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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 >>

  • 26 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight pecking order could be in for a shakeup. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Frankie Edgar, who blew the doors off No. 2-ranked Cub Swanson earlier this month in Austin, Texas, argued his case for a crack at the 145-pound title by posting a UFC poll that had the mixed martial arts (MMA) favoring him over Irish sensation Conor McGregor. Crunch the numbers right here. It appears the stateside fans aren't the only ones leaning toward "The Answer," who took Jose Aldo to the limit in early 2013 but came up on the ju read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Without question, a featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor would be not only the biggest bout that could be made in the division, but also one of the biggest at any weight class. An Aldo-McGregor tilt could fill a stadium in Brazil or Ireland. As for whether McGregor is actually the most worthy contender at 145 pounds at the moment? Well, that's a different story. The answer appears to be "The Answer." Frankie Edgar, the former lightweight champion and the only U read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., Nov. 21, 2014) at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night live on Fox Sports 1. For complete UFC Fight Night 57 weigh in results and video click here. The staredowns were nothing to write home about, as is usually the case, but you can at least get a look at how each fighter chose to sq read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Frankie Edgar’s July victory over B.J. Penn should have been a gratifying moment. Instead, it was bittersweet.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Headlined by elite 145-pounders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson, UFC Fight Night 57 could produce featherweight champion Jose Aldo's next challenger. Edgar is only two bouts removed from a loss to Aldo, but he's rebounded in a big way. After beating Charles Oliveira, Edgar coached opposite B.J. Penn on The Ultimate Fighter before stopping the lightweight legend in a July meeting. Having given Aldo one of his more competitive contests, Edgar might not be far away from earning a rematch with the Bra read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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

  • 5 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 >>

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