- 3 years ago
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Bulging discs, not his rib injury, ultimately were the reason UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was forced out of a UFC 130 title fight with Gray Maynard on Monday.
In fact, he told UFC.com, he planned to fight through both injuries.
But as UFC officials recently announced, the fight instead was scrapped when Maynard also fell victim to injuries, and their headlining spot has been replaced by Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs. Matt Hamill.
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- 8 months ago
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Although he lost his UFC lightweight belt, Frankie Edgar has earned a new one. read news >>
Nearly the entire time Frankie Edgar was the UFC's lightweight champion, his boss was dropping hints left and right that he should drop down to 145. Now that he has a win there, what are the odds he'd want to move down again? Don't count on it. read news >>
Former UFC lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar picks Chris Weidman to upset middleweight champion Anderson Silva in the UFC 161 main event on July 6 in Las Vegas. read news >>
Frankie Edgar has a mountain of opportunity before him at UFC 156, not least among them that he could become only the third fighter in history to be a two-weight-class UFC champion. read news >>
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet
former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar on
Super Bowl weekend.
UFC officials announced on Tuesday's new edition of FUEL TV's "UFC
Tonight" that the much-anticipated matchup will headline the UFC's
annual Super Bowl weekend card in Las Vegas.
The event, which serves as UFC 156, takes place Feb. 2 at a venue yet to be determined.
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Frankie Edgar was understandably upset to hear that featherweight champ Jose Aldo had been forced to withdraw from UFC 153 due to
But the ex-UFC lightweight champ's manager said he is open to fighting
at the Oct. 13 pay-per-view event or another down the line.
"If the UFC wants Frankie to fight anybody, he'll fight anybody," Ali
Abdel-Aziz today told MMAjunkie.com. "It doesn't
matter. If they want him to fight on this card, he'll fight on this
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The injury bug has bitten Jose Aldo once again, this time knocking the UFC featherweight champion out of a planned UFC 153 title defense against former lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar. read news >>
Despite a pair of disappointing losses to current UFC lightweight
champion Benson Henderson, former titleholder Frankie Edgar will now get his shot at history.
USA TODAY Sports and MMAjunkie.com have learned that an undisclosed injury has forced Erik
Koch to withdraw from a planned UFC 153 title fight with
current featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and Edgar has
agreed to step into the evening's main event.
Edgar now looks to join UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture and Hawaiian
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- 2 years ago
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DENVER - At least on the scorecards, Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar II was closer than the first.
But in the end, two of three judges scored the bout in favor of champ Henderson, who defended his title for the first time in another close fight with Edgar.
The bout served as the main event of Saturday's UFC 150 event at Pepsi Center in Denver. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook.
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MMAjunkie.com Radio today welcomes to the show former UFC champ Frankie Edgar and UFC 148's Michael Bisping.
We also discuss Alistair Overeem's failed drug test with MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin, guest host and HDNet Fights broadcaster Michael Schiavello, and comedian Joey "CoCo" Diaz.
MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from noon to 2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from
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