Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Edgar vs Rodriguez?
Frankie Edgar beat Yair Rodriguez by , during the main card of UFC 211, on Saturday 13th May 2017 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Frankie Edgar.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Edgar vs Rodriguez stats
Frankie Edgar stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Yair Rodriguez made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Edgar had a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 29% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 27%.
Frankie Edgar was the older man by 11 years, at 39 years old.
Rodriguez had a height advantage of 5 inches over Edgar. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Edgar was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 66 more professional rounds, 105 to Rodriguez's 39.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yair Rodriguez had been fighting more than Frankie Edgar.
Going to this contest, Frankie Edgar had last fought 5 years, 2 months and 8 days ago, while Yair Rodriguez's last outing had been 4 years, 8 months and 2 days ago.