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"The Answer"

Frankie Edgar

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Frankie Edgar

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Learn more about Frankie Edgar's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Retirado
Ciudad natal
Toms River, United States
Trenes en
Toms river, New Jersey
Estilo de lucha
Freestyle
Años
41
Alto
66.00
Peso
135.60
Debut del octágono
Feb. 3, 2007
Alcance
68.00
Alcance de la pierna
37.50
  • 1-1-1 against Gray Maynard, 3-0 against BJ Penn

     
  • Made three successful title defenses (2-0-1) before loss to Henderson

     
  • Six wins by knockout, four by submission (2 RNC, 1 guillotine, 1 neck crank); 13 wins by decision

     
  • Six first round finishes

     
  • Has won nine of his last 16

     
  • Has solid standup skills as well as exceptional wrestling.

UFC 281 (11/12/22) Edgar was knocked out by Chris Gutierrez at 2:01 of the first round 

UFC 268 (11/6/21) Edgar was knocked out by Marlon Vera at 3:50 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (2/6/21) Edgar was knocked out by Cory Sandhagen at :28 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (8/22/20) Edgar won a five-round split decision over Pedro Munhoz

UFC Fight Night (12/21/19) Edgar was stopped by Chan Sung Jung via strikes at 3:18 of the first round

UFC 240 (7/27/19) Edgar lost a five round unanimous decision to Max Holloway in a fight for the UFC featherweight title

UFC Fight Night (4/21/18) Edgar won a three round unanimous decision over Cub Swanson

UFC 222 (3/3/18) Edgar was knocked out by Brian Ortega at 4:44 of the first round

UFC 211 (5/13/17) Edgar stopped Yair Rodriguez (Doctor Stoppage) at 5:00 of the second round

UFC 205 (11/12/16) Edgar won a three round unanimous decision over Jeremy Stephens

UFC 200 (7/9/16) Edgar lost a five round unanimous decision to Jose Aldo in a fight for the interim UFC featherweight title

TUF 22 Finale (12/11/15) Edgar knocked out Chad Mendes at 2:28 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (5/16/15) Edgar won a five round unanimous decision over Urijah Faber

UFC Fight Night (11/22/14) Edgar submitted Cub Swanson via neck crank at 4:56 of the fifth round

TUF 19 Finale (7/6/14) Edgar stopped BJ Penn via strikes at 4:16 of the third round

UFC 162 (7/6/13) Edgar won a three round unanimous decision over Charles Oliveira

UFC 156 (2/2/13) Edgar lost a five round unanimous decision to Jose Aldo in a UFC featherweight title fight

UFC 150 (8/11/12) Edgar lost a five round split decision to Benson Henderson in a UFC lightweight title fight

UFC 144 (2/26/12) Edgar lost a five round unanimous decision to Benson Henderson, losing his UFC lightweight championship

UFC 136 (10/8/11) Edgar knocked out Gray Maynard at 3:54 of the fourth round to retain his UFC lightweight title.

UFC 125 (1/1/11) Edgar fought to a five round draw with Gray Maynard, retaining his UFC lightweight title.

UFC 118 (8/28/10) Edgar successfully defended the UFC lightweight championship for the first time with a five round unanimous decision win over BJ Penn.

UFC 112 (4/10/10) Edgar won a five round unanimous decision over BJ Penn to earn the UFC lightweight championship.

TUF 10 Finale (12/5/09) Edgar submitted Matt Veach via rear naked choke at 2:22 of the second round.

UFC 98 (5/23/09) Edgar scored a three round unanimous decision win over Sean Sherk.

UFC Fight Night (7/19/08) Edgar scored a three round unanimous decision win over Hermes Franca.

UFC Fight Night (4/2/08) Edgar lost a three round unanimous decision to Gray Maynard.

UFC 78 (11/17/07) Edgar scored a three round unanimous decision over Spencer Fisher.

UFC 73 (7/7/07) Edgar stopped Mark Bocek with strikes at 4:55 of the first round.

UFC 67 (2/3/07) Edgar scored an exciting three round decision over previously unbeaten Tyson Griffin.

When and why did you start training for fighting? After I graduated from college in May of 2005. I always liked the sport. I have seen other people with a wrestling background do well, and I felt that I could succeed.

Accomplishments in amateur competition? Two-time State Place Winner for New Jersey, 2nd in H.S. Nationals in 2000, four-time Division I National Qualifier for Clarion University and College Freestyle All-American in 2004.



Accomplishments in pro competition? Former UFC lightweight champion, Reality Fighting 155lb Champion



Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu



Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke



Favorite Striking technique: Right hand

Do you have any heroes?  My Dad and my High School wrestling coach, Mr. Reid. These two are the toughest people that I know, both mentally and physically.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is great, considering that when I started fighting  there wasn't even a 155 weight class in the UFC at the time. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?  I have a BA in Political Science from Clarion University

What was your job before you started fighting?  Plumber