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'The Korean Zombie' returns with vicious first-round KO over Dennis Bermudez

Three years off didn't seem to hurt "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung one bit as the always exciting featherweight returned with a devastating first round knockout to finish Dennis Bermudez.Jung hadn't fought since 2013 due to mandatory military service in his native South Korea, but he clearly didn't miss a step in his time away.The former title contender didn't get a warm up fight...
Via FOX Sports
18 days ago

Jose Aldo says he had spies in Frankie Edgar's training room at UFC 200

Following his win at UFC 200, Jose Aldo said he held back on throwing his patented vicious leg kicks because he knew his opponent, world-class wrestler Frankie Edgar, would be looking at his kicks as an opportunity to drag the fight to the ground. What initially appeared to be crafty game planning is now looking more like sneaky gamesmanship, as Aldo revealed to MMAFighting's Guilherme...
Via FOX Sports
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes receives two-year suspension for anti-doping violation

Three-time UFC title contender Chad Mendes was handed a two-year suspension from USADA on Wednesday after testing positive for a banned substance following an out-of-competition urine test on May 17. According to USADA, Mendes tested positive for GHRP-6 (Growth Hormone-Releasing Hexapeptide), which is listed as a Non-Specified Substance on the WADA Prohibited list. Under the UFC...
Via FOX Sports
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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
February 09, 2016  |  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

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 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

UFC Fight Night Results: Frankie Edgar Bests Urijah Faber In Unanimous Decision

In a 145-pound SuperFight between two of MMA’s lighter weight pioneers on Saturday, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber just couldn’t catch up with the speed and activity level of former UFC lightweight king Frankie Edgar, who kept his spot at the top of the division intact with a shutout five-round unanimous decision win at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines...
Via NESN.com
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar UFC On FOX 15 Fan Q&A Video

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. —
Via Fight Of The Night
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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