The black belt in Bjj and former Ufc lightweight champion Frankie Edgar entered this fight with a pro record of 19-4-1 (47% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 featherweight 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 has won four fights beating Urijah Faber in 2015 (=Edgar vs Faber).
His opponent, Chad Mendes, has an official mma record of 17-3-0 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Jose Aldo in 2014 (=Aldo vs Mendes 2) and Conor McGregor in 2015 (=Mendes vs McGregor); between these two bouts he won over Ricardo Lamas (=Mendes vs Lamas). Edgar vs Mendes is the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale: Team McGregor vs Team Faber” – UFC. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale: Team McGregor vs Team Faber
Where: The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC Tuf Finale 22 fight card (main fights):
Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes
Artem Lobov vs Ryan Hall
Tony Ferguson vs Edson Barboza
Joe Lauzon vs Evan Dunham
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Jason Knight
Gabriel Gonzaga vs Konstantin Erokhin
Edgar’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Jose Aldo 2
Mendes’ next fight: Chad Mendes vs Myles Jury
Video: (Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)
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3 comments on “Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes full fight Video UFC Tuf 22 – 2015”
UFC stoppage seems premature.. I understand that its all about the safety of the fighter but c’mon, its a fight! A fighter who gets “dazed” and falls to the ground in the UFC pretty much loses within seconds with no chance of recovery….
You must be kidding ,right? Did you not see that Chad was on his back with his face completely open for Edgar to smash! Edgar was right there to smash it and put the seal on it but the Ref grabbed him which was a great move by the Ref!! You don’t know fighting. That Ref saved Chad some serious damage!
Edgar moves in the ring with master proficiency and was able to connect a devastating punch which put for good in the canvas another excellent warrior from MMA. The stoppage was correct since it occurred less than 2 min of the first round avoiding unnecessary and additional punishment to a brave Chad.