The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Lw champion Frankie Edgar entered this fight with a professional record of 20-5-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Conor McGregor). He fought twice last year beating Urijah Faber (=Edgar vs Faber) and Chad Mendes (=Edgar vs Mendes) but then he lost to Jose Aldo in 2016 (=Edgar vs Aldo 2).
His opponent, Jeremy Stephens, has a mma record of 25-12-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Max Holloway in 2015 (=Holloway vs Stephens) but he came back to win in 2016 against Renan Barao (=Barao vs Stephens). Edgar vs Stephens is on the undercard of Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor – UFC 205. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 205: Alvarez vs McGregor
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC 205 fight card (main fights):
Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor
Tyron Woodley vs Stephen Thompson
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Chris Weidman vs Yoel Romero
Miesha Tate vs Raquel Pennington
Frankie Edgar vs Jeremy Stephens
Michael Johnson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
Edgar’s previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs Jose Aldo 2
Stephens’ previous fight: Renan Barao vs Jeremy Stephens
Stephens’ next fight: Jeremy Stephens vs Renato Carneiro
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