Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Edgar vs Swanson?
Frankie Edgar beat Cub Swanson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 128, on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
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 Swanson stats
Frankie Edgar stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Cub Swanson made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Edgar had a massive power advantage over Swanson, boasting at 32% knock out percentage over Swanson's 0%.
Frankie Edgar was the older man by 2 years, at 39 years old.
Swanson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Edgar. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Edgar was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 11 months later than Swanson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 105 to Swanson's 90.
Swanson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.