Originally written on The Flying Knee MMA  |  Last updated 11/17/14
One of the most anticipated fights of 2013 takes place Saturday night as former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar will be dropping down to his natural weight class of featherweight to challenge the division’s kingpin Jose Aldo. Whilst Edgar has lost his last two title fights to Benson Henderson, both results were considered highly controversial ones leading most to still consider Edgar as the top lightweight in the world.   With his recent string of bad luck at lightweight, Edgar believed that the timing was finally right to test the waters at featherweight. The former champ was always considered the smaller competitor in the 155lbs division and whilst that did not stop him from winning, many, including UFC President Dana White, always questioned his decision not drop to featherweight. “I just felt the timing was right to move to featherweight,” Edgar stated in the UFC pre-fight interview, “Right now it’s a good time for me. It’s a new landscape for myself with new opponents and new p...
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