Jul 27 2019
Saturday

Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
20-4-0
UD 5
UD 5
23-6-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
42
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOKOKO
Form
UDKOKOUDUD
20
Wins
23
10
By KO
7
50
KO%
30
2
By SUB
4
10
SUB%
17
4
Loses
6
0
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2010
Debut
2005
24
Bouts
30
67
Rounds
93
5 hours, 18 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 31 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar report

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 octagon 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 cage 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 an advantage in power over Edgar, with a 50% knock out percentage over Edgar's 30%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Edgar had a slight advantage over Holloway, with a 17% submission rate over Holloway's 10%.

Max Holloway was the younger man by 10 years, at 32 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 fewer 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 4 less professional rounds, 105 to Edgar's 109.

Holloway vs Edgar form

Edgar had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brian Ortega at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC 211 on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.

Before that, he had beat Jeremy Stephens at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Holloway's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Edgar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

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