The rivalry between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn is a unique one in the realm of combat sports because the two have always kept their fire confined to the Octagon. more
In addition, Jeremy Stephens climbs one spot in the 145-pound rankings, despite his defeat.
The official UFC rankings have been updated following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 43, as well as UFC Fight Night 44, the mixed martial arts (MMA) doubleheader that took place last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand and San Antonio, respectively.
Full results and wrap up from both events here and here.
Cub Swanson was the big winner of the night, taking down Jeremy Stephens in San Antonio (watch it more
If B.J. Penn loses his TUF 19 Finale fight to Frankie Edgar on Sunday, UFC President Dana White will suggest to the fighter that he should retire from mixed martial arts. more
Frankie Edgar had been training in mixed martial arts for only a few weeks when his coach floated the idea of throwing him into a no-rules fight of questionable legality one sweltering summer day in 2005.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar fight for the third time on Sunday at the TUF 19 Finale. Get a trilogy’s worth of pre-fight facts about the event inside. Filed under: News more
As an MMA fighter, Frankie Edgar is used to dealing with misconceptions about who he is and what he does. But one about his upcoming fight with ex-champ B.J. Penn particularly irks him. Filed under: News, UFC more
The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale takes place Sunday, but the 22 fighters must first hit the scale to make weight on Saturday before UFC 175 gets underway.
Sunday's card (slated to begin at 9:00 p.m. ET) will be headlined by BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar, marking the third time the two elite fighters will have met.
Edgar won each of the previous two bouts.
Also on the card will be the two TUF 19 tournament finales. Corey Anderson and Matt Van Buren will meet in the light heavyweight final, and Eddie Go more
Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn will complete their trilogy. more
A rivalry over four years in the making will end tonight (July 6, 2014) when Frankie Edgar meets BJ Penn for a third time in the TUF 19 Finale main event from Las Vegas, Nevada. "The Prodigy" has been out of action for quite some time. Is there any way he can knock off "The Answer" at 145 pounds? Read our fight preview to find out!
Tonight (July 6, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will go to battle in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) more