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Who won Aldo vs Edgar?
Jose Aldo beat Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main card of UFC 200, on Saturday 9th July 2016 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jose Aldo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Aldo vs Edgar stats
Jose Aldo stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Frankie Edgar made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Aldo had a large advantage in power over Edgar, boasting at 60% knock out percentage over Edgar's 30%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Edgar had an advantage over Aldo, with a 20% submission rate over Aldo's 4%.
Jose Aldo was the younger man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Aldo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edgar. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Aldo's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Edgar's, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 11 months earlier than Edgar, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 105 to Edgar's 109.
Aldo vs Edgar form
Jose Aldo had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Marlon Moraes at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had won against Renato Moicano at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza.
Before that, he had beat Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.
He had lost to Max Holloway at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, United States.
Aldo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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