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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar: 'I'm a nightmare' for Conor McGregor, maybe that's keeping him away

Top ranked featherweight contender Frankie Edger still hasn't gotten the call to face champion Conor McGregor yet and he's beginning to wonder why he's not receiving the shot he was promised after knocking out Chad Mendes at "The Ultimate Fighter" finale in December.Edgar needed less than five minutes to put Mendes away, which secured his spot as the top contender in the division...
Via Fox Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar’s Manager Fails Miserably Trying To Score Conor McGregor Fight

Twas the night-night before Christmas, and all through the Twitterverse, not a Frankie Edgar (pictured) was tweeting … just his manager. Late Wednesday night, Edgar hosted an impromptu Q&A on his verified Twitter account. All the questions he addressed revolved around UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Most of the answers “The Answers” offered up were quite aggressive...
Via 5thRound.com
December 24, 2015  |  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

Frankie Edgar tells Conor McGregor to ‘stick around, man’

Both Frankie Edgar and Conor McGregor notched first round knockouts in their last respective fights, with Edgar thinking that he was next in line to fight for the title. Now though, it appears Edgar’s title shot against the new champ McGregor isn’t as much of a done deal as he might have been led to believe. Therefore, Edgar has already started campaigning for his chance in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 15, 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: The only way I'm going to get noticed is by performance

Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar understands why Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are getting more promotion and attention ahead of their fight this weekend, but he would certainly enjoy getting a little bit of the spotlight considering he might be the man most likely to knock off the winner.Edgar has been on a tear lately with four consecutive wins including finishes over Cub...
Via Fox Sports
December 07, 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
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