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Nov 23, 2016 6:04 pm

Coach says Frankie Edgar’s camp for Jeremy Stephens fight was his worst ever

Earlier this month, in the final bout of the UFC 205 undercard, former lightweight champion and longtime featherweight contender Frankie Edgar took on the dangerous Jeremy Stephens. Barring a moment in the second round where he was wobbled by a Stephens head-kick, Edgar would dominate this contest en route to a sound, unanimous decision win....

Nov 15, 2016 10:50 am

Frankie Edgar Discusses his Fighting Future: I’m Still Getting Better

Long before Conor McGregor’s history-making defeat of Eddie Alvarez, Tyron Woodley’s memorable draw with Stephen Thompson, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s domination of Karolina Kowalkiewicz occured on UFC 205’s main card, Frankie Edgar scored a much needed win over Jeremy Stephens on the undercard. Though Edgar was rattled by a second-round Stephens head kick, he was the better...

Nov 15, 2016 9:04 am

Frankie Edgar reflects on win over Jeremy Stephens in New York

This past weekend on the preliminary card of UFC 205, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar stepped into the Octagon to fight top ranked featherweight Jeremy Stephens. Edgar, a New Jersey native, received a warm welcome to the Octagon by the New York crowd. Edgar put on an impressive performance as he ultimately picked up...


Nov 12, 2016 6:58 pm

UFC 205 Results: Frankie Edgar defeats Jeremy Stephens (highlights)

A key featherweight tilt between former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (21-5-1) and knockout artist Jeremy Stephens (25-13) served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 205 prelims in New York. Round one begins and Stephens throws a left jab to start. He misses with a leg kick. Frankie is utilizing his fantastic footwork early....

Nov 8, 2016 12:27 pm

Frankie Edgar breaks down loss to Jose Aldo

Back in July, at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar & Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon to square off for the interim featherweight championship. In addition to the pair fighting for the interim featherweight strap, they were also fighting for a chance to step into the Octagon with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who knocked out Aldo...

Sep 29, 2016 8:41 am

Max Holloway goes off on Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway has been on a campaign for a featherweight title shot, both inside and outside of the octagon. And with a nine-fight win streak, the longest in the featherweight division,  you would think the 24-year-old Hawaiian would have earned a title shot already, but with the logjam that is the current state of the...

Sep 21, 2016 7:21 pm

Frankie Edgar announces his return to the Octagon at UFC 205 in New York

With the historic UFC 205 looking like it is having a hard time being put together, New Jersey’s Frankie Edgar announced his spot at UFC 205. “The Answer” posted a promotional piece featuring a featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and himself, set for November 12 at Madison Square Garden. Edgar captioned his post with excitement...

Sep 16, 2016 9:31 am

Frankie Edgar randomly tested by USADA

At the end of the first year of random out-of-competition testing, the US Anti-Doping Agency expressed their desire to increase the number of out-of-competition drug tests in the program’s second year with the UFC. Former UFC lightweight champion, and #2 ranked UFC featherweight, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar took to Instagram to reveal that he was...

Sep 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Frankie Edgar vs Jeremy Stephens in talks for UFC 205 showdown

New Jersey native Frankie Edgar’s dreams of fighting in Madison Square Garden are closer than ever from coming into fruition. Brazil’s Combate is reporting that Edgar will be taking on Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens in a featherweight showdown at UFC 205 for the UFC’s first event in New York. Growing up and training just an hour...

Aug 16, 2016 8:53 am

Conor McGregor reflects on Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar fight

At one point in time, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was set to headline UFC 200 against Nate Diaz. With that being said, McGregor was ultimately pulled from the card for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. Despite that, he was cageside on July 9th to watch as Jose Aldo and Frankie...

Aug 5, 2016 12:44 pm

Frankie Edgar to drop down to 135 to challenge for the title?

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar fell short of capturing another belt in his last fight with Jose Aldo at UFC 200. Edgar lost a unanimous decision to Aldo in a five-round UFC interim featherweight title fight and now Edgar and his team are thinking about what comes next for his career. While Edgar was...

Jul 29, 2016 10:56 pm

VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens calls out Frankie Edgar in the most polite way possible

.@UFC featherweight @LilHeathenMMA CALLS OUT 'tough as f****** nails' @FrankieEdgar! #PROcasthttps://t.co/w49kf4idII — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 29, 2016 Earlier this month Frankie Edgar had his 5-fight win streak snapped at the hands of Jose Aldo. The fight, which was for the interim featherweight title, would have secured Edgar a title fight with Conor McGregor....

Jul 21, 2016 3:38 pm

Jose Aldo clarifies comments about spies in Frankie Edgar’s locker room

At UFC 200, Jose Aldo claimed the interim featherweight championship as he defeated Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision on the main card of the historic event. While Aldo’s win was an extremely impressive one, the former featherweight kingpin drew criticism when he claimed that he had a spy in Frankie Edgar’s locker room who revealed...

Jul 21, 2016 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar eyeing MSG return at UFC 205

At UFC 200 earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has his 5-fight win streak snapped at the hands of former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Aldo stuffed Edgar’s takedowns, and used his reach to pick Edgar apart while avoiding the strikes of Edgar. Interestingly enough, Aldo revealed this week that he had spies...

Jul 20, 2016 2:17 pm

Jose Aldo claims he had a spy in Frankie Edgar’s camp during UFC 200 fight week

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo claims he had some assistance with his game plan going up against former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. According to MMA Fighting, with the UFC usually separating fighters in two separate groups at the hotel during fight week, Aldo looked at the roster to see...

Jul 11, 2016 11:26 am

Frankie Edgar addresses his UFC 200 loss to Jose Aldo

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered a unanimous decision loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 200 over the weekend in a fight that crowned Aldo with the UFC interim featherweight title. Edgar, who was coming off a hot five-fight win streak suffered his last loss to Aldo back in 2013. Edgar was confident going...

Jul 9, 2016 10:42 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor intensely watching Frankie Edgar fight

On the main card of UFC 200, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar squared off in a highly anticipated rematch for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner getting a crack at Conor McGregor. Aldo got the better of Edgar, winning the fight via unanimous decision, and earning himself a rematch with Conor McGregor. After the...

Jul 9, 2016 8:14 pm

UFC 200 Results: Jose Aldo defeats Frankie Edgar via decision

Former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar (20-5-1 MMA) squared off with former featherweight champion Jose Aldo (26-2 MMA) for the promotions interim 145-pound title on tonight’s UFC 200 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Edgar opens things up with a leg kick. He presses forward and lands another low kick. Frankie is...

Jul 6, 2016 10:01 am

Frankie Edgar’s coach: He was stiff arming kids during flag football

Frankie Edgar is undoubtably a fighter at heart. Throughout the course of his 11 year professional career, the former UFC lightweight champion has defeated some of the biggest names in the sport, including BJ Penn, Gray Maynard, Urijah Faber, and Chad Mendes. At UFC 200, Edgar will look to add former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo’s...

Jul 5, 2016 9:06 am

Frankie Edgar predicts finish over Jose Aldo

In less than a week at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The fight will earn the winner a crack at UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who fights Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight...

Jul 1, 2016 10:40 am

Frankie Edgar: Conor McGregor “should have to defend” championship

After winning the UFC featherweight championship by knocking out Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 194, Conor McGregor opted to go up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196. Ultimately, dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from the fight with a broken foot, and was replaced...

Jun 26, 2016 2:41 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar 2 Preview

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will square off with former UFC lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for the promotions interim featherweight championship on the main card of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. The bout will mark the second time that Edgar and Aldo have squared off, with Jose winning the pairs...

Jun 23, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar weighs in on UFC 200, Conor McGregor returning to 145

Ahead of UFC 200, there has been a lot of talk in regards to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar’s interim featherweight title fight, which takes place on the main card of the historic event. Back in 2013, Jose Aldo defeated Edgar, retaining his featherweight championship in the process. On the heels of Aldo’s first loss...

Jun 22, 2016 9:31 am

Jose Aldo analyzes Frankie Edgar’s game ahead of UFC 200

On July 9th, Frankie Edgar will get the chance to avenge his 2013 loss to Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship when the pair face off in an interim featherweight title fight. In addition to winning the interim featherweight strap, the winner of the fight will secure a featherweight title fight with Conor McGregor for...