Frankie Edgar Faces Chris Gutierrez In His Retirement Fight

Frankie Edgar Faces Chris Gutierrez In His Retirement Fight

By Abdullah Ouazri
Friday, October 7th 2022, 12:08AM, 2 months ago

Frankie Edgar returns to the octagon one last time to fight Chris Gutierrez at UFC 281 on November 12th at Madison Square Garden per Brett Okamoto.

This fight will take place at Bantamweight (135 lbs).

Frankie Edgar holds a professional record of 24-10-1 and is currently ranked #11 at Bantamweight.

Chris Gutierrez holds a professional record of 18-3-2 and is currently unranked.

Frankie Edgar is a legend and former champion in the UFC. He is tied for the most title defenses in the Lightweight division with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Benson Henderson. He is currently riding a 2-fight KO losing streak to Cory Sandhagen and Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera. He recently asked for one last fight in the UFC and for it to be at Madison Square Garden. Now his wish has been Granted.

His opponent, Chris Gutierrez has won 6 out of his last 7 fights with the only outlier being a draw. His most recent performance was a spinning-backfist knockout over Danaa Batgerel at UFC 275.

With this fight, Edgar will try to retire on a win while Gutierrez looks to make a name for himself and enter the Bantamweight rankings.

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