Dan Ige vs. Edson Barboza – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Dan Ige and Edson Barboza faced each other in the featherweight bout at UFC on ESPN 8: Overeem vs. Harris, which took place on Sunday, July 1, 2001, inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL, USA. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC on ESPN 8 results and fight bonuses. UFC on ESPN 8 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Dan Ige defeated Edson Barboza in round 3 by Decision – Split. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 341 strikes combined in this fight, 308 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 4 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s look at each fighter’s stats below.

Dan Ige full fight stats

Dan Ige landed 53% of all his strikes. There were 54 of 132 significant strikes to the head, 17 of 24 body shots, and 8 of 8 leg kicks. Dan Ige attempted 4 takedowns and landed 1. Here are all the strikes Dan Ige threw and landed against Edson Barboza.

Strikes Thrown
100 of 189 (53%)
Significant Strikes
79 of 164 (48%)
Head Strikes
54
Body Strikes
17
Leg Strikes
8
Takedowns
1 of 4

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Edson Barboza did against Dan Ige.

Edson Barboza full fight stats

Edson Barboza was firing at a 57% accuracy, throwing 152 strikes and landing 87. There were 80 significant strikes, 40 of 86 landing to the head, 25 of 39 shots to the body and 15 of 19 leg kicks. Edson Barboza went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
87 of 152 (57%)
Significant Strikes
80 of 144 (56%)
Head Strikes
40
Body Strikes
17
Leg Strikes
15
Takedowns
0 of 0

Dan Ige won by Decision – Split. The fight ended in round 3 at 5:00.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC on ESPN 8
Date
July 1, 2001
Fight
Dan Ige vs. Edson Barboza
Winner
Dan Ige
Method
Decision – Split
Fight End
Round 3 at 5:00
Total Strikes Thrown
341
Significant Strikes Thrown
308
Total Takedowns Attempted
4

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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