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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 >>

  • 28 days ago
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A featherweight bout between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will headline UFC Fight Night Austin in November, according to a report on Wednesday evening. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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A featherweight showdown with title implications is coming to Austin. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will meet Cub Swanson in the five-round main event of the UFC Fight Night card in Texas on Nov. 22. The news was announced on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight. The 32-year-old Edgar (17-4-1) came within a round on the scorecards of lifting the title from longtime champion Jose Aldo Jr. in his featherweight debut at UFC 156. Since then, he's earned victories over Charles Oliveira read news >>

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

  • 3 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 >>

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