VIDEO: Edson Barboza Shares a Heartfelt Moment With His 7 Year Old Son Before UFC Fight Night

Published 08/28/2021, 1:04 PM EDT


Edson Barboza is all set to face Giga Chikadze at the main event of UFC Vegas 35 event. This fight will be Barboza’s 32nd professional MMA fight and his 26th UFC fight. Barboza has had an incredible MMA career till now and has an MMA record of (22-9).

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In his last fight, Barboza faced Shane Burgos at the UFC 262 event. The Brazilian fighter won that fight via a 3rd round KO. This was Barboza’s second consecutive UFC victory, earlier defeating Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Night 179. Barboza is currently ranked No.9 in the UFC rankings and will look to get a victory over Chikadze and move up the Featherweight division.

Apart from being an incredible fighter, Barboza is a loving husband and father. Recently, a video of Barboza with his son has surfaced online. In the video, the father-son duo shares an emotional moment with Barboza telling his son how much he loves him.

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He said, “But I still beat you, bro. Look at me I am bigger, I am stronger. I am your Daddy. You’re never gonna beat me. Did you get emotional, bro, why? He is so emotional kid. You’re going to make daddy cry too, man. Thank You, bro, thank you for being the best boy in the world.”

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“You are the best bro. I love you so much. Daddy be always here, always here to support you. Always ok. Daddy be always here for you buddy. I promise to give my best every single day for you bro. Coz you deserve it. Love you so much. Okay.”

What to expect from the fight between Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze?

Barboza is coming into the fight on the back of two consecutive victories. However, his opponent Chikadze is riding high on an 8 fight undefeated streak. In his last fight, ‘Ninja’ defeated Cub Swanson via a 1st round TKO. Talking about this fight, both fighters would love to get the victory and rise up the featherweight division.

If we take a look at recent form, Chikadze has been in dominant form and will look to continue that momentum. However, Barboza is a much more experienced fighter and can use it to his advantage.

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Who do you think will win the fight between Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze? Let us know in the comments.

 

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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