On Saturday, November 22nd the UFC held UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

In the co-main event of the evening electrifying lightweights Edson Barboza and Bobby Green took the Octagon to make a statement to the rest of the UFC lightweight division. While this looked like a close fight on paper Barboza decisively won the unanimous decision with great footwork and movement. Barboza was able to keep the distance and create great angles while Green did more talking than striking.

Watch the complete video highlights of Edson Barboza’s’ decision-win over Bobby Green above.


Frankie Edgar def. Cub Swanson by Submission (rear naked choke). Round 5, 4:56
Edson Barboza def. Bobby Green by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Chico Camus def. Brad Pickett by Split Decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Oleksiy Oliynyk def. Jared Rosholt by KO (Punch), Round 1, 3:21
Joseph Benavidez def. Dustin Ortiz by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Matt Wiman def. Isaac Vallie-Flagg by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Ruslan Magomedov def. Josh Copeland by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Roger Narvaez def. Luke Barnatt by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
James Vick def. Nick Hein by Unanimous Decision (30, 29-28, 29-28)
Akbarh Arreola def. Yves Edwards by Submission (armbar). Round 1, 1:52
Paige VanZant def. Kailin Curran by TKO (punches). Round 3, 2:54
Dooho Choi def. Juan Puig by TKO (punches). Round 1, 0:18

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