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The MMA world is taking a bit of a pause for a Thanksgiving break. But it didn't do so before a fresh controversy was tossed onto the plate: In the wake of Frankie Edgar's dominant performance against Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, who deserves the next shot at Jose Aldo's UFC featherweight title? We delve into that and a whole lot more as Fightweets makes its return. Who deserves the fight? @Cubbiezfan80: If Conor McGregor loses, Jose Aldo fights ___ next? In a perfect world, whether Conor read news >>

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Herbert Burns believes he is earning his shot at a ONE FC belt. Next up, former champ Honorio Barbario. read news >>

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UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown isn't boarding the Conor McGregor hype train any time soon, saying it is clear as day Frankie Edgar should get the next title shot at 145 pounds. Of course, "The Immortal" used a little more colorful language when expressing his opinion on The Great MMA Debate podcast Tuesday (transcription per Bloody Elbow). I can't even believe this is an argument. What the f--k has Conor done compared to what Frankie's done? Frankie deserves it. Period...I don't hate that read news >>

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UFC welterweight competitor Matt Brown explains who he believes deserves the next title fight in the 145-pound division. Although Frankie Edgar looked phenomenal in his main event match-up against Cub Swanson, hardly any fans or pundits anticipated the victory would warrant a title shot ahead of the potentially lucrative encounter between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. Coming into the fight against a touted striker and potential title challenger, Edgar dominated the majority of the match-up and d read news >>

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Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber explained how he continues to find the motivation to compete at the upper echelon of the sport, as well as whether he is interested in another title fight in the UFC. read news >>

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The race for the next shot at Jose Aldo's featherweight crown is currently in full force, and the main event tilt between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 was set to clear up that particular picture. Swanson brought his six-fight winning streak and red-hot climb up the 145-pound ranks into Austin, Texas on Saturday night, while the resilient former lightweight champion hoped to make the Palm Springs native a crucial rung on his ladder back toward another championship opportuni read news >>

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Frankie Edgar made a forceful point by submitting Cub Swanson in the final seconds of a fight he’d dominated. But did he do enough to earn a title shot for himself…or for someone else?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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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 >>

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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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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 >>

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Frankie Edgar knew he needed to make a statement on Saturday night, and he did just that, blowing the doors off Cub Swanson to stop the streaking featherweight contender in his tracks in UFC Fight Night 57's main event. Swanson entered the bout with a standing promise from UFC officials that his six-fight win streak would get cashed in for a title shot against reigning 145-pound champion Jose Aldo if he toppled Edgar, but in the former lightweight titleholder, he he met an immoveable force. Edga read news >>

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