Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Holloway vs Edgar?
Max Holloway beat Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC 240, on Saturday 27th July 2019 at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Max Holloway.
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).
This contest was for the UFC featherweight championship.
Holloway vs Edgar stats
Max Holloway stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Frankie Edgar made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Holloway had advantage in power over Edgar, with a 50% knock out percentage over Edgar's 30%.
Max Holloway was the younger man by 10 years, at 29 years old.
Holloway had a height advantage of 5 inches over Edgar. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Holloway was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 year and 2 months later than Edgar, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 87 to Edgar's 105.
Holloway's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.