Found July 07, 2013 on
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (pictured) finally snapped his three-fight losing skid by taking a unanimous decision victory over Charles Oliveira on Saturday at UFC 162.
It was the first time in eight fights that Edgar didn’t compete in a five-round title tilt.
Their 145-pound shootout was good enough to earn them each an extra $50,000 for “Fight of the Night.”
“The Answer” is hoping to make one final run at the hardware.
UFC 162 took place inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Video: Highlights: UFC 162: Edgar – Oliveira
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