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FRANKIE EDGAR RUMORS

‘UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson’ Lineup Complete

The 12-bout lineup for “UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson” has been finalized. The November 22 event takes place inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. A critical featherweight shootout between Frankie Edgar (pictured) and Cub Swanson headlines the gig. It can be argued that the winner should get next dibs at the 145-pound crown, but they’ll probably have to leapfrog...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Vs Cub Swanson To Headline UFC Fight Night 57

A featherweight scrap between two of the featherweight division’s top talents Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson has been announced as the main event for UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd in Texas. Swanson is currently ranked No.2 in the world at 145lbs courtesy of an impressive six fight winning streak in the UFC that’s seen him take out the likes of Ross Pearson, Charles Oliveria...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cub Swanson takes on Frankie Edgar in main event of UFC Fight Night 57

The UFC dropped a bombshell today during UFC Tonight, announcing both the main and co-main event for UFC Fight Night 57 taking place at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on November 22nd. Former UFC Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar takes on the streaking Cub Swanson in what will most certainly be a No. 1 contender fight for the featherweight division. Swanson has won six...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 24, 2014  |  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
July 07, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Video: First Fight Between Anthony Pettis and Benson Henderson

Tonight at UFC 164, the main event is a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with Anthony Pettis. These two squared off at the final WEC event, WEC 53 in December of 2010. It was a very close fight going into the fifth and final round, with Pettis landing the “Showtime Kick” late in the round to secure the victory. Since then Henderson has gone...
Via Between The Ropes
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Benson Henderson vs Frankie Edgar – Free Fight Video

  Back at UFC 144 in February, 2012, Benson Henderson took on Frankie Edgar for the UFC lightweight title in what was the first UFC event held in Japan since 2000. The fight ended with Henderson’s (19-2, pictured right) hand raised following a unanimous decision victory, in a bout that was later awarded ‘Fight of […]
Via MMAInsider
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 162: Frankie Edgar Needs a Big Win

He went 6-1 after his 2007 UFC debut, earning a title shot against then-champion, BJ Penn. The 2010 match was the beginning of a bizarre two and a half year pattern of title fights followed by immediate rematches for Frank “The Answer” Edgar. After winning the title and subsequently avenging the only blemishes on his record, a decision loss and a draw (both from Gray Maynard...
Via The Sports Post
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

‘UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar’ Medical Suspensions Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has medically suspended 13 athletes who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” event. ‘ Frankie Edgar (Pictured) could be riding the pine for up to six months with a possible left orbital fracture. The former lightweight champion can return to action sooner with a doctor’s note. Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas hosted...
Via 5thRound.com
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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