Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani at UFC 128 in Newark, New Jersey

Undefeated prospect, Edson Barboza and heavy hitting WEC veteran, Anthony Njokuani will meet inside the ocatgon in a lightweight contest at UFC 128 in Newark, New Jersey on March 19th, 2011.

Barboza is on a seven fight winning streak, all wins coming inside the distance. Last time out he made an impressive UFC debut, defeating replacement opponent, Mike Lullo with a series of devastating low kicks on route to a third round TKO victory.

Njokuani went 4-3 inside the WEC cage with all four of his wins with coming via TKO. He was last seen in action at WEC 52, defeating Edward Faaloloto with a vicious standing elbow strike. The Nigerian isn’t short on experience as he looks to make an impressive octagon debut

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