The scores were 50–45, 49–46 and 48–47, all for Edgar.
The unanimous decision win awarded him the UFC Lightweight Championship.
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Edgar's next title defense was against Gray Maynard, the only man to have defeated Edgar, in a rematch from UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. Maynard earned the #1 contender spot at UFC 118 with a win over Kenny Florian.
The bout took place on January 1, 2011 at UFC 125, with the fight ending in a draw (judges scorecards: 48–46 Maynard, 48–46 Edgar, 47–47).
Edgar is the oldest of 3 children, Edgar went on to compete in the NHSCA Senior Nationals and placed second before he finished high school.
He continued wrestling at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, where he qualified for the nationals all four years there.
As of June 5, 2017, Edgar is ranked as the #2 featherweight fighter.