Frankie Edgar is the new UFC lightweight champion, having decisioned BJ Penn at UFC 112. This fact is not in dispute. But with five rounds that were difficult to score, everyone has an opinion on who won the fight and who lost the fight.
Let's turn to the CompuStrike numbers for some quantitative analysis.
|BJ Penn||Frankie Edgar|
|81 / 242||Total strikes||90 / 236|
|77 / 236||Arm strikes||73 / 202|
|74||Power strikes landed||72|
|3||Clinch strikes landed||1|
|4 / 6||Leg strikes||16 / 32|
|0 / 0||Ground strikes||1 / 2|
|0 / 0||Takedown attempts||2 / 9|
See the complete round-by-round breakdown here.