The black belt in Bjj and former Ufc Lw champion Frankie Edgar entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-4-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 fetherweight in the world. He suffered three consecutive defeats between 2012 and 2013, the last one against #1 Jose Aldo (=Aldo vs Edgar) but after this bout he came back to win beating Charles Oliveira (=Edgar vs Oliveira), BJ Penn (=Edgar vs Penn 3) and Cub Swanson (=Edgar vs Swanson).
His opponent, the former WEC Fw champion Urijah Faber, has an official record of 32-7-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 bantamweight. He fought three times last year losing to Renan Barao (=Barao vs Faber 2) but then he has won over Alex Caceres (=Faber vs Caceres) and Francisco Rivera (=Faber vs Rivera); ‘The California Kid’ returns to the featherweight division in this bout. Edgar vs Faber is the main event of UFC Fight Night Manila – Ufc FN 66. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 66: Edgar vs Faber
Where: Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC Fight Night 66 fight card (main card):
Frankie Edgar vs Urijah Faber
Gegard Mousasi vs Costas Philippou
Mark Munoz vs Luke Barnatt
Neil Magny vs Hyun Gyu Lim
Yui Chul Nam vs Phillipe Nover
Levan Makashvili vs Mark Eddiva
Edgar’s previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson
Faber’s previous fight: Urijah Faber vs Francisco Rivera
Edgar’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes
Faber’s next fight: Urijah Faber vs Frankie Saenz
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