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  • 2 years ago
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While Frankie Edgar now knows that he will be facing Benson Henderson later this year for the chance to recapture the UFC lightweight title, his mood wasn’t always so jovial. Just moments after losing his belt to Henderson at UFC 144 in Japan, UFC commentator Joe Rogan immediately asked him about a potential drop to 145 pounds. A little while later, at the UFC 144 post-fight press conference, reporters in turn hounded Edgar about a potential move down to the featherweight division. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Frankie Edgar doesn't mind that people ask him about a move to featherweight, but he believes it is disrespectful towards guys he's defeated like BJ Penn and Gray Maynard. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor believes he should get the title shot at 145 pounds based on his ability to sell tickets, and he didn't mind sharing that sentiment with fellow contender Frankie Edgar. Edgar, a former UFC lightweight champion who lost to featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo at UFC 156 in February 2013, has many pundits calling for a rematch after he decimated Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 last Saturday. Swanson was riding a six-fight win streak heading into that mat read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC featherweight contender Frankie "The Answer" Edgar believes he's earned another crack at champion Jose Aldo after one of the best performances of his career, and he wasn't shy about letting his bosses know how he feels. Following an essentially flawless performance Saturday against fellow contender Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, The Answer—a New Jersey native—told UFC President Dana White and UFC Chairman/CEO Lorenzo Fertitta he wants Aldo on his home turf this spring. Frankie edgar vs j read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After dominating the No. 2-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday, Frankie Edgar believes he should get the next 145-pound title shot. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Jose Aldo won't lack worthy opponents if he decides to stay at featherweight after UFC 163. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Frankie Edgar has dropped down from the 155-pound division to compete at featherweight, while Urijah Faber will be abandoning the 135-pound weight class -- albeit temporarily -- to meet him there. The former champions have been paired off for a UFC Fight Night 66 main event, which takes place on May 15, 2015 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines, airing stateside on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 (more on their five-round headliner here). In anticipation of their 145-pound showdown, "T read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Urijah Faber has made most of his career hay at featherweight. But he has never competed in the UFC Octagon at 145 pounds. That will change on May 16. Faber will face former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 165. It's only one of the firsts on the evening, as it also will be the UFC's debut foray into the Philippines. The event will take place at Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. The news came Wednesday night on UFC Tonight, which airs weekly on Fox Sports 1 (h/t MMAFig read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Urijah Faber will return to the featherweight division and fight Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night Manila, officials confirmed on Wednesday. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Bantamweight contender Urijah Faber is returning to featherweight to fight former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in UFC Fight Night 65’s headliner.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Frankie Edgar believes Conor McGregor is likely to get a crack at the belt before he is, but he'd be down for a No. 1 contender's match if the UFC would make it. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Who’s up next for UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo? Two top candidates are actively campaigning.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It has been said that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Conor McGregor can shut down an entire country. He can also shut down an entire argument. That's assuming the "real numbers don't lie," following his tweet on Sunday. McGregor was responding to fellow contender Frankie Edgar, who was campaigning for the next shot at reigning division kingpin Jose Aldo. And he had a little help from the boys and girls in Mother Russia. But what the fans want and what puts butts in read news >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

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