Yves
Edwards
42-22-1, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 28 fights.
Record: 42-22-1, 1NC
Summary: Finding a weakness in my opponent and exploiting it

Fighter Info

From: Nassau Bahamas
Fights Out Of: Austin, Texas USA
Age: 38
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1489
44% Successful
661
Types of Successful Strikes
0
661
65% Standing
22%
13%
427
146
88
Striking Defense
67
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
16
44% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
25
4
Takedown Defense
69
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Yves Edwards
Nov 22, 2014
5
12
0
1
0
1
0
3
R1 Submission
Loss
Yves Edwards
Jun 7, 2014
27
56
1
4
0
1
0
4
R3 Submission
NO CONTEST
Yves Edwards
Nov 6, 2013
19
25
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 Overturned
Loss
Yves Edwards
Jul 27, 2013
48
44
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Yves Edwards
Feb 2, 2013
58
76
1
0
0
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Yves Edwards
Dec 8, 2012
8
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Yves Edwards
Dec 3, 2011
61
45
1
0
1
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Yves Edwards
Oct 1, 2011
42
22
0
0
0
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Yves Edwards
Jun 11, 2011
14
13
1
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Yves Edwards
Jan 22, 2011
16
33
2
0
0
1
2
3
R2 Submission
Win
Yves Edwards
Sep 15, 2010
54
15
1
0
1
2
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Yves Edwards
Strikeforce - Destruction
Nov 21, 2008
48
15
1
5
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Yves Edwards
EliteXC - Return of the King
Jun 14, 2008
9
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Yves Edwards
Edson Berto
EliteXC - Street Certified
Feb 16, 2008
23
7
0
1
0
1
2
1
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Yves Edwards
Jul 8, 2006
28
18
3
0
1
2
1
0
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Yves Edwards
Seichi Ikemoto
PRIDE Bushido 10
Apr 2, 2006
60
41
0
0
0
0
1
0
R2 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Yves Edwards
Mar 4, 2006
22
20
0
1
1
0
0
0
R2 Submission
Loss
Joachim Hansen
Yves Edwards
PRIDE Bushido 9: The Tournament
Sep 25, 2005
17
32
6
2
1
1
9
1
R2 Decision - Split
Win
Yves Edwards
PRIDE Bushido 7
May 22, 2005
4
3
0
1
1
0
1
1
R1 Submission
Win
Yves Edwards
Aug 21, 2004
16
13
0
2
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Yves Edwards
Apr 2, 2004
21
8
0
4
1
2
1
1
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Yves Edwards
Deshaun Johnson
WEC 9: Cold Blooded
Jan 16, 2004
100
34
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Yves Edwards
Nov 21, 2003
33
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Yves Edwards
Jun 6, 2003
21
3
0
2
3
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Yves Edwards
Feb 28, 2003
51
31
0
2
1
0
2
0
R3 Submission
Win
Yves Edwards
Joao Pierini
Jun 22, 2002
6
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Yves Edwards
May 10, 2002
19
13
3
1
1
1
6
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Yves Edwards
Sep 28, 2001
9
9
3
0
3
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Majority

Biography

TRAINING: Well, that all depends on what day of the week it is, but typically the ingredients consist of a lot of sweat, pushing through adversity, overcoming personal boundaries, heavy breathing, and occasionally a little blood, but that's just for flavor. It brings out the love.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I first started training some submission grappling and Muay Thai in ’96 I think. I was just like everyone back then I wanted to learn the stuff that was working in UFC

 What ranks and titles have you held? I’ve held a few titles. I was the HnS Middleweight Champion for their Open rules. I also held their 170lbs title for their Shooto style rules. I’ve also held a few titles here in Texas the ISWF middle weight title and the PWR 170lbs belt. 

Do you have any heroes?
I have a few heroes, but most of them have superpowers, but of the ones without powers I'd have to say my wife and kids top that list. With Batman taking a respectable second place

What is your favorite technique?
I don’t have one particular favorite, but if you put a gun to my head and made me choose I would have to say “Please don’t shoot me I don’t want to die.” 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
The UFC is a different beast now than it was just 7 years ago, so to be in the UFC means I have another shot at being the best in the world. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I did go to college but was unable to graduate because my fighting career was taking off and the training became very time consuming. My major was accounting at the time.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a teller and in sales at a bank that shall remain nameless.

• 18 wins by KO, 15 by submission (9 RNC, 3 armbar, 2 triangle, 1 heel hook)

 

• 2-1 in PRIDE

 

• Owns wins over Aaron Riley, Pete Spratt, Naoyuki Kotani, Dokonjonosuke Mishima, and Derrick Noble in non-UFC bouts.

 

• Has also faced Fabiano Iha, Nate Marquardt, Rumina Sato, Joachim Hansen, Mike Brown, and Duane Ludwig.

Career

Key Opponents

Duane Ludwig
Duane Ludwig
29-14-0
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Justin  Edwards
Justin Edwards
9-4-0
( W-L-D )

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Win
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Win
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