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‘The Korean Zombie’ Wants Frankie Edgar

After over a year out with a knee injury, Chan Sung Jung is looking to jump back into the deep end of the 145 pound division. Frankie Edgar proved he’s …read more

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‘Korean Zombie’ says he wants to fight Frankie Edgar next

After Frankie Edgar’s win over Cub Swanson, UFC featherweight Chan Sung Jung had a straightforward callout for “The Answer.” Former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight contender Frankie Edgar bounced …read more

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Frankie Edgar Still Believes He’s ‘The Guy’ for Next Title Shot After UFC Fight Night 128 Victory

Heading into UFC Fight Night 128, there was some question as to whether Frankie Edgar should be returning to the Octagon less than 50 days after suffering a brutal knockout …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 128 post-event facts: Frankie Edgar approaches seven hours of UFC fight time

The UFC made its 18th trip to New Jersey and its ninth stop in Atlantic City on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 128, which took place at Boardwalk Hall and …read more

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Frankie Edgar gets called out by a former title challenger following UFC Atlantic City

Frankie Edgar gets called out by a former title challenger following UFC Atlantic City
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar rebounded from his first career stoppage loss at last night’s UFC …read more

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Cub Swanson issues statement following second loss to Frankie Edgar

Cub Swanson issues statement following second loss to Frankie Edgar
Perennial UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson was looking for redemption when he squared off with former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar for …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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'Korean Zombie' offers simple callout of Frankie Edgar after UFC Fight Night 128

Chan Sung Jung, one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC featherweight division, is apparently ready to get back to work, and he knows exactly whom he wants next.
Jung …read more

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Frankie Edgar Calls for Winner of Max Holloway – Brian Ortega

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar got his hand raised in his latest bout. As seen in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC Atlantic City (April 21, 2018) at Boardwalk …read more

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Frankie Edgar pushes for shot at Max Holloway-Brian Ortega winner after UFC Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Fresh off a redeeming win over Cub Swanson in UFC Fight Night 128’s headliner, ex-champ Frankie Edgar wants another UFC title shot.
Pointing out his lost title …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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RECAP! Edgar Wins Big in New Jersey!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight athletes Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson collided last night (Sat., April 21, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 128 from inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, …read more

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Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2 full fight video highlights

Watch Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2 full fight video highlights from UFC Atlantic City’s co-main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee took place April …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 9:16 am By
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Cub Swanson posts statement following second loss to Frankie Edgar at UFC Atlantic City

Cub Swanson is showing class following his UFC Fight Night 128 loss to Frankie Edgar.
After his unanimous-decision defeat to Edgar (23-6-1 MMA, 17-6-1 UFC) in Saturday’s FS1-televised co-headliner at Boardwalk …read more

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UFC AC recap: Edgar returns to win column in Swanson rematch

In the UFC Fight Night 128 co-main event, Frankie Edgar defeated Cub Swanson for the second time. Frankie Edgar got the job done against Cub Swanson again at UFC Fight …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 8:46 am By
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Frankie Edgar Dominates to Decision Cub Swanson (UFC Atlantic City Fight Highlights)

Check out highlights from Frankie Edgar’s dominant unanimous-decision victory over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 128 on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J. …read more

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UFC Atlantic City video highlights: Edgar outstrikes Swanson

Check out the full fight video highlights of Frankie Edgar’s unanimous nod over Cub Swanson in the UFC Atlantic City co-main event. UFC Atlantic City witnessed Frankie Edgar bouncing back …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 6:16 am By
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Frankie Edgar defeats Cub Swanson by unanimous decision

Frankie Edgar bounces back from a KO loss to defeat Cub Swanson in Atlantic City on Saturday night. …read more

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Edgar rebounds with decision win vs. Swanson

Just seven weeks after suffering the first knockout loss of his career, former UFC champion Frankie Edgar bounced back with a key unanimous decision win over Cub Swanson on Saturday …read more

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UFC Fight Night 128 results: Frankie Edgar tops Cub Swanson in rematch

Frankie Edgar couldn’t get Cub Swanson to the canvas, but did enough to get his hand raised in their rematch.
Edgar (23-6-1 MMA, 17-6-1 UFC) rebounded from the first knockout loss …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Twitter reacts to Frankie Edgar's victory over Cub Swanson in UFC Fight Night 128 rematch

Frankie Edgar put himself back consideration among top featherweight contenders on Saturday when he scored his second career win over Cub Swanson in the UFC Fight Night 128 co-headliner.
Edgar (23-6-1 …read more

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MMA Community reacts to Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2

MMA Community reacts to Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2
A featherweight rematch between perennial division contenders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson served as the co-headliner of tonight’s UFC Fight Night …read more

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UFC Atlantic City results: Frankie Edgar earns clear-cut decision over Cub Swanson

Frankie Edgar didn’t look like a fighter who was getting back into the cage too soon on Saturday night.
The former UFC lightweight champion returned to action Saturday night at UFC …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Pros react to Edgar’s decision win over Swanson at UFC AC

Frankie Edgar defeated Cub Swanson by unanimous decision in the UFC Atlantic City co-main event. Pro fighters sounded off on Twitter. The promotion’s #3 featherweight Frankie Edgar leaned on his …read more

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UFC Atlantic City Results: Frankie Edgar defeats Cub Swanson (Highlights)

UFC Atlantic City Results: Frankie Edgar defeats Cub Swanson
A featherweight rematch between perennial division contenders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson served as the co-headliner of tonight’s UFC Fight Night …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 4:46 am By
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UFC Atlantic City live blog: Edgar vs. Swanson 2

This is the UFC Atlantic City live blog for Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2, a featherweight rematch at Saturday night’s UFC event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
Edgar, …read more

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Cub Swanson on Frankie Edgar Rematch: ‘I Owe Him An Ass Kicking’

Cub Swanson believes it’s his time as he steps into the Octagon on Saturday in the Fight Night Atlantic City co-main event against Frankie Edgar. …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 7:17 pm By
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All Eyes On Edgar Tonight In Atlantic City!

Usually we know all there is to know about a 23-fight UFC veteran like Frankie Edgar, especially considering “The Answer” has practically fought every relevant contender under the sun.
But …read more

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Frankie Edgar Approaching Rematch with Cub Swanson as New Fight

Less than 2 months after coming up short against Brian Ortega at UFC 222 Frankie Edgar is back and ready to rebound with a victory over Cub Swanson. …read more

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Preview! Does Edgar Still Have ‘The Answer’ For Swanson?

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, will face off against 145-pound striker, Cub Swanson, at the UFC Fight Night 128 mixed martial arts (MMA) event TONIGHT (Sat., …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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UFC Atlantic City - Edgar vs. Swanson 2 Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Edgar vs. Swanson 2 for UFC Atlantic City, and everything you don’t about Ortega’s leftovers. Frankie Edgar vs. …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Frankie Edgar, Jim Miller return to Boardwalk Hall together fond of pre-UFC fight against each other

The last time Frankie Edgar fought inside Boardwalk Hall was in November of 2006, back when he was just another local kid hoping to make it to the big time.
His …read more

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Cub Swanson gives his take on whether opponent Frankie Edgar is fighting too soon after KO loss

On March 3, in the co-main event of UFC 222, former UFC lightweight champion and longtime featherweight contender Frankie Edgar experienced the first knockout loss of his illustrious career, succumbing …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Is Swanson Better? Or Is Edgar Shot?

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, was knocked out by top featherweight contender Brian Ortega at the UFC 222 pay-per-view (PPV) last month, the first time “The …read more

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UFC Fight Night 128's Frankie Edgar defies critics on quick turnaround, Ortega loss

ATLANTIC CITY – Frankie Edgar knows there’s no way to appease critics concerned for his safety, so he might as well give up trying.
For the record, the ex-champ doesn’t think …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Frankie Edgar rematch at UFC Fight Night 128 was last thing Cub Swanson expected

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Of all the losses Cub Swanson wanted to avenge, ex-champ Frankie Edgar was low on the list.
So when the UFC offered him a new contract on …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Barboza expects 'a big war' against Lee

The first time Frankie Edgar squared off with Cub Swanson, the featherweight contenders were the headlining act in Austin, Texas and Edson Barboza picked up a victory in the penultimate …read more

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Frankie Edgar Wants to Prove He’s Still an Elite Featherweight

A knockout loss won’t deter Frankie Edgar from staying motivated. This Saturday night (April 21), Edgar will do battle with Cub Swanson in a rematch. The featherweight scrap will serve …read more

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‘I’m Still One Of The Best In The World’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was knocked out by Brian Ortega at UFC 222 earlier this year, the first time “The Answer” has ever been finished …read more

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UFC Fight Night 128 breakdown: Will Cub Swanson make Frankie Edgar pay for quick turnaround?

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of UFC Fight Night 128’s top bouts. Today, we look at the Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson co-main …read more

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Edgar looks homeward to put stinging loss behind him

It was the question Frankie Edgar knew was coming, the curve ball that would address a topic he hadn’t been asked to answer in years.Was he excited about “Jersey Shore” …read more

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Cub Swanson was 'really close' to signing with a company (not Bellator) before new UFC offer

On Saturday Cub Swanson will get a chance at payback for a bitter UFC Fight Night 57 loss to Frankie Edgar back in 2014.
For Swanson, UFC Fight Night 128’s co-headliner …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2658 with Cub Swanson and Jim Ross

Stream or download Wednesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Cub Swanson and Jim Ross.
UFC featherweight Swanson, who fights Frankie Edgar on April 21 in UFC Fight Night 128’s headliner, …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Cub Swanson and Jim Ross

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Cub Swanson and Jim Ross.
Swanson co-headlines UFC Fight Night 128 on April 21 against Frankie Edgar. …read more

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After UFC 223 win, Renato Moicano makes case for winner of Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Far be it from Renato Moicano to go around issuing aggressive callouts, but he does have an idea as to who could be next for him in …read more

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Frankie Edgar’s Father Has Passed Away, Fundraiser Announced

Frankie Edgar revealed on Instagram yesterday that his father passed away after a short illness. The family will be holding a fundraiser next week. Frankie Edgar in 2018 Edgar was …read more

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Edgar: ‘I think I’m still close’ to a title shot

Even after his first career stoppage loss to Brian Ortega at UFC 222, Frankie Edgar still believes a title shot is within his reach. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie …read more

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Posted on April 2, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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Yves Edwards on Frankie Edgar’s Quick Turnaround: You Don’t Have to Rush it’

Yves Edwards isn’t a fan of Frankie Edgar fighting just over one month after being knocked out. Earlier this month, Edgar took on Brian Ortega in the co-main event of …read more

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Edwards, Rogan Proclaim Edgar Is Fighting Too Soon After KO Loss

Despite being one of the most durable fighters in UFC history, former lightweight champion and current featherweight contender Frankie Edgar is catching some flack for his quick turnaround against Cub …read more

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Yves Edwards to Edgar: ‘Let your brain rest and recover’

Former UFC fighter Yves Edwards speaks with Joe Rogan about Frankie Edgar immediately jumping back in to fight Cub Swanson in a rematch. On March 3rd, former UFC lightweight …read more

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Cub Swanson Ready to Even the Score with Frankie Edgar

For only the second time in his 14-year fighting career, Cub Swanson will fight in a rematch, facing former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar. …read more

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Joe Rogan, Yves Edwards agree Frankie Edgar is coming back too soon after KO loss

Add UFC commentator Joe Rogan and retired fighter-turned-analyst Yves Edwards to the list of people who are somewhat uncomfortable with Frankie Edgar making such a quick turnaround after his knockout …read more

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UFC’s Cub Swanson ‘baffled’ by Ortega’s KO of Frankie Edgar

Cub Swanson was shocked when Brian Ortega KO’d Frankie Edgar at UFC 222. Not like this.No one really expected Brian Ortega, a submission artist known for his come from behind …read more

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Frankie Edgar set to join B.J. Penn as UFC rematch record holder

Frankie Edgar knows a thing or two about rematches. In fact, when his UFC Fight Night 128 bout with Cub Swanson rolls around, he’ll know as much about them as …read more

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Edgar clarifies early sparring comment: No ‘head shots’

Frankie Edgar clears up the concerns over his early sparring sessions ahead of UFC Fight Night 128. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar received a medical suspension by the Nevada …read more

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Cub Swanson was ‘baffled’ that Brian Ortega knocked out Frankie Edgar

Of all the ways that the fight between Brian Ortega and Frankie Edgar could have gone, Cub Swanson sure didn’t anticipate the way it did.
Ortega knocked Edgar out in …read more

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With UFC 222 medical suspension still in effect, Frankie Edgar clarifies on recent sparring comments

In the co-main event of UFC 222, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was knocked out by surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega. In the wake of this knockout loss—the first …read more

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With UFC 222 medical suspension still in effect, Frankie Edgar clarifies on recent sparring comments

In the co-main event of UFC 222, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was knocked out by surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega. In the wake of this knockout loss—the first …read more

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Frankie Edgar clarifies no head shots in sparring ahead of UFC Fight Night 128

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It appears Frankie Edgar might’ve said a little too much.
After being knocked out by Brian Ortega earlier this month at UFC 222, Edgar (22-6-1 …read more

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Frankie Edgar ‘Comfortable’ with Quick Turnaround After KO Loss

On March 3, at UFC 222, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was finished for the first time in his 13-year mixed martial arts career by Brian Ortega. …read more

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Unfiltered Episode 182: Mark Henry

One of MMA’s best coaches, Mark Henry, calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about Frankie Edgar’s loss to Brian Ortega and bouncing back to fight Cub Swanson in …read more

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Frankie Edgar responds to concerns about quick turnaround following KO loss

Frankie Edgar last fought just a few weeks ago, when he was knocked out by surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega in the first round of the UFC 222 co-main event. …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Swanson: Accepting Edgar Rematch Came With UFC Pay Raise

Cub Swanson’s decision to re-sign with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flew under the radar last week prior to the announcement that he was booked to rematch Frankie Edgar at the …read more

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Cub Swanson says he thought he was ‘done’ with UFC before Frankie Edgar fight came along

Cub Swanson likely would have preferred coming back to the UFC after his deal expired late last year. However, that didn’t seem like a likely option.
Up until just a …read more

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Edgar’s Always Knocking On The Championship Door

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered the first stoppage loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career after he was knocked out by Brian Ortega at …read more

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Fightweets: Is Frankie Edgar returning too soon?

You have questions. I have answers. Let’s get right into it, then.
Frankie Edgar’s next fight
@spacebawz: Replying to @davedoylemma Frankie is making a mistake taking the Swanson fight so soon, right?
@ThatKiddSwiz: …read more

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UFC releases poster for Atlantic City show

The UFC is painting it black for their upcoming show in Atlantic City, N.J.
Lightweight headliners Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee join featherweight veterans Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson on the …read more

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Holloway: ‘Me and Frankie still got unfinished business’

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is still looking for a chance to face former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was originally slated for his second …read more

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On this week’s episode, the panel will discuss who Darren Till should fight in Liverpool, Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2, the fascination with crossover fights, Francis Ngannou’s next bout …read more

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Edgar-Swanson 2 added to Atlantic City event

Two of the UFC’s most respected warriors will meet for a second time on April 21, as Frankie Edgar battles Cub Swanson in the UFC Fight Night co-main event at …read more

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Max Holloway on Jose Aldo & Frankie Edgar: ‘They’re Still Animals’

Max Holloway isn’t doubting resurgences from Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar. Holloway was originally scheduled to meet Edgar twice. Edgar was injured ahead of the first booking, while Holloway went …read more

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Max Holloway Declares He Still Has ‘Unfinished Business’ With Frankie Edgar

Despite not being able to fight twice now, Max Holloway isn’t through with Frankie Edgar. Both seem to be moving on – Holloway defending against Brian Ortega, with Edgar in …read more

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Champ Max Holloway has 'unfinished business' with Frankie Edgar, who, like Jose Aldo, is 'not dead'

Frankie Edgar may have temporarily fallen out of the UFC featherweight title race with his knockout loss to Brian Ortega at UFC 222, but that doesn’t mean he’s off the …read more

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Max Holloway: Brian Ortega ‘Undefeated for a Reason’

Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight king Max Holloway was preparing to defend his title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 when he was forced to pull out due to an ankle …read more

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Too Soon? Edgar Shuts Down Brain Critics Ahead Of UFC Return

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, was knocked out for the first time in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career earlier this month in the UFC 222 …read more

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Edgar Vs. Swanson 2 Possible For UFC ‘Atlantic City’

After getting finished for the first time in his mixed martial arts (MMA) by Brian Ortega at UFC 222 earlier this month (see it), Frankie Edgar is looking to get …read more

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Cub Swanson vs. Frankie Edgar rematch headed to UFC-Atlantic City

Cub Swanson isn’t going anywhere, and in his next test after re-signing with the UFC he’ll once again take on a former champion.
Swanson (25-8 MMA, 10-4 UFC) is set to …read more

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Edgar vs. Swanson 2 in the works for UFC Atlantic City

It looks like Cub Swanson has re-signed with the UFC, and his next fight could be a rematch against Frankie Edgar. Just over two weeks removed from the first knockout …read more

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Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson Targeted for UFC Fight Night Event

The UFC is already working on former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar’s next fight. The famous saying in the MMA community is that there are no easy fights in the UFC …read more

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BREAKING | Frankie Edgar May Get a Quick Turnaround Against Re-Signed Cub Swanson

It looks like Frankie Edgar wants to get back in the Octagon quick and get this UFC 222 loss out of his head. Although, the match-up may cause you to …read more

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Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2 in the works for UFC Atlantic City

Two of the best and most well-known fighters in the UFC’s featherweight division will meet again.
A rematch between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson is in the works for UFC Atlantic …read more

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Max Holloway: UFC 222 Withdrawal Was A “Tough Pill To Swallow”

Max Holloway, the undisputed UFC featherweight champion, was forced to withdraw from his main event title fight with Frankie Edgar due to an undisclosed ankle injury at UFC 222. This …read more

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Max Holloway Excited to Try ‘New Cupcake Flavor’ Brian Ortega

After Brian Ortega did what no man has done before to Frankie Edgar, the hype surrounding a big title fight against UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is growing to epic …read more

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Max Holloway Excited to Try ‘New Cupcake Flavor’ Brian Ortega

After Brian Ortega did what no man has done before to Frankie Edgar, the hype surrounding a big title fight against UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is growing to epic …read more

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Frankie Edgar at bantamweight? Longtime coach would ‘love to see it’

How low can you go?
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, dropped down to the featherweight division after getting pushed around by the bigger guys at 155 pounds.
The …read more

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Coach: I would love to see Frankie Edgar fight at 135

If it were up to Frankie Edgar’s coach Mark Henry, the former lightweight champion would be fighting at bantamweight next. Almost two weeks ago at UFC 222, former UFC …read more

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Coach Would ‘Love’ to See Frankie Edgar Fight for the Bantamweight Title

There was a lot of history made at UFC 222 a couple of weeks ago. Frankie Edgar was not only finished for the first time in his epic career, but …read more

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Frankie Edgar's longtime coach says he would 'love' to see him at bantamweight

Although he doesn’t believe Frankie Edgar will warm to a drop to 135 pounds, Mark Henry maintains that his fighter has always done well when facing “somebody his own size.” …read more

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Brian Ortega on Lightweight Move: We Need The Perfect Match-up

Brian Ortega isn’t rushing to move up to 155 pounds. It’s easy to see why as Ortega is coming off a stunning first-round knockout victory over Frankie Edgar at UFC …read more

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Jose Aldo: Frankie Edgar fighting Brian Ortega on late notice was 'biggest mistake'

Mar 3, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Brian Ortega celebrates his TKO victory against Frankie Edgar during UFC 222 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 3, …read more

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BREAKING VIDEO | Max Holloway Wants Khabib Nurmagomedov at Lightweight

Until this recent injury preventing his title defense against Frankie Edgar, Max Holloway has held steadfast in the featherweight division. He told us the Blessed Era was coming, he stacked …read more

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If he beats Max Holloway, Brian Ortega has his eyes on “something big” at lightweight

After knocking out Frankie Edgar in the co-main event of UFC 222 last weekend, Brian Ortega now has his crosshairs locked on UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway. It’s a monumental …read more

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Mir: Edgar had nothing to gain from fighting Ortega

Frank Mir believes Frankie Edgar was in a lose-lose situation right from the get go of the making of his fight against Brian Ortega. Saturday night at UFC 222 …read more

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VIDEO | Witness the crushing disappointment in Frankie Edgar’s corner after his loss to Brian Ortega

Last Saturday night, in the co-main event of the action-packed UFC 222, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar risked the featherweight title shot he had so clearly earned in a …read more

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UFC 222's 'Thrill and Agony': Reaction of Frankie Edgar's devastated corner tough to watch

Frankie Edgar’s cornermen were as stunned as anyone to see their fighter knocked out for the first time this past Saturday.
In the UFC 222 installment of “Thrill and Agony,” we …read more

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Heavy Hands: Brian Ortega is a fighting fatalist

Connor Ruebusch and Patrick Wyman analyze Brian Ortega’s historic knockout win over Frankie Edgar, and more from the weekend of fights. Okay, so UFC 222 was a bit of a …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White Calls Brian Ortega to Tell Him He’s Fighting Max Holloway

After Brian Ortega’s historic finish of former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, there wasn’t really any doubt that he deserved the right to challenge Max Holloway for that featherweight title. …read more

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VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Sends a Respectful Message of Encouragement to Frankie Edgar

.@MightyMouseUFC offering up some kind words of motivation to @FrankieEdgar while looking back on his own loss to @DominickCruz. #UFC222 pic.twitter.com/BAmo8y2Dvb
— Justin Golightly (@SecretMovesMMA) March 6, 2018

We are now living …read more

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Diego Sanchez Calls For 165-Pound Superfight Between Conor McGregor and Georges St-Pierre

Thanks to Conor McGregor, in part due to Frankie Edgar’s manager Ali Abdel-Aziz, the 165 division has been talked about more recently than it has in the last couple of …read more

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Unfiltered: Ortega Will Fight for Title Next & UFC 222 Recap

Newly-crowned number one UFC Featherweight contender Brian Ortega calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about his first round KO of Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, the importance of …read more

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Brian Ortega compares bout with Max Holloway to Aldo vs. McGregor

When Brian Ortega knocked out Frankie Edgar in the co-main event of last weekend’s UFC 222, he earned himself a shot at increasingly dominant UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway.
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Brian Ortega compares bout with Max Holloway to Aldo vs. McGregor

When Brian Ortega knocked out Frankie Edgar in the co-main event of last weekend’s UFC 222, he earned himself a shot at increasingly dominant UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway.
From the …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

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