Frankie Edgar appears in studio to preview his trilogy fight against B.J. Penn on July 6. more
After layoff of exactly one year, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar finally gets back into competition against legendary B.J. Penn after the current season of The Ultimate Fighter finishes airing. When Frankie Edgar goes back into the cage in less than two weeks, a lot of things will be familiar.The date, July 6, will be exactly 365 days since his last fight, and to the week, the nine year anniversary of the first time he fought in MMA in essentially an underground fight in the Bronx. Th more
The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of who will be stopping by:
1:00 p.m. -- Head coach Ray Longo will discuss his busy July 4 weekend with Chris Weidman defending his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida and Eddie Gordon fighting for The Ultimate Fighter 19 contract.
1:25 p.m. -- Ralek Gracie will preview the upcoming Metamoris 4 card, featuring a number of MMA fighters.
1:45 p.m. -- Josh Barnett will talk about competing at Metamoris 4, his return more
After proving he has B.J. Penn's number, beating him twice before, Frankie Edgar says he needs a victory over "The Prodigy" in their trilogy fight more than ever because now people expect him to win. He also hopes another win over Penn gets him another crack at Jose Aldo. Frankie Edgar will look to tie a ribbon around his rivalry with B.J. Penn when the two meet in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale on July 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A rare Sunday evening event for Ultimat more
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Frankie Edgar and Forrest Griffin.Filed under: News, UFC more
The numbers are in for GLORY 17 from this past weekend's event (June 21, 2014) in Inglewood, California, inside The Forum. With 483,000 viewers and a peak viewership of 862,000, the fight card became the fourth-highest rated show in the promotion's seven-show televised history on Spike TV.
The ratings are in for GLORY 17. The kickboxing promotion's seventh show on Spike TV saw 483,000 viewers tune in see Gabriel Varga win the featherweight "Contender" tournament and Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic def more
If you're a "Prodigy" fan, now's the time to haul ass over to the local betting window.
Well, there's two ways of looking at this.
Either Frankie Edgar is a god among featherweights, or BJ Penn is a washed-up tomato can. I'm not sure how else to explain the recent betting line from 5 Dimes (via Best Fight Odds), which has "The Answer" at -1050 for their Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale showdown, which takes place next Sunday (July 6, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada ( more
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
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