Edson Barboza Jr Net Worth

Edson Barboza Jr’s net worth is $2 million. He is a famous Brazilian American mixed martial artist. He has won over 22 fights with 11 defeats in his professional career earning thousands of dollars from fights so Mashoor estimates his worth around $2 million.

Edson Barboza Jr Biography

Edson Barboza Jr a Brazilian-American who has also competed at lightweight. The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight class features professional mixed martial artist and former Muay Thai kickboxer. He is ranked 13th among featherweights in the UFC as of June 7, 2022.

He was brought into this world on January 21, 1986 in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has more than 390k followers on Instagram – edsonbarbozajr.

He made his debut on April 17, 2009 against Aaron Steadman. Till date he has won over 22 fights facing 11 defeats.

Personal Details

Net Worth$2 million
Real NameEdson Barboza Jr.
Date of BirthJanuary 21, 1986
BirthplaceNova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


FatherEdson Barboza
MotherLeila Barboza
SiblingsNot Known
WifeBruna Barboza


SchoolYet To Update
UniversityYet To Update
QualificationYet To Update

Early Life

Edson Barboza Jr is a native of Rio de Janeiro’s Nova Friburgo. He was born 28 weeks early, and doctors gave him a 50/50 chance of making it past infancy. He started training in Muay Thai and competing at the age of 8. His 25-3 professional Muay Thai record includes 17 first-round finishes and 22 knockout victories. Barboza arrived in the country in January 2009.

He defeated Aaron Steadman by way of first-round TKO in Tampa, Florida, in April 2009 to launch his professional MMA career. In his subsequent contest, Barboza won the lightweight title by KOing Lee King in the second round in the Renaissance MMA organisation. Later that year, he defended the title against King as well, triumphing via first-round submission.

MMA Career

2010 – On November 20, 2010, at UFC 123, Edson Barboza Jr was scheduled to face Darren Elkins in his UFC debut. Elkins, however, was pulled off the card due to an injury and was replaced by Mike Lullo, a newbie. Barboza stopped Lullo with a leg kick early in the third round to win by TKO.

Loss22–11Bryce MitchellDecision (unanimous)March 5, 2022
Loss22–10Giga ChikadzeTKO (punches)August 28, 2021
Win22–9Shane BurgosKO (punches)May 15, 2021
Win21–9Makwan AmirkhaniDecision (unanimous)October 11, 2020
Loss20–9Dan IgeDecision (split)May 16, 2020
Loss20–8Paul FelderDecision (split)September 7, 2019
Loss20–7Justin GaethjeKO (punch)March 30, 2019
Win20–6Dan HookerKO (punch to the body)December 15, 2018
Loss19–6Kevin LeeTKO (doctor stoppage)April 21, 2018
Loss19–5Khabib NurmagomedovDecision (unanimous)December 30, 2017
Win19–4Beneil DariushKO (flying knee)March 11, 2017
Win18–4Gilbert MelendezDecision (unanimous)July 23, 2016
Win17–4Anthony PettisDecision (unanimous)April 23, 2016
Loss16–4Tony FergusonSubmission (D’Arce choke)December 11, 2015
Win16–3Paul FelderDecision (unanimous)July 25, 2015
Loss15–3Michael JohnsonDecision (unanimous)February 22, 2015
Win15–2Bobby GreenDecision (unanimous)November 22, 2014
Win14–2Evan DunhamTKO (body kick and punches)July 16, 2014
Loss13–2Donald CerroneSubmission (rear-naked choke)April 19, 2014
Win13–1Danny CastilloDecision (majority)December 14, 2013
Win12–1Rafaello OliveiraTKO (leg kicks)July 6, 2013
Win11–1Lucas MartinsTKO (punches)January 19, 2013
Loss10–1Jamie VarnerTKO (punches)May 26, 2012
Win10–0Terry EtimKO (spinning wheel kick)January 14, 2012
Win9–0Ross PearsonDecision (split)August 27, 2011
Win8–0Anthony NjokuaniDecision (unanimous)March 19, 2011
Win7–0Mike LulloTKO (leg kicks)November 20, 2010
Win6–0Marcelo GuidiciTKO (leg kicks)June 11, 2010
Win5–0Jose FigueroaKO (punch)March 5, 2010
Win4–0Nabih BarakatKO (punches)February 19, 2010
Win3–0Lee KingSubmission (anaconda choke)November 20, 2009
Win2–0Lee KingKO (punches)June 13, 2009
Win1–0Aaron SteadmanTKO (flying knee and punches)April 17, 2009

2011 – On March 19, 2011, he defeated Anthony Njokuani at UFC 128 by unanimous decision. Honors for Fight of the Night went to both competitors. At UFC 134, Ross Pearson was defeated by Barboza by split decision. Fight of the Night bonus accolades were awarded to each competitors.

Edson Barboza Jr

2020 – He declared his intention to drop to the featherweight class on December 31, 2019. On May 2, 2020, at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Weidman, he was slated to compete in a featherweight match against Josh Emmett. Dana White, however, revealed that the event had been postponed on April 9. Instead, on May 16, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Harris, Barboza fought Dan Ige. He was defeated in the fight by yet another contentious split verdict. There were 18 MMA media outlets, and 16 of them gave Barboza the win.

2021 – Barboza inked a new multi-bout contract with the company on February 25, 2021, though he still had one fight left on his previous contract. Barboza disclosed the contract was inked for six fights in May. On May 15, 2021, Barboza and Shane Burgos squared up at UFC 262.

Burgos had a delayed response after being knocked out by a right cross, which allowed him to win the bout by knockout in the third round. Barboza won the $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus for this match. On August 28, 2021, he battled Giga Chikadze at UFC on ESPN 30. After a back-and-forth battle, Barboza was defeated by third-round TKO.

2022 – At UFC 272, Barboza took on Bryce Mitchell on March 5, 2022. He was defeated by a score of unanimous decisions. At UFC Fight Night 213 on October 29, 2022, Ilia Topuria and Barboza were slated to square off. He, however, withdrew due to a knee issue in late September.


Who is Edson Barboza Jr ?

Edson Barboza Jr is an Brazilian mixed martial artist.

When was Edson born ?

He was born on January 21, 1986.