Giga Chikadze dominates, finished Edson Barboza for historic win for Georgia (Video)

Giga Chikadze dominates, finished Edson Barboza for historic win for Georgia (Video)

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 28: (L-R) Giga Chikadze of Georgia kicks Edson Barboza of Brazil in a featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 28, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC).
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Giga Chikadze dominates, completed Edson Barboza for historic win for Georgia.
It was a leg kick war to start the preliminary with each fighter trading shots to the legs and body. It was Chikadze who was revealing off his striking with leaping knees and spinning kicks. With simply a minute staying in the very first Chikadze landed a flurry of punches that stunned Barboza and they went to the 2nd round.

Edson took control in round two, taking ownership of the cage he had not done in the first. With a minute left it was all Chikadze in terms of landing strikes. This is now Chikadzes battle to lose.
Chikadze stunned Barboza in the start of round three and was smelling blood. They started trading wild prior to Barboza went to the ground and Chikadze landed ground and pound untul he got Barboza into a choke. Barboza got to his feet and Chikadze stunned him with the battle and another strike was called off, Barboza opposed the blockage, but it seemed reasonable.

It was a leg kick war to start the very first round with each fighter trading shots to the legs and body. Edson took control in round 2, taking ownership of the cage he had not done in the. Chikadze stunned Barboza in the beginning of round three and was smelling blood.

Chikadze was the very first Georgian fighter to appear in a UFC main occasion and now ends up being the very first to win one as well.