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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 >>

  • 18 days 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 >>

  • 25 days 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 >>

  • 28 days 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 >>

  • 11 days 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 >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 21 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 >>

  • 23 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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Mark Henry and Ricardo Almeida manage the striking and grappling portions of Frankie Edgar’s fights. This past Saturday, Almeida had a lot more to evaluate than Henry.Filed under: Featured, MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar is receiving high praise from fans, reporters and fellow fighters alike after his brutal mauling of Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, but the highest praise may have been that given by lightweight staple Diego Sanchez. Shortly after The Answer scored the latest submission in UFC history, tapping Swanson with a neck crank with just four seconds remaining on the clock, Sanchez took to Twitter to evaluate his performance. @FrankieEdgar surpasses gsp as bes read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar believes he has done enough to earn a rematch against Jose Aldo over the coming months. Following his commanding performance against Cub Swanson, where he recorded the latest finish in UFC history with four seconds left, Frankie Edgar believes he has done enough to warrant the next title shot against featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Edgar, who has already faced Aldo previously and lost a competitive decision to the Brazilian, thinks that since he def read news >>

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