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"The Answer"

Frankie Edgar

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23-11-1 (W-L-D)

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Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

6

First Round Finishes

Frankie Edgar

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Summit, Estados Unidos
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
41
Height
66.00
Weight
135.60
Octagon Debut
Feb. 03, 2007
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
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