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Frankie Edgar calls out Conor McGregor for 'conveniently' not fighting him

Frankie Edgar won't go as far as saying Conor McGregor is scared to fight him, but he is willing to admit that the featherweight champion seems to keep finding ways not to defend his belt again him.Edgar appeared to be the top choice to face McGregor for the belt after the Irishman fell to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 back in March.McGregor ultimately asked the UFC for a rematch with Diaz...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar gunning for Conor McGregor fight in New York City

UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar has been lobbying for a shot at the Conor McGregor and the UFC 145-pound title for at least a year and a half, and the New Jersey native feels he's just one step away from making his wish come true.And not only does Edgar want nothing more than to take the title away from McGregor, but he sees the perfect opportunity to do so when the UFC...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Irate With Dana White And UFC

Frankie Edgar (pictured), the ultimate UFC company man if there ever was one, now feels that he’s been brushed aside given the UFC’s undying devotion for golden boy Conor McGregor. Edgar has been aggressively campaigning for a tango with McGregor ever since he captured the featherweight title in November at UFC 193. But as luck would have it, when the UFC was desperately scouring...
Via 5thRound.com
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

B.J. Penn announces he will return at UFC 197

UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn is still planning on coming out of retirement, however, it just won’t be at UFC 196 as originally planned. Instead, Penn announced on his website that there has been a slight change of plans and he will now square off against an unnamed opponent at UFC 197 on April 23. Penn said that he was certain that he would return at UFC 196, but that the UFC...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Puts His Foot Down; Will Only Fight For The Belt

Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is one of the good guys in the sport, but even he can only take so much and with his featherweight title shot currently hanging in the balance he appears to have decided to ignore sending a message of peace and goodwill to all men over the holiday season in […]
Via Fight Of The Night
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

TUF 22 Finale Salaries: Frankie Edgar Big Winner At $360,000

Frankie Edgar (pictured) was the highest earner at Friday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale” event, and it wasn’t even close. Edgar scored $360,000, with half coming via win bonus, for knocking out Chad Mendes in the show’s featured attraction. Mendes, meanwhile, made $82,000. Tony Ferguson was the card’s second-highest paid fighter at $100,000, with half of his paycheck...
Via 5thRound.com
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar would be ‘floored’ if he doesn’t get a featherweight title fight

Frankie Edgar, who is coming off a win over Chad Mendes by first round knockout at TUF 22 Finale, was told that he would fight the winner of Jose Aldo – Conor McGregor at UFC 194, which saw McGregor winning. Now, McGregor says that he will fight the winner of Rafael Dos Anjos – Donald Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17. Edgar still feels that he will fight for the featherweight title next...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar expected to get next title shot

Well, Frankie Edgar is finally going to get a title shot. UFC president Dana White said at Friday’s post-fight press conference that Edgar will get the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 194. White explained that Edgar put a stamp on his recent success by beating Chad Mendes via first round knockout on Friday night. “Sometimes you’ve got to go out, and you’ve...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Would Consider Bantamweight Stint Before Ending Career

Frankie Edgar is right in the thick of things in the UFC’s featherweight division at this moment in time, but he’s already thinking ahead to the possibility of a bantamweight campaign as well before he eventually hangs up his gloves. The 33 year-old is currently the No.2 contender at 145lbs after a four-fight winning streak and is heading into a potential title eliminator with...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Results: Frankie Edgar Bests Urijah Faber In Unanimous Decision

In a 145-pound SuperFight between two of MMA’s lighter weight pioneers on Saturday, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber just couldn’t catch up with the speed and activity level of former UFC lightweight king Frankie Edgar, who kept his spot at the top of the division intact with a shutout five-round unanimous decision win at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines...
Via NESN.com
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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