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Frankie Edgar dropping down to bantamweight division

Former UFC lightweight champion and most recently featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar is making a drop down in weight once again in his career. According to Edgar’s coach Mark Henry and his manager Ali Abdelaziz who first spoke to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, the plan for Edgar to drop down to bantamweight has already been told to the UFC, and Edgar’s team is targeting his division debut for November at MSG. In a statement to ESPN, Abdelaziz […]

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Dana White Talks Frankie Edgar’s Future Following UFC 240

UFC president Dana White feels Frankie Edgar doesn’t have much left to prove. This past Saturday night (July 27), Edgar challenged Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title. “The Answer” hung in tough, but was bested by Holloway via unanimous decision. Edgar had trouble with Holloway’s range and couldn’t score takedowns. White spoke to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto following UFC 240. He said at this point in his career, Edgar’s next move will be up to him (via […]

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UFC 240 results: Max Holloway outworks Frankie Edgar to retain title

On July 27, 2019, the UFC returned for the organizations second pay-per-view card of July with UFC 240 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The event took place at Rogers Place and was headlined by a featherweight title fight between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar. Holloway has been on an absolute tear at 145 pounds over the last several years but will be stepping into the cage coming off of a loss for the first time since his January […]

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Marlon Moraes says sparring with Frankie Edgar is key to beating Henry Cejudo

In the main event of UFC 238 this Saturday, flyweight champion, Henry Cejudo will move up in weight to take on Marlon Moraes. There, the two will fight for the vacant bantamweight title. Given Cejudo is an Olympic gold medalist, the top bantamweight contender is prepared for a heavy-wrestling fight. “I’m expecting a heavy wrestling-oriented gameplan from Cejudo, but I’m ready. I am more ready than ever. I’m coming into this fight with a strong desire to […]

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Frankie Edgar says B.J. Penn retiring is ‘probably what is best’

Frankie Edgar is set to take on another Hawaiian for a UFC belt at UFC 240. But, his first shot at a Hawaiian was against B.J. Penn where the two fought three times, with two being championship bouts. Although the two were rivals, Edgar admits it has been hard seeing Penn continue to fight and lose. “I watched B.J. coming up and his highlights and it’s tough seeing him lose fight after fight,” Edgar told MMA Junkie. […]

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