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UFC 242 video: Paul Felder vs. Edson Barboza full fight highlights

Watch highlights of Paul Felder vs. Edson Barboza right here.

Once again it was a great fight between UFC lightweight contenders Paul Felder and Edson Barboza. In 2015, Barboza got the unanimous decision in Chicago. On a steaming hot Saturday evening in Abu Dhabi, Felder got the split decision in a battle that was arguably more grueling and violent than their previous fight. It’s the biggest victory of Felder’s career and another setback for Barboza, who’s 1-4 in his last five fights.

Watch the highlights below.

Here’s Tim Burke’s play-by-play of the final round:

Round 3 - Body kick from Barboza. Another. Felder with a counter right that scores. Sick counter right from Barboza. Left from Felder. Barboza JUST knicked Felder with a spinning back fist. Felder with a jab. Left scores for Felder. He’s pressing. Barboza circles out to reset. Jab from Felder. Felder with a left and enters the clinch. Knee from Barboza and they break. Good exchange in the center. Felder clinches again. Barboza with a late takedown. 10-9 and 29-28 Barboza.

Paul Felder defeated Edson Barboza via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 30-27)