/21) Barboza was stopped by Giga Chikadze via strikes at 1:44 of the third round
UFC 262 (5/15/21) Barboza knocked out Shane Burgos at 1:16 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (10/11/20) Barboza won a three round unanimous decision over Makwan Amirkhani
UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Barboza lost a three round split decision to Dan Ige
UFC 242 (9/7/19) Barboza lost a three round split decision to Paul Felder
UFC on ESPN (3/30/19) Barboza was knocked out by Justin Gaethje at 2:30 of the first round
UFC on FOX (12/15/18) Barboza stopped Dan Hooker via strikes at 2:19 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (4/21/18) Barboza lost to Kevin Lee via TKO (Doctor stoppage) at 2:18 of the fifth round
UFC 219 (12/30/17) Barboza lost a three round unanimous decision to Khabib Nurmagomedov
UFC Fight Night (3/11/17) Barboza knocked out Beneil Dariush at 3:35 of the second round
UFC on FOX (7/23/16) Barboza won a three round unanimous decision over Gilbert Melendez
UFC 197 (4/23/16) Barboza won a three round unanimous decision over Anthony Pettis
TUF 21 Finale (12/11/15) Barboza was submitted by Tony Ferguson via D’Arce choke at 2:54 of the second round
UFC on FOX (7/25/15) Barboza won a three round unanimous decision over Paul Felder
UFC Fight Night (2/22/15) Barboza lost a three round unanimous decision to Michael Johnson
UFC Fight Night (11/22/14) Barboza won a three round unanimous decision over Bobby Green
UFC Fight Night (7/16/14) Barboza stopped Evan Dunham via strikes at 3:06 of the first round
UFC on FOX (4/19/14) Barboza was submitted by Donald Cerrone via rear naked choke at 3:15 of the first round
UFC on FOX (12/14/13) Barboza won a three round majority decision over Danny Castillo
UFC 162 (7/6/13) Barboza stopped Rafaello Oliveira via strikes at 1:44 of the second round
UFC on FX (1/19/13) Barboza defeated Lucas Martins via submission due to strikes at 2:38 of the first round
UFC 146 (5/26/12) Barboza was stopped by Jamie Varner via strikes at 3:23 of the first round
UFC 142 (1/14/12) Barboza knocked out Terry Etim at 2:02 of the third round
UFC 134 (8/27/11) Barboza won a three round split decision over Ross Pearson
UFC 128 (3/19/11) Barboza won a three round unanimous decision over Anthony Njokuani
UFC 123 (11/20/10) Barboza stopped Mike Lullo via strikes at :26 of the third round.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I began fighting professionally in MMA in 2009, but I’ve wanted to fight my whole life.
What ranks and titles have you held? Renaissance MMA Championship, and Ring of Combat Championship, purple belt in BJJ.
Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ is my hero.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a dream realized, but I don't want to just fight; I want to give a show for the UFC's fans.
What was your job before you started fighting? I have always been a fighter, since I was eight years old.
Favorite grappling technique: Half guard
Favorite Striking technique: All combinations of punches and kicks