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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 >>
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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 >>
A title fight that may, or may not come. Cub Swanson was never opposed to a fight against Frankie Edgar, he just had his heart set on waiting for his promised title shot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division.
But according to Swanson, that title fight isn't "guaranteed" and says he doesn't want history to repeat itself and wait out for another year -- only to come back and take on someone else who isn't the 145-pound champion.
And depending on the outcome of Jose Ald read news >>
Frankie Edgar thinks a fight against Cub Swanson makes sense. Cub, however, has his sights set on the bigger prize. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division could be in the midst of a major shakeup if Lorenzo Fertitta and Co. have their way.
After division kingpin Jose Aldo suffered an injury (details), one that forced him out of his title fight against Chad Mendes at UFC 176 on Aug. 2, 2014, Fertitta declared that an interim title fight could be staged this October if "Ju read news >>
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar told UFC Tonight that a fight against Cub Swanson makes the most sense for the division since the champion is out on the sidelines. Frankie Edgar is looking to work his way back to a title shot and believes a match-up against Cub Swanson would do exactly that.
The former UFC lightweight champion, who is coming off a third round stoppage victory over B.J. Penn last Sunday at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, told UFC Tonight that the fight makes sense c read news >>
The UFC 176 main event between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes is expected to be rescheduled for mid-October, as per Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports. However, if Aldo still isn't fully healed and ready to roll by then, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said somebody else might step up to fight Mendes for the chance at an interim featherweight strap. MMA Fighting's Shaun Al-Shatti relayed Fertitta's news, tweeting: Looking at the top five of the UFC's 145-pound division, this makes read news >>
Former UFC champion Frankie Edgar hopes a UFC 162 win over Charles Oliveira will move him closer to another UFC title fight. read news >>
As Frankie Edgar attended UFC 159 this past weekend in his home state, the New Jersey native was reminded how much a fighter's marketability factors into matchmaking. read news >>
Jose Aldo retained his featherweight title at UFC 156 on Saturday night, outpointing ex-lightweight ace Frankie Edgar in their “Fight of the Night”-winning headliner. read news >>
Will Frankie Edgar knock off Jose Aldo for the featherweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday? read news >>
A title defense against Frankie Edgar is a long way from the poverty of Brazil. read news >>