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Edson Barboza calls for BMF title fight with Max Holloway after UFC Vegas 92 return: ‘Bro, imagine’

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Edson Barboza calls for BMF title fight with Max Holloway after UFC Vegas 92 return: ‘Bro, imagine’



Ahead of his return to the Octagon this weekend at UFC Vegas 92, fan-favorite striker, Edson Barboza has staked his claim for a symbolic BMF championship fight with recently-minted titleholder, Max Holloway – claiming if anybody deserves it based on highlights, it’s him.

Barboza, the current number twelve ranked featherweight contender, returns to the Octagon this weekend in a high-stakes clash with Manchester native Lerone Murphy – in search of his third consecutive victory at the weight class.

Edson Barboza scores decision win over Sodiq Yusuff in rallying striking victory UFC Vegas 81 Highlights
Mandatory Credit: Chris Unger – Zuffa LLC

Barboza has not been seen in action since a unanimous decision victory over Sodiq Yousuff in October last year, in the main UFC Vegas 81 event. Prior to that, Nova Friburgo’s Barboza won a first-round knee KO over Billy Quarantillo.

Knee from Barboza at UFC Kansas City
Barboza’s Knee at UFC Kansas City

Edson Barboza aims to fight Max Holloway for the BMF title

Racking up another highlight-reel finish amongst a career of shocking knockout finishes, Brazilian star, Barboza has floated a future BMF title fight with Hawiian favorite, Holloway, claiming his résumé of stoppages should firmly cement him as a deserving challenger.

“If one guy deserves to fight for the BMF title,…



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