The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Lw champion Frankie Edgar entered this fight with a professional record of 21-5-1 (48% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 featherweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to current #1 Fw Jose Aldo (=Edgar vs Aldo 2) and beating Jeremy Stephens (=Edgar vs Stephens).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do and Tuf Latin America Fw winner Yair Rodriguez, has a mma record of 10-1-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class. ‘Pantera’ Rodriguez suffered his only loss when he faced Luis Roberto Herrera in 2012, since then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Alex Caceres (=Rodriguez vs Caceres) and BJ Penn in his last two (=Rodriguez vs Penn). Frankie Edgar vs Yair Rodriguez is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2 – UFC 211. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 211: Miocic vs dos Santos 2
Where: American Airlines Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC 211 fight card (main fights):
Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Jessica Andrade
Demian Maia vs Jorge Masvidal
Frankie Edgar vs Yair Rodriguez
Krzysztof Jotko vs David Branch
Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier
Chas Skelly vs Jason Knight
Edgar’s previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs Jeremy Stephens
Rodriguez’s previous fight: Yair Rodriguez vs BJ Penn
Edgar’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega
Edgar vs Rodriguez Fight Video:
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