That was uncomfortable. The main event of tonight's (Sun., July 6, 2014) The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, featured legendary former Lightweight Champion BJ Penn getting one more cracking at solving a puzzle that has baffled him twice before in Frankie Edgar. This time, he would do so in his first career bout contested at 145-pounds.
This also may or may not have served as his retirement fight.
If so, he went out on the lowest note possi more
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar told UFC Tonight that a fight against Cub Swanson makes the most sense for the division since the champion is out on the sidelines. Frankie Edgar is looking to work his way back to a title shot and believes a match-up against Cub Swanson would do exactly that.
The former UFC lightweight champion, who is coming off a third round stoppage victory over B.J. Penn last Sunday at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, told UFC Tonight that the fight makes sense c 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
When a fighter loses a title fight, he usually has to go back to the drawing board, see what went wrong and figure out how to come back stronger.
Some are able to do that very well and get back in title contention quickly. Others, like Frank Mir, don't do so well after a title loss.
With more divisions and fighters now than ever before, there are far more title fights and far more title contenders. Some contenders are ready for a second or maybe even a third shot at the belt. Let's see who they 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
The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale fighters stepped on the scales on Saturday to make their bouts official for the second of back-to-back UFC events in Las Vegas this weekend. 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
Penn was upright once again to start the second. Edgar was ducking in and out and landing blows as he moved in and out. He grabbed a single leg but let it go quickly.
"The Prodigy's" lack of offensive output was downright bizarre. He finally threw a combination that landed but Edgar was having far too much success when he was throwing.
Then, no different than the opening round, Frankie took an open opportunity and nabbed a takedown.
From top, he applied pressure with punches and posturing up. Ke more