Remember. Last October, we had been speaking to you “Desires elsewhere” that the Brazilian expressed then Edson Barboza, after 10 years of profession throughout theUFC and one final struggle remaining in his contract. The victory acquired to the latter, the featherweight had subsequently given extra information about his state of affairs, as an alternative focusing on the arrival of his second little one. It would appear that that point is over.
Indeed, the journalist Brett Okamoto confirmed this afternoon that the resident of theAmerican Top Team had simply signed a new contract of a number of fights with the group, with as a place to begin a confrontation towards Shane Burgos on May 15 in the course of theUFC 262.
Have confirmed Edson Barboza (@EdsonBarbozaJR) has signed a new take care of the UFC, and will face Shane Burgos (@HurricaneShaneB) at UFC 262 on May 15. Good to see Edson get a new deal he is proud of. He needs to be energetic at 145 this 12 months.
– Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) March 2, 2021
So on 3 consecutive losses on the time, the Brazilian had all the identical expressed his want to proceed to face the highest 5 of the division, asks that theUFC didn’t appear inclined to just accept. It would due to this fact appear that the negotiations had been extra in favor of the Nevada agency, Shane Burgos at present solely ranked at twelfth place. Unless he was granted a wage enhance by which case each events would have come out glad.
Anyway, Edson Barboza will struggle properly within the octagon for a couple of extra years, to the delight of the general public who admire his spectacular type. Hoping that he will discover success there.