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  • 2 years ago
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Following his loss to Benson Henderson at UFC 144, now-ex UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faces a tough decision: fight his way back to another title shot - or drop to featherweight for what could be an immediate shot at Jose Aldo's belt. The general consensus, of course, is that Edgar is two small for lightweight anyway. However, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin thinks that's bunk; Edgar is only too small for lightweight because too many fighters a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Featherweight Cub Swanson talks about a potential fight against Frankie Edgar and more. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Number 2 featherweight contender, Frankie Edgar talks about who he'd like to face next and what it would take for a match-up with Urijah Faber. This past Sunday night saw the end of an era when Frankie Edgar put on a crushing display of dominance in his stoppage of UFC legend, B.J. Penn. Edgar finds himself in a unique position in that he was the catalyst that finally made Penn call his long and heralded career to an emotional halt. The win catapulted the New Jersey native into the Number 2 read news >>

  • a year ago
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Check out the video highlights as Frankie Edgar picks up his first UFC featherweight win with an impressive performance against Charles Oliveira at UFC 162. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Frankie Edgar was understandably upset to hear that featherweight champ Jose Aldo had been forced to withdraw from UFC 153 due to injury. But the ex-UFC lightweight champ's manager said he is open to fighting at the Oct. 13 pay-per-view event or another down the line. "If the UFC wants Frankie to fight anybody, he'll fight anybody," Ali Abdel-Aziz today told MMAjunkie.com. "It doesn't matter. If they want him to fight on this card, he'll fight on this card. If they want him to wait, h read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar will make his featherweight debut against 145-pound titlist Jose Aldo at UFC 153. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With Erik Koch injured, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has agreed to step in and challenge UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 153 in Brazil. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will officially move down to featherweight for his next fight in the Octagon. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar survived a first-round battering and ultimately lasted five rounds to fight Gray Maynard to a draw at Saturday's UFC 125 event. But did Edgar's stellar conditioning really prevent him from being knocked out? MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin discusses the popular misconception in his last "Ask the Fight Doc" installment. He also explains if the fight should have been stopped in that pivotal first round. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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So, you're on a six-fight winning streak in one of the toughest divisions the UFC has to offer. You've defeated the division's fifth-, 10th-, 11th- and 14th-ranked fighters in the process. You even managed to KO the No. 14 fighter in the division above you. That should be enough to grant you a shot at the title, right? Well, kind of. Cub Swanson, the UFC's second-ranked featherweight—behind only Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes—is just a little more than a month removed from a five-round unanimous deci read news >>

  • a month ago
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If there's one thing that's more painful to listen to in mixed martial arts than a fighter who is boring on the mic, it's a fighter who tries to force phony trash talk. Cub Swanson understands this, so he's not about to let others make him into someone he's not. So even though he was criticized for not making a bold statement that he wants a UFC featherweight title shot after his recent victory over Jeremy Stephens, the Jackson's MMA fighter remains comfortable with being true to himself. "I'm n read news >>

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