Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Ortega vs Edgar?
Brian Ortega beat Frankie Edgar by , during the co-main event of UFC 222, on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Brian Ortega.
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).
Ortega vs Edgar stats
Brian Ortega stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Frankie Edgar made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Edgar had advantage in power over Ortega, with a 32% knock out percentage over Ortega's 15%.
Brian Ortega was the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.
Ortega had a height advantage of 2 inches over Edgar. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ortega was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 year and 9 months later than Edgar, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 52 to Edgar's 108.
Edgar's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.