Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Jung vs Edgar?
Chan Sung Jung beat Frankie Edgar by , during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 23, on Saturday 21st December 2019 at Sajik Arena in Busan.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chan Sung Jung.
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).
Jung vs Edgar stats
Chan Sung Jung stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Frankie Edgar made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Jung had a slight advantage in power over Edgar, with a 33% knock out percentage over Edgar's 30%.
Chan Sung Jung was the younger man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Jung had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edgar. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Jung was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 11 months later than Edgar, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 52 to Edgar's 108.
Jung vs Edgar form
Edgar had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Max Holloway at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Yair Rodriguez at UFC 211 on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
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.
Jung's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Edgar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.