Report: Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder II Added To UFC 242


A lightweight division attraction has been added to UFC 242 according to MMA Junkie as #7 Edson Barboza is going to be in action against #10 Paul Felder.

Barboza (20-7-0) has won just one of his last four under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming against Dan Hooker at UFC On Fox 31. Barboza won the first encounter between himself and Felder, with that win coming by unanimous decision at UFC On Fox 16. Barboza has picked up twenty wins as a professional MMA fighter and twelve of those victories came by way of KO/TKO.

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Felder (16-4-0) has won four of his last five in the UFC, with those wins coming against Alessandro Ricci, Stevie Ray, Charles Oliveira and James Vick. Felder has seen his last two bouts go the distance and it has been almost two years since the fighter got a finish. Felder has suffered four losses as a professional MMA fighter and three of them came by way of decision.

UFC 242 takes place on Saturday, September 7 from The Arena At Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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