Edson Barboza is nominated for an ESPN award.
The Brazilian lightweight has been put forward for an ESPY ‘Best Play’ award for his knockout of Terry Etim earlier this year.
Barboza stopped Etim with a perfectly-timed spinning heel kick in the third round of their fight at UFC 142. The replay made many major sports network highlight broadcasts and has already become part of the UFC’s all-time highlight reel:
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