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FRANKIE EDGAR RUMORS

Frankie Edgar says his matchup with Urijah Faber is absolutely a super fight

Frankie Edgar had a bad feeling when Conor McGregor defeated Dennis Siver in Boston in January that he was going to get some rather unpleasant news from UFC president Dana White. Edgar was hoping to face featherweight champion Jose Aldo later this year with the title up for grabs after he dismantled Cub Swanson in his last fight in November 2014.  The former lightweight champion...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Vs Frankie Edgar To Headline UFC Fight Night 65

The UFC is headed to the Philippines on May 15th for UFC Fight Night 65 and they’ve just booked a mouthwatering match-up for the main event between Urijah Faber Vs Frankie Edgar. Faber had been set to rematch Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil, but was pulled from that event in March after his opponent picked up an injury. Now ‘The California Kid’ has a higher...
Via Fight Of The Night
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Featherweight Contenders Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber Square off in UFC Super Fight

(Mandatory Credit: USA Today Sports) The UFC announced their UFC Fight Night event to take place in Manila on May 16, 2015 at the Mall of Arena Asia. The event is set with a stacked card which includes a must-see main event. In a five-round fight at the 145 pound featherweight class, Urijah ‘The California Kid’ Faber will battle with the currently top ranked featherweight and...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber official as main event for UFC debut in Manila

The main event for the UFC's first trip to Manila in the Philippines is officially set as former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faces Urijah Faber in a five round bout at 145-pounds. UFC officials confirmed the bout to UFC Tonight on Wednesday night after rumors about the fight first surfaced on Tuesday. For Faber this means a return -- at least temporarily -- to the featherweight...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Anderson reveals UFC Fight Pass has become his secret weapon

From the moment Corey Anderson was selected to be a part of Frankie Edgar's team on The Ultimate Fighter season 19, he knew he found a coach and a friend for life. Edgar mentored Anderson on the show, but once filming was completed is really when this 'teacher/student' relationship took off.  Anderson picked up everything he needed and moved his training camp to New Jersey so he...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar: "You can't fool the people, they know what's real"

For the last week and a half, Frankie Edgar has been banging the drum as loudly as he possibly could to bring support down in his favor to get the next shot at UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Edgar did his part inside the Octagon by dominating and then finishing No. 2 ranked fighter Cub Swanson, but the former lightweight champion knows that earning a title fight isn't as easy...
Via Fox Sports
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Agrees with Fans, Conor McGregor Counters

Frankie Edgar (pictured) agrees with the 53 percent who voted that he should get next crack at reigning UFC featherweight king Jose Aldo, despite the fact he lost to Aldo just 22 months ago. “The numbers don’t lie. I do it with my fighting not my talking,” Edgar wrote on his verified Twitter account with an image of the poll results from UFC.com. The second sentence in Edgar’s...
Via 5thRound.com
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

Frankie Edgar has called for a featherweight title shot after his destruction of Cub Swanson on Saturday night, and it makes sense – he’s already paid like a champ.  Edgar was the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson. Before we go any further, we should note that the Texas Athletic Commission doesn’t release fighter pay […]
Via MMA Manifesto
November 24, 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
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