Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 3/1/12
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UFC president Dana White hasn’t been shy about expressing his desire for former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar (Pictured) to shed 10 pounds and drop to the featherweight division. While Edgar remains hell-bent on arranging an immediate sequel with Benson Henderson, White holds all the cards and the results are not what “The Answer” wants to hear. “I think everybody is pretty clear on what I’d like to see him do, I’d like to see him go down to his natural weight of 145 pounds,” White stated during today’s press conference. “There’s no doubt, again, when you talk about respecting a guy, I have so much respect for Frankie Edgar and what he’s been able to do at 155 pounds – because he had to, because there wasn’t a 145 pound division. “I had a good talk with him yesterday, we’ll see what happens.” While White didn’t specifically state he wouldn’t set up Edgar vs. Henderson II, the writing appears to be all over the Octagon wall. The good news for Edgar is that if he decides
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