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...
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Frankie Edgar's coach: Conor McGregor's path to the belt has been fraudulent

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor won four of his first five fights inside the Octagon by knockout before winning the interim title in 2015 and unifying it later that year.But according to Mark Henry, the striking coach of featherweight contender and former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar, McGregor's title run was tailor-made for his success."In the military, I think it would...
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2 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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Early Look: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II

As is the case with Diaz vs. McGregor II, Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II earlier on July's UFC 200 card is an example of a great matchup happening at a weird time. The time for a rematch between Edgar and Aldo would have been at any point in the past three years after Edgar narrowly lost a decision to Aldo in a featherweight title bout.Edgar has beaten a who's-who of the division...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo Vs Frankie Edgar Set For 145lb Interim Title Fight At UFC 200

Another major fight has been made official for UFC 200, with Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar set to battle for the interim featherweight title in Las Vegas on July 9th. Aldo and Edgar had both been calling for a title shot against current champion Conor McGregor, but with ‘The Notorious’ insisting on an immediate rematch
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo And Frankie Edgar Fight For Interim Featherweight Title At UFC 200

Now that it has been confirmed UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will rematch Nate Diaz in a welterweight affair at UFC 200, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion has offered up the easiest solution to resolve the logjam in the 145-pound division – an interim title. In this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was announced former featherweight champ...
March 30, 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...
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February 09, 2016  |  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...
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December 13, 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...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar breaks from fighting to coach UFC hopefuls

Orlando, the city widely known for theme parks and a general aura of happiness, will in the coming days play host to an arena of controlled aggression and a slew of fisticuffs. There is, of course, the upcoming UFC on FOX card Saturday night at the Amway Center. But there will also be the presence of former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Edgar, 32, is in town as part of a promotion...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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