When Frankie Edgar stands at the foot of a mountain, he seeks to scale it, difficulty be damned. Edgar will attempt to become a two-division Ultimate Fighting Championship titleholder when he challenges pound-for-pound stalwart Max Holloway for the undisputed featherweight crown in the UFC 240 main event on Saturday at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The 37-year-old New Jersey native has not competed since he took a unanimous decision from Cub Swanson in their UFC Fight Night 128 rematch more than a year ago. Nevertheless, Edgar has won eight of his past 10 bouts.
As Edgar prepares for his showdown with Hollow, here are five things you should know about him.