The two top UFC lightweights served as the co-main event for the UFC’s year end fight card, and Barboza was thoroughly dominated by the Russian standout.
Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his overall MMA record to 25-0 with the latest in dominant performances, prompting several pundits to consider him the most dangerous man in the division.
Brazil’s Edson Barboza is right up there with them though, and despite his pummeling 1.5 weeks ago, he’s released an encouraging statement, the first since fight night.
Check it out:
“I just have one thing to say: “I can’t wait to fight again” #loveMyJob”