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UFC 222 Fight Card

March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event was expected to be headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champ Max Holloway and top contender Frankie Edgar.
Unfortunately for fight fans, the Hawaiian …read more

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Edgar: ‘I might jump in there again’ if Holloway won’t be ready after UFC 222

Frankie Edgar does not plan on being on the sidelines for too long. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was scheduled for his second title shot at featherweight against …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Frankie Edgar might “jump in there again” if Max Holloway isn’t ready after UFC 222

If things had gone according to plan, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar would be challenging Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title in the main event of UFC 222 …read more

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UFC's Yair Rodriguez relocates to Vegas, eyes ranked opponent in 2018

Yair Rodriguez, who has not fought since a loss to Frankie Edgar nine months ago, tells ESPN he’s relocating to Las Vegas and is nearing a return to the Octagon. …read more

Source:: ESPN

‘The Sun Was Going To Go Down On Me, Anyway’

Along with Frankie Edgar, you can count Rashad Evans as one of the few remaining in a dying breed of veteran mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who are all about …read more

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Edgar was a ‘little depressed’ after Holloway withdrew from UFC 222

Frankie Edgar is bummed that he won’t get to fight Max Holloway at UFC 222 but is ready to take on a very ‘game’ Brian Ortega. Frankie Edgar will no …read more

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Frankie Edgar explains motivation for accepting non-title fight with Brian Ortega

If things had gone according to the original plan, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar would be challenging Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title in the main event of …read more

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On the Rise: Austin Edition

The last time the UFC showed up in the land of the Longhorns, Franklin Barbecue and Austin City Limits, Frankie Edgar cemented his standing as the top featherweight contender in …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2018, 3:46 am By
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Frankie Edgar explains why he accepted non-title fight against Brian Ortega at UFC 222

Frankie Edgar’s road back to gold grew even more snakebitten earlier this month when featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from the pair’s rescheduled title fight at UFC …read more

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AUDIO | Miesha Tate Doesn’t Agree with How UFC 222 was Re-Put Together

It was announced yesterday that UFC 222 had been saved. Initially what was supposed to be Max Holloway attempting to make his second featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar turned …read more

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Saved! Cris Cyborg vs Yana Kunitskaya headlines UFC 222, Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega booked as co-main event

Crisis averted.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has salvaged its upcoming UFC 222 pay-per-view (PPV) event — which is set to go down on March 3, 2018 — as the promotion …read more

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Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya, Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega scheduled for UFC 222

UFC 222 appears to have been saved.
After days of negotiations, the UFC has scheduled Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Yana Kunitskaya for the women’s featherweight title on March 3 in Las …read more

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Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega In the Works UFC 222 in Las Vegas

A deal is nearly completely that will see Edgar face Ortega in a title eliminator at UFC 222 …read more

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Cyborg-Kunitskaya in The Works For UFC 222, Edgar-Ortega a Done Deal

UPDATE: Sources have confirmed that Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega is “virtually a done deal.” Cris Cyborg and Yana Kunitskaya might just save the UFC 222 pay-per-view. Cyborg is the …read more

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Days after Max Holloway’s withdrawal, UFC 222 still in flux

The state of UFC 222 is still very much up in the air.
News broke four days ago that the event’s original headliner, Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar for the UFC …read more

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Report: UFC 222 at risk of cancellation due to lack of title fight

It’s a last option, but UFC 222 could be scrapped altogether following the loss of Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar. UFC 222 is in desperate need of a new main …read more

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TJ Dillashaw reveals nagging injuries are preventing Garbrandt rematch at UFC 222

Lat last week, UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway was forced out of his UFC 222 scrap with Frankie Edgar, leaving the card without a headliner. From there, the UFC kicked …read more

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Frankie Edgar vs Cody Garbrandt? ‘No Love’ has ‘Answer’ to UFC 222 conundrum

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, Cody Garbrandt, reallllllly wants his 135-pound title back. In fact, “No Love” was willing to give up a chunk of his fight purse …read more

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Cody Gabrandt ‘down’ to fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Cody Garbrandt is willing to move up to 145 pounds to face one of the division’s best at UFC 222 next month. This one is out of left field.
On Monday, …read more

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Cody Garbrandt Offers to Face Frankie Edgar to Save UFC 222

Cody Garbrandt is willing to step up and face former champion Frankie Edgar if that will help save UFC 222 …read more

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Posted on February 6, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Dana White Shuts Down the Possibilities of Nate Diaz Fighting at UFC 222

The unfortunate news broke over the weekend that the featherweight title fight between former lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar and featherweight champion, Max Holloway has fallen through once again. It was …read more

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Cody Garbrandt willing to step up, fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Cody Garbrandt is so willing to fight at UFC 222, he’s even prepared to move up a weight class.
The scheduled pay-per-view, which doesn’t have a main event with less than …read more

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Frankie Edgar will fight anyone at any weight class and a former bantamweight champion is game!

Frankie Edgar will fight anyone at any weight class and a former bantamweight champion is game!
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke some very unfortunate news Friday when he announced that current UFC …read more

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Posted on February 6, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Cody Garbrandt willing to give ‘media whore’ TJ Dillashaw cut of purse to accept championship rematch at UFC 222

After Max Holloway was forced out of his Featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar — which was set to go down at UFC 222 on March 3, 2018 — Ultimate …read more

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Frankie Edgar reacts to Max Holloway injury, won’t abandon UFC 222 fight card

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, has been on the other side of this scenario — as recently as last November — so he’s rightfully keeping his …read more

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Max Holloway fires back at Conor McGregor after social media jab

Over the weekend, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his planned UFC 222 title defense opposite Frankie Edgar with a leg injury. Shortly after this disappointing twist …read more

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Morning Report: Demetrious Johnson says negotiations have begun for title defense against TJ Dillashaw

Over the weekend, Max Holloway was forced out of his title defense against Frankie Edgar that was supposed to headline UFC 222 next month. With the UFC scrambling to fill …read more

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'Disappointed' Frankie Edgar reacts to Max Holloway's injury, still planning to fight at UFC 222

It appears Frankie Edgar is going to step in the octagon at UFC 222. It just won’t be in a featherweight championship bout against Max Holloway.
Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) …read more

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Max Holloway breaks silence after UFC 222 fight cancellation: ‘Don’t give up on the sport’

The UFC featherweight champion is asking fans not to give up on MMA after his injury that scrapped his planned UFC featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 …read more

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Frankie Edgar hints he’ll remain on UFC 222 after Holloway injury: ‘The show must go on’

Frankie Edgar wished Max Holloway a speedy recovery after the UFC 222 featherweight title cancellation, and sounds like he may be ready to fight without the belt on the line. …read more

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Max Holloway issues statement over UFC 222 withdrawal

Max Holloway has confirmed the worst.
Following a report that the featherweight champion will be unable to make his scheduled title defense against Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on March 3 …read more

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BREAKING | Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega in the Works for UFC 222 Replacement

After the crushing news of Max Holloway’s injury that will force him out of his UFC 222 title fight with Frankie Edgar, the UFC is absolutely scrambling to get a …read more

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BREAKING | TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt Rematch in the Works For UFC 222 Main Event

After the crushing news of Max Holloway’s injury that will force him out of his UFC 222 title fight with Frankie Edgar, the UFC is absolutely scrambling to get a …read more

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Max Holloway Withdraws from Title Defense vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 Due to Injury

UFC 222 needs a new headliner. …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Report: Max Holloway injured, UFC 222 title fight in limbo

In an unfortunate turn of events, it looks like UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will be unable to defend his title opposite Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on Mar. 3 …read more

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Max Holloway injured, out of UFC 222 title defense against Frankie Edgar

The UFC’s big card in just four weeks is now without a headliner.
Max Holloway is injured and out of his featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar, which was scheduled to …read more

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Champ Max Holloway out of UFC 222 title defense against Frankie Edgar

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has been forced to withdraw from a fight for the first time in his career.
An unspecified injury has forced Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) to …read more

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Report: Max Holloway injured, out of UFC 222 main event vs. Frankie Edgar

Featherweight champion Max Holloway won’t be able to defend his title against Frankie Edgar on March 3rd. UFC 222 is exactly four weeks away, and now the card will need …read more

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Sources: Injured Holloway can't go in UFC 222

Max Holloway has suffered an injury that will prevent him from defending his title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, sources told ESPN, leaving the event exploring other options. …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Frankie Edgar Got Brain Scan After Gray Maynard Fight, Believes MMA is Safer Than Football and Boxing

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has been a professional mixed martial artist for a third of his life. The 36-year-old New Jersey native made his debut in the sport …read more

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Posted on January 28, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Frankie Edgar says Max Holloway is his ‘toughest test in a title fight’

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will be fighting for his third shot at 145-pound gold when he takes on current featherweight king Max Holloway at UFC 222 on Mar. …read more

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Frankie Edgar: Max Holloway is my toughest test in a title fight

Frankie Edgar admits that Max Holloway is the toughest opponent he would be facing in a title fight. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has been fighting at the …read more

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Frankie Edgar says bout with Max Holloway at UFC 222 'is my toughest test'

Frankie Edgar will challenge champion Max Holloway for the featherweight title at UFC 222 on March 3 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. If Edgar wins, he’d become only …read more

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VIDEO | Frankie Edgar Admits Max Holloway is His Toughest Test to Date

We finally have it booked again. MMA fans everywhere wept when Frankie Edgar had to pull out of his UFC 218 fight against Max Holloway, but the tears soon dried …read more

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UFC’s Frankie Edgar says opioid crisis ‘scares the hell out of me’ during awareness event

The UFC featherweight title contender spoke to students in central New Jersey, a region rocked by opioid related deaths. UFC featherweight Frankie Edgar took time out of training for …read more

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Here's the official poster for UFC 222, featuring Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar

The UFC’s first Las Vegas pay-per-view of 2018 is roughly six weeks away, and now it has an official poster – and apparently an official co-main event.
UFC 222 takes place …read more

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UFC 222: Holloway vs. Edgar Fight Poster Unveiled

Featherweight champion Max Holloway is wasting no time to put his title on the line again. He will return to the Octagon to face Frankie Edgar on March 3 in …read more

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UFC releases official poster for UFC 222: Holloway vs. Edgar

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is back-to-back with former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar on the official poster for their head-to-head meeting at UFC 222.
Officials released the poster on Monday in …read more

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The Weekly Grind: Max Holloway, Frankie Edgar engage in meme war, Derrick Lewis mocks Ngannou’s cardio

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters …read more

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Holloway and Edgar readying for battle at UFC 222 in Vegas

BOSTONMax Holloway and Frankie Edgar have unfinished business and the two are finally going to fight in the main event of UFC 222 in Las Vegas on March 3.Holloway’s 11-fight …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 5:17 pm By
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UFC champ Max Holloway opens as big favorite over Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Max Holloway is the considerable favorite over Frankie Edgar. It will come as no surprise to Frankie Edgar, who has spent most of his career as the underdog, that reigning …read more

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Max Holloway Opens as Heavy UFC 222 Betting Favorite Over Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar had originally been slated to square off at UFC 218 in December in Detroit. With their fight gone sideways, it probably only served to make …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2018, 6:16 am By
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Frankie Edgar and Marlon Moraes Just Got Big Promotions

Things are finally looking up for former UFC featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar. He was slated for a title shot against Max Holloway, but had to withdraw due to an …read more

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Frankie Edgar and Marlon Moraes receive BJJ belt promotions from Ricardo Almeida

UFC standouts Frankie Edgar and Marlon Moraes achieved a high point in their martial arts careers this week. Both fighters had their Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt status upgraded by longtime …read more

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Max Holloway opens as sizable favorite over Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Oddsmakers have faith that 2018 really is the “Blessed” era.
UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway opened as a sizable betting favorite over Frankie Edgar on Wednesday ahead of their March 3 …read more

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Max Holloway Opens as Sizable Favorite in Title Defense Against Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Max Holloway will be a large betting favorite to retain his featherweight crown when he faces Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 later this year. …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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UFC 222 opening odds: Champ Max Holloway favored big against Frankie Edgar

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCIt’s the story of Frankie Edgar’s career: Everybody underestimates him.
That isn’t about to change.
As MMAjunkie first reported and was later announced by the UFC, Edgar (22-5-1 …read more

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Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar odds: ‘Blessed’ opens as sizable favorite over ‘The Answer’ for UFC 222 main event

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion, Max Holloway, is all set to defend his 145-pound title against ex-lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar in the UFC 222 pay-per-view (PPV) main event (details), …read more

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Max Holloway Willing to See if Frankie Edgar Has ‘Answers’ For Him

Suddenly, it’s UFC 218 déjà vu all over again. Max Holloway was supposed to defend his UFC featherweight title against Frankie Edgar, but instead he went back-to-back against Jose Aldo. …read more

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Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar comment on their official UFC 222 fight announcement via social media

On Monday, MMA Junkie reported that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was set to defend his title against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 in March. The official …read more

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Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar rescheduled for UFC 222

Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar will meet after all.
Holloway (19-3), the reigning UFC featherweight champion, and Edgar (22-5-1), the former lightweight king, will meet at UFC 222 in Las Vegas …read more

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Report: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar title fight booked for UFC 222 in March

It looks like Frankie Edgar will be next for Max Holloway. As expected, Frankie Edgar will still get his promised shot at the featherweight title. According to MMA Junkie, Edgar …read more

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Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar Headlines UFC 222 in Las Vegas

Featherweight champion Max Holloway is wasting no time to put his title on the line again as he will face Frankie Edgar on March 3 in the main event at …read more

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A Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar featherweight title fight has been locked in for UFC 222

March 3rd’s UFC PPV from Las Vegas has its main event as Frankie Edgar gets the shot he lost in 2017 after being injured. Max Holloway’s second title defense is …read more

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Report: Max Holloway to Defend Title vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

A previously scheduled featherweight title fight between champion Max Holloway and challenger Frankie Edgar will now take place at UFC 222. The fight was reported Monday night by MMAjunkie. UFC …read more

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Max Holloway set to defend title vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Max Holloway’s UFC featherweight title reign will continue against the man it originally was supposed to start against.
Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) has been booked to defend his belt vs. …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie