UFC have confirmed that two top UFC Featherweight’s are set to do battle as former Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar will take on Yair Rodriguez at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas May 13th. The main event will be the UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic against Junior Dos Santos in there second meeting.
Frankie Edgar has a MMA record of (25-5-1) and a UFC record of (15-5-1). Edgar has won 3 out of his last four fights. He hold notable wins over Gray Maynard, B.J. Penn, Chad Mendes, Cub Swanson, Jim Miller and Sean Sherk. His latest fight was a unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens at UFC 205 back in November 2016.
Yair Rodriguez has a MMA record of (10-1) and a UFC record of (6-0). Rodriguez is currently on a 6 fight win streak. He holds wins over Charles Rosa, Alex Caceres and Andre Fili. His latest win was a TKO win over B.J. Penn in Round 2 at UFC Fight Night 103 this past January.
UFC 211 Card so far
Heavyweight Championship Bout: Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos
Strawweight Championship Bout: Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs. Jessica Andrade
Welterweight Bout: Damian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal
Featherweight Bout: Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodriguez
Lightweight Bout: Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier
Flyweight Bout: Henry Cedjudo vs. Sergio Pettis
Middleweight Bout: David Branch vs. Krzysztof Jotko