The Rising Star Award goes to that fighter who’s star began to shine in 2010. Most fans probably had not heard too much about this fighter prior to 2010, but they forced the MMA world to take notice.
Highly-touted UFC lightweight prospect Edson Barboza reflects on his UFC 123 victory and impressive leg kick attack.
Two of the UFC’s more dynamic strikers, Edson Barboza and Anthony Njokuani, will reportedly face off in a lightweight bout at UFC 128 in Newark, N.J.
The UFC has confirmed all bouts for UFC 123, scheduled for Nov. 20 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Mich., and headlined by Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida.