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UFC Target Cub Swanson Vs Frankie Edgar Fight

A major featherweight clash between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar is currently being discussed by the UFC according to Ariel Helwani on the latest edition of ‘UFC Tonight’. Swanson appeared to have earned a title shot back in June when he defeated Jeremy Stephens to extend his unbeaten run to six fights in the division, but the intended rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes...
Via Fight Of The Night
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar-Cub Swanson featherweight bout reportedly in the works for late 2014

A featherweight bout that could, and should crown the next #1 contender at 145 lbs looks to be imminent. It appeared that Cub Swanson had earned himself a shot at the winner of Jose Aldo-Chad Mendes II for UFC gold after his unanimous decision victory that earned him his seventh Zuffa bonus. Unfortunately for Swanson, the Aldo-Mendes rematch would be pushed back a couple of months...
Via Fight Booth
25 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
July 07, 2014  |  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
July 07, 2014  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
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 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...
Via 5thRound.com
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 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

Frankie Edgar Feels “The Timing Was Right To Move To Featherweight”

One of the most anticipated fights of 2013 takes place Saturday night as former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar will be dropping down to his natural weight class of featherweight to challenge the division’s kingpin Jose Aldo. Whilst Edgar has lost his last two title fights to Benson Henderson, both results were considered highly controversial ones leading most to still consider...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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