Barboza vs. Felder rematch at UFC 242

Lightweights Edson Barboza and Paul Felder square off for the second time at the upcoming UFC 242 pay-per-view fight card held at du Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE on September 8 (AEST). Early this month MMA Junkie indicated that the contest was in the works. On Wednesday the promotion announced the matchup via a post on Twitter.

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The pair first met in July 2015 in Chicago, IL. The encounter went a three-round distance ending in favor of Barboza, who won the fight earning a unanimous decision.

In his previous outing in March Edson Barboza (20-7) was stopped by Justin Gaethje in the first round. Before that he scored the third-round TKO win against Dan Hooker.

Paul Felder (16-4) won his previous fight in February by a unanimous decision against James Vick. Before that he suffered a split decision defeat against Mike Perry, which snapped his three-fight win streak.

UFC 242 is headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov up against Dustin Poirier. The contest pits the reigning lightweight champion and the interim titleholder battling it out in the championship unification.

Among other bouts featured on the card Curtis Blaydes faces Shamil Abdurakhimov at heavyweight, Islam Makhachev takes on Davi Ramos at lightweight, and Mairbek Taisumov goes up against Carlos Diego Ferreira also at lightweight.

The announced to date list of bouts for UFC 242 can be found below.

UFC 242 fight card

Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier
Lightweight Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
Lightweight Mairbek Taisumov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Lightweight Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder

Announced bouts
Welterweight Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
Bantamweight Khalid Taha vs. Bruno Gustavo Aparecido Da Silva
Lightweight Teemu Packalén vs. Ottman Azaitar
Welterweight Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
Women’s Bantamweight Sarah Moras vs. Liana Jojua
Middleweight Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
Lightweight Magomed Mustafaev vs. Don Madge
Women’s Flyweight Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee

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