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  • 2 years ago
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Frankie Edgar has not by any means dropped off the lightweight map, but the former UFC lightweight champion could get back in the title picture quicker if he makes the move to featherweight. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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DENVER - At Saturday night's post-UFC 150 press conference, a disappointed Frankie Edgar didn't offer any insight into what his immediate future holds. But if it includes a long-discussed move to 145 pounds, UFC President Dana White said "The Answer" isn't necessarily guaranteed an immediate shot at the belt. "I think Frankie would have to fight somebody at 145 (before getting a shot at the title," White said. "We've got all these backed up titles right now. I don't want that backed read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Frankie Edgar and Conor McGregor make their case for the next UFC title shot on twitter. Shortly after his dominant win over Cub Swanson, Frankie Edgar took to twitter to state his case for a rematch against Jose Aldo. He referenced nearing a UFC record and linked to an online poll that showed slightly more voters wanted to see him get the next title shot over Conor McGregor: By my next fight I will have more time in the @ufc octagon than anyone else including gsp and bj. When I'm done I will ha read news >>

  • 24 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 >>

  • 25 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Cub Swanson entered UFC Fight Night 57 with a title shot hanging in the balance, but as he tried to climb the ladder to claim his shot, Frankie Edgar was there to pull him back down. Edgar dominated the fight for nearly 25 minutes on Saturday and got the rear-naked choke stoppage in the closing seconds of the bout. Swanson stuffed a couple of takedowns early, but Edgar closed the first round by finally putting Swanson on his back. The takedowns kept coming. Swanson could not get up off his back read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson and Conor McGregor had two very different weekends.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Frankie Edgar wants a crack a UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, or even fellow contender Conor McGregor. He just doesn't sound convinced he'll get to face either any time soon. Fresh off a dominant, fifth-round submission victory over Cub Swanson in Austin on Nov. 22, Edgar believes he's earned another shot at Aldo. "I just beat the guy that was promised a title shot, the No. 2 guy in the world," Edgar told MMA Weekly. "The No. 1 [Chad Mendes] just fought Aldo and didn't get the job done so read news >>

  • 16 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 >>

  • 23 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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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 >>

  • 27 days ago
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Who deserves the next UFC featherweight title shot? According to a recent UFC poll, it's Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor. Frankie Edgar's victory at UFC Fight Night 57 was the kind of performance that garners most people a title shot, but the No. 2-ranked featherweight is not taking any chances. Immediately after submitting Cub Swanson late in the fifth round, Edgar said he hoped to have earned a title shot against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. In fact, Edgar took it one step further a read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC's featherweight title picture just cleared up. Cub Swanson, he of the six-fight winning streak heading into UFC Fight Night Austin, is vanquished. And he went out not with a bang but a whisper, the victim of yet another stifling Frankie Edgar performance. Swanson strolled to the cage full of confidence, and his first-round performance showed glimpses of the fighter he has become since the first time he lost to Jose Aldo. But that confidence was mostly gone by the end of the second round read news >>

  • a month 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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