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Frank Edgar Celebrates With His Baby Girl

 It was a big weekend for The Answer Frankie Edgar as he defeated BJ Penn for the third time in his career, this time finishing the Hawaiian star.  It was a little bitter sweet however as the legend did take another beating that was tough to watch.  But that isn’t Frankie’s fault as he is all smiles back home in New Jersey with his young daughter.  There is no question...
Via Tito Couture
13 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn to be remembered as one of MMA’s greatest

Nearly four years removed from his last title fight, future Hall of Famer BJ Penn chose to call it a career on Sunday night following a third-round, TKO-loss to former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar in the main event at the ”T.U.F 19” finale in Las Vegas. Now 35 years old, Penn has essentially been out of MMA since Rory MacDonald handed him a tremendous beating to earn a three...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Tops ‘The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale’ Payroll

According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Frankie Edgar (pictured) pocketed $260,000 for retiring BJ Penn Sunday night at “The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.” Half of Edgar’s payday came via win bonus. Penn, meanwhile, made $150,000 for his final professional fight. Corey Anderson and Eddie Gordon each earned $16,000 for their victories, but more importantly, secured...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Leads TUF 19 Salaries

On Sunday night at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, Frankie Edgar pummeled BJ Penn into retirement winning by a third round stoppage. Edgar for his night’s work led all fighter salaries raking in $260,000, with $130,000 coming in form of a win bonus. Penn for his efforts made a flat $150,000. Here the released salary figures for The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale given to BetweenTheRopes...
Via Between The Ropes
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Edgar retires Penn via TKO in trilogy bout

B.J. Penn’s gameplan for his trilogy bout against Frankie Edgar to close out the UFC’s 3rd annual International Fight Weekend was a bit of head scratcher. He came out with a strange upright stance that he used for the duration of the fight inside of the Mandalay Bay Events Center. He appeared to want to fight off his back early on in the contest, employing the feet on hips guard...
Via Fight Booth
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar TKOs BJ Penn at TUF 19 Finale (Video Highlights)

Frankie Edgar (pictured) completed the trifecta against BJ Penn at “The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.” The only difference this time compared to Edgar’s two previous unanimous decision wins over Penn was that he finished “The Prodigy” in their trilogy. While Edgar was happy to collect the win, he admitted the victory was “bittersweet” and said he felt “bad” for inflicting...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn on knees for Frankie Edgar at TUF 19 & feeling that 145lbs is finally his true weight

BJ Penn looks to show the world that he still has a heck of a lot of fight in him left as he makes his featherweight debut against old rival Frankie Edgar. The two square off this Sunday on the final of the 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter. Wow, just saying that makes me feel old. But anywho, Penn spoke to media yesterday about his third encounter with Edgar in which he hopes...
Via Fight Hub TV
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Frankie Edgar

Frankie Edgar Vitals 5’6″ 145 lbs (Featherweight) 68″ reach, Orthodox October 16, 1981 Record 15-4-1 (UFC: 8-4-1) Current Streak 1 straight win Training NCAA D1 Wrestling All-American Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships Held Reality Fighting Lightweight Champion: (no title defenses) UFC Lightweight Champion: 2010-2012 (three successful title defenses)   Strengths...
Via MMA Manifesto
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Heavy Favorite Over BJ Penn at TUF 19 Finale

Third verse, same as the first … and second, if you were to ask the Gambling Gods. According to the powers that be, Frankie Edgar (pictured) will beat BJ Penn for a third time when they collide at “The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale” this Sunday. Yes, let’s not let “UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida” completely overshadow the octagon’s second show this weekend. Edgar is a heavy...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Is Also A Loving Father

For all of the people out there who are ignorant and think all of the men and women involved in MMA are crazy people who enjoy violence please take a look at Frankie. The man is one of the toughest people to walk the earth when he is in the gym and in the cage and then he returns home and goes back to being a loving husband and father. All the best to Frankie, glad to see him enjoying...
Via Tito Couture
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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