- 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 >>
Jose Aldo won't lack worthy opponents if he decides to stay at featherweight after UFC 163. read news >>
Featherweight Cub Swanson talks about a potential fight against Frankie Edgar and more. read news >>
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 >>
In addition, Ronda Rousey trumps Johny Hendricks on the pound-for-pound list.
The official UFC rankings have been updated following the carnage at UFC 175, as well as The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, the two mixed martial arts (MMA) events that took place on consecutive nights last Saturday (July 5, 2014) and Sunday (July 6, 2014) from The Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Full results and wrap up from both events here and here.
Among the big winners over the weekend include Ronda Rousey - read news >>
On Sunday night at the finale of season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faced off against the man he took the title from, former lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn.
Penn had been out for 19 months after a semi-retirement, and this was his first career fight at featherweight. Edgar had been out one year to the day, and his last fight, which won Fight of the Night, was a unanimous decision victory over Charles Oliveira.
In a completely dominant figh read news >>
This is the TUF 19 Finale live blog for Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. Penn, a featherweight bout at Sunday night's UFC event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.Edgar, who has won two of his past five fights, will face Penn, who is 1-3-1 over his past five fights, in the main event.Check out the TUF 19 Finale live blog below.Round 1:Round 2:Round 3:Round 4:Round 5: read news >>
- 4 months ago
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will answer questions from fans at 2 p.m. ET during a Q&A session for UFC on FOX 11. read news >>
- 11 months ago
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B.J. Penn is returning to the UFC and will coach The Ultimate Fighter opposite Frankie Edgar. The two will fight for a third time following the show in a featherweight bout. read news >>
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 >>