Giga Chikadze is taking on his biggest challenge in UFC Veteran Featherweight contender Edson Barboza in the main event of UFC On ESPN 30, August 28th.
Chikadze will be featuring for the first time in a UFC headlining bout against Barboza, who makes a return to the main event spot since losing out to Justin Gaethje in a lightweight bout back in 2019.
Barboza moved down to Featherweight after that bout and has gone 2 – 1 in the featherweight division, losing his first fight but has now gone two wins over Shane Burgos and Makwan Amirkhani
Chikadze has maintained his unbeaten record since signing up with the promotion and has accumulated six straight victories which includes two first round knockout victories in his last two outings.
UFC On ESPN 30 Fight Card And Results :
Giga Chikadze def. Edson Barboza via Rare Naked Choke Round 3 At 1:44
Bryan Battle def. Gilbert Urbina via submission (RNC) (R2, 2:15)
Daniel Rodriguez def. Kevin Lee With unanimous decision ( Scores — 29-28 x3)
Ricky Turcios def. Brady Hiestand via split decision (29-28 x2, 28-29)
Andre Petroski def. Micheal Gillmore via TKO In Round 3 (Stoppage Time -3:12)
Gerald Meerschaert def. Makhmud Muradov via Submission RNC in Round 2, 1:49
UFC Vegas 35 – Preliminary Card Results
Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Alessio Di Chirico via first-round KO (0:17)
Wellington Turman def. Sam Alvey via split decision With Scores 27-28, 28-27 x2
Dustin Jacoby def. Darren Stewart via first-round TKO in Round 1, 3:04
JJ Aldrich def. Vanessa Demopoulos via unanimous decision With Scores 30-27 x3
Pat Sabatini def. Jamall Emmers via submission heel hook in Rumd 1, 1:53
Mana Martinez def. Guido Cannetti via split decision With Scores 29-28 x2, 28-29
UFC On ESPN 29 Fight Card Results