Edson Barbosa’s brutal knee that won him the Performance of the Night award at UFC Kansas City (video)

Edson Barbosa didn’t have a very good time in the most famous octagon in the world and scored two defeats in a row. Brazilian He came to the UFC in Kansas City with the desire to defeat Billy Quarantillo. and achieved his goal with a spectacular knockout.

In the first round of the co-main event, his American opponent pinned him against the fence, and when he attempted a takedown, Quarantillo He was surprised by a knee blow from Barbosa that made him fall asleep. immediately and the referee had to intervene to stop the fight.

With this result, the Brazilian secured his place in the top 15 featherweight (145 pounds), where he occupies the 14th position. brutal knockout by Edson Barbosa was selected as “Performance of the Night” UFC after the event and received a $50,000 prize.

Edson Barbosa, 37 He is one of the most experienced UFC fighters and has been with the organization since 2010. An athlete from the American Top Team, before moving up to featherweight, also excelled at lightweight. The Brazilian has 23 wins and 11 losses in his career.

For his part, Billy Quarantillo just beat Alexander Hernandez in December and now lost again in the octagon. American, which has alternated victories and defeats in its recent performances, now has 17 victories and 5 defeats in its track record.

What happened at the UFC in Kansas City?

The UFC Kansas City event, which took place at the T-Mobile Center in Missouri, headlined a bout between featherweights Max Holloway and Arnold Allen.. The former Hawaiian champ showed why he ranked number one in the category as he defeated the Englishman by unanimous decision, who lost his undefeated MMA record.

Now Holloway again approaching the fight for the featherweight title of Alexander Volkanovskiy. and a fourth duel between them may be close to happening. It should be noted that the Australian champion beat the Hawaiian three times and was the one who toppled him from the top of the category.

Besides, two Mexicans emerged victorious from the octagon. Rafa Garcia and Daniel Zellhuber defeated their opponents by unanimous decision and continue their ascent in the UFC.

UFC Kansas City results:

  1. Max Holloway defeated Arnold Allen via unanimous decision.
  2. Edson Barboza knocked out Billy Quarantillo in the first round.
  3. Azamat Murzakanov defeated Dustin Jacoby via unanimous decision.
  4. Ion Cutselaba knocked out Tanner Bozer in the first round.
  5. Pedro Munoz defeated Chris Gutierrez via unanimous decision.
  6. Rafa Garcia defeated Clay Guida via unanimous decision.
  7. Bill Algeo defeated TJ Brown in the second round.
  8. Brandon Royval knocked out Matheus Nicolau in the first round.
  9. Zach Cummings knocked out Ed Herman in the third round.
  10. Gillian Robertson defeated Piera Rodriguez in the second round.
  11. Daniel Zellhuber defeated Lando Vannata via unanimous decision.
  12. Denise Gomez knocked out Bruna Brazil in the second round.
  13. Gaston Bolanos defeated Aaron Phillips via unanimous decision.
  14. Joselyn Edwards defeated Lucy Pudilova via split decision.

Author: Cleberly Mendoza
Source: La Opinion


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