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Looks like dropping down to 145 pounds wasn't "The Answer."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar made his featherweight debut last night (Feb. 2, 2013) against Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar," which emanated from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Aldo retained his title by way of unanimous decision (watch it here).
The champion was dominant early, but faded as the fight wore on. That allowed Edgar, who made his mark in mixed martial arts (MMA) through a combination of grit, determination and an otherworldly gas tank, to score points and win the last two rounds.
His late surge made it a close fight, but not close enough to warrant a rematch.
To compound the problem, there are already a handful of fighters at 145 pounds looking to get their crack at the crown, including Chan Sung Jung, Ricardo Lamas and the winner of Cub Swanson vs. Dustin Poirier, who lock horns a week from Sa...
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The UFC dubbed Saturday’s scrap between featherweight king Jose Aldo (Pictured) and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar a “Superfight.” According to two of the three judges sitting cageside, it was a lopsided fight.
While Edgar appeared to rally in the later rounds, Aldo still took home a unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) victory to retain his title. “Scarface”...
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has medically suspended 13 athletes who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” event. ‘
Frankie Edgar (Pictured) could be riding the pine for up to six months with a possible left orbital fracture. The former lightweight champion can return to action sooner with a doctor’s note.
Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas hosted...
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The disappointment that was the match between Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is exactly what was needed prior to the fierce showdown that was Aldo vs. Edgar.
Don't confuse this. Ideally all of the fights at UFC 156 would have been outstanding. However, having a letdown (a unanimous decision won by "Little Nog") just before the UFC Featherweight Title bout...
“UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” takes place Saturday inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 6:35PM ET/3:35PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Facebook will kick off the festivities by streaming a pair of prelims. Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s page...
After losing another championship fight via decision where he thought he had done enough to win, a disappointed Frankie Edgar (Pictured) said it was too soon to decide whether he’d return to the lightweight division where he recently held the title or remain in the featherweight class.
Unfortunately (or fortunately) for “The Answer,” UFC president Dana White saw enough in Saturday’s...
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