Edgar earns decision win in exciting back and forth brawl with Oliveira

Saturday, July 06, 2013

When Frankie Edgar heard the third-round horn, he probably was just getting started.

Fighting a non-title fight for the first time after seven straight championship bouts – six of which went 25 minutes – Edgar picked up a unanimous decision win over Charles Oliveira.

The featherweight bout was the co-main event of today’s UFC 162 event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It aired on pay-per-view after prelims on FX and Facebook.

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The UFC 162 co-main event featured an important matchup in the featherweight division as Frankie Edgar battled Charles Oliveira as both fighters hope to move up the division rankings.

Charles Oliveira Vs. Frankie “The Answer” Edgar
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Charles Oliveira Charles Oliveira
Height 5′ 10″ (177.8 cm)
Weight 155 (70.31 kg)
Record 16-3-0
Team Macaco Houston Gold Team


Name Frankie Edgar Frankie Edgar
Height 5′ 6″ (167.64 cm)
Weight 155 (70.31 kg)
Record 14-4-1
-To Be Decided