Frankie
Edgar
16-4-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 16-4-1
Summary: Wrestling, cardio, boxing

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Answer
From: Summit, New Jersey USA
Fights Out Of: Toms River, New Jersey USA
Age: 33
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )
College: Clarion University
Degree: Political Science

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
2610
40% Successful
1037
Types of Successful Strikes
0
1037
66% Standing
25%
688
90
259
Striking Defense
71
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
143
37% Successful
53
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
29
2
Takedown Defense
64
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Frankie Edgar Nov 22, 2014
39 4 0 5 --
Cub Swanson 23 0 0 0
Win
Frankie Edgar Jul 6, 2014
90 3 0 3 R3 KO/TKO
BJ Penn 13 0 0 0
Win
Frankie Edgar Jul 6, 2013
81 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Charles Oliveira 38 0 1 0
Jose Aldo Feb 2, 2013
76 0 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Frankie Edgar 60 2 0 0
Benson Henderson Aug 11, 2012
64 0 1 0 R5 Decision - Split
Frankie Edgar 66 2 2 0
Frankie Edgar Feb 25, 2012
68 5 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Benson Henderson 87 1 3 0
Frankie Edgar Oct 8, 2011
61 0 0 0 R4 KO/TKO
Gray Maynard 42 0 0 0
Draw
Frankie Edgar Jan 1, 2011
95 3 2 0 R5 Decision - Split
Gray Maynard 71 3 1 1
Frankie Edgar Aug 28, 2010
94 3 0 1 R5 Decision - Unanimous
BJ Penn 36 2 0 0
BJ Penn Apr 10, 2010
71 0 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Frankie Edgar 61 1 0 0
Win
Frankie Edgar Dec 5, 2009
25 0 1 1 R2 Submission
Matt Veach 7 3 0 0
Win
Frankie Edgar May 23, 2009
74 1 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Sean Sherk 27 1 0 0
Win
Frankie Edgar Jul 19, 2008
69 10 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Hermes Franca 18 0 1 0
Loss
Gray Maynard Apr 2, 2008
19 9 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Frankie Edgar 26 1 0 1
Win
Frankie Edgar Nov 17, 2007
42 8 0 10 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Spencer Fisher 6 0 0 0
Win
Frankie Edgar Jul 7, 2007
31 0 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Mark Bocek 6 0 0 0
Win
Frankie Edgar Feb 3, 2007
55 8 0 6 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tyson Griffin 38 3 4 0

Biography

TRAINING: Training striking, wrestling, BJJ, or strength and conditioning two to three times a day.

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.

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
• 1-1-1 against Gray Maynard, 3-0 against BJ Penn

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

• Four wins by knockout, three by submission (2 RNC, 1 guillotine)

• Five first round finishes

• Has solid stand-up skills as well as exceptional wrestling.

Career

Key Opponents

BJ Penn
BJ Penn
16-10-2
( W-L-D )
Gray Maynard
Gray Maynard
12-5-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
BJ Penn UFC® 118 EDGAR vs PENN 2
Win
BJ Penn UFC® 118 EDGAR vs PENN 2

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