Fighter form coming into this matchup
In his most recent octagon appearance, Edgar was defeated by Cory Sandhagen via KO/TKO at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Volkov in a bantamweight bout. Edgar was the moderate underdog in the fight, coming in at +290. The loss put Edgar’s professional MMA at 24-9-1.
Vera most recently appeared at UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs Ige, taking on and defeating Davey Grant by decision in a cracker of a fight. Vera went into the fight as the -225 moderate favorite. Both fighters were awarded a fight of the night performance bonus for their efforts. The win marked a return to the win column for Vera after his loss to José Aldo “Junior” back in December 2020. Vera’s professional MMA record currently sits at 19-7-1.
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Tale of the tape
|Frankie “The Answer” Edgar||vs||Marlon “Chito” Vera|
|5’6″ (168cm)||Height||5’8″ (173cm)|
|68.0″ (173cm)||Reach||70.5″ (179cm)|