There was a big day of UFC action, Saturday, with prospects, future legends, and retiring favorites filling out a card from Manila. Frankie Edgar once again proved he had the answer, Mark Munoz gave every ounce of effort he had in his final fight, and much, much more took place.
Read on to find out our top five moments of the weekend, and then let us know your favorites in the comments...
Frankie Edgar earned himself a clean sweep on the judges scorecards against Urijah Faber at UFC Fight Night 66 today in Manila to strengthen his claim for another shot at the featherweight title.
The two circle each other to start the main event. Faber with a leg kick after thinking better of a knee. He tries an overhand but it misses. He fires of a punch to set...
The UFC makes its debut in the Philippines this Saturday as Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber will tango in the main event. While the card boasts what should be some fun fights, the five-round featherweight attraction between the two former WEC and UFC champions could very well be MMA’s version of the Thrilla in Manila.
Fight night is a term that encapsulates the evening’s combative...
Below you’ll find UFC Fight Night 66 pre-fight interviews with the undoubted stars of the show, headliners Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber.
The UFC embarks on an ambitious first trip to the Philippines this weekend for UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber with a special morning show time for the card in the United States.
Frankie Edgar meets Urijah Faber in the main event as two of the best fighters to ever compete in the lighter weight divisions meet in the Octagon for the first time.
Edgar is gunning for a potential title...
The long-awaited “super-fight” between Frankie Edgar (pictured) and Urijah Faber might not be so super after all, according to the Gambling Gods.
Edgar is a heavy 4-1 odds-on favorite to beat Faber in their anticipated matchup. Faber, meanwhile, checks in as a 3-1 underdog.
SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines hosts the festivities.
Here are the wagering lines for Saturday’s...
Frankie Edgar says that he feels he's in his prime, right now, heading into his UFC Manila main event against Urijah Faber, on Saturday. Given that it has been years since he's been a world champion, it occurred to us that it is entirely possible that a certain amount of frustration could come with that.
Perhaps it would have been more useful to have reached his prime while he was...
When Frankie Edgar won the UFC lightweight title by beating iconic legend B.J. Penn and then did it again four months later it appeared as if the New Jersey native was really hitting the peak of his career.
He was 28 years old, a champion, and after back to back fights with Gray Maynard that may go down as two of the best bouts in UFC history, Edgar's star was on the rise.
A brief new trailer for UFC Fight Night 66 has been released which serves as a reminder that if you want to see the Fight Pass event you’ll have to remember to tune in early (in certain parts of the world like North America) due to the fact it’s taking place in the Philippines.
A 10am Eastern Time start should be fairly painless though and it’ll be well worth it as the event...
Former lightweight champion and current No.2 featherweight contender Frankie Edgar was the special guest at the UFC On FOX 15 fan Q&A session in New Jersey yesterday.
Edgar is currently preparing to face Urijah Faber in the main event of UFC Fight Night 66 on May 15th in the Philippines and you can watch what he had to say about the match-up and more in the full video below.