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Feb 14, 2018 10:28 am

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 on March 3. Regrettably, an injury forced Holloway out of this planned fight, which briefly left Edgar without an opponent. After several frantic days of searching, the...

Feb 13, 2018 11:00 am

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 the upcoming UFC 222 card. Regrettably, an injury forced Holloway out of this planned fight, which left Edgar without an opponent. After several frantic days...

Feb 3, 2018 8:17 pm

Breaking! Frankie Edgar says he will still be at UFC 222 this March

Breaking! Frankie Edgar says he will still be at UFC 222 this March! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke some unfortunate news that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and was forced out of his scheduled main event title fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las...

Feb 3, 2018 12:35 pm

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 new main event. There are a ton of different directions that the organization could go with Jose Aldo, Cub Swanson, or even Darren Elkins if...

Feb 3, 2018 10:34 am

BREAKING | Max Holloway Injured, Out of Frankie Edgar Fight at UFC 222

There is a yin and a yang to everything. The universe must always balance itself. The MMA gods must have pulled out all the stops to make the three gigantic super fights expected for 2018. By booking Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic – and attempting to put together fights with Demetrious Johnson, TJ Dillashaw, Cris...

Jan 25, 2018 9:20 am

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 up when we found out Jose Aldo would replace him. Now Holloway is going back and trying to finish what he and the former UFC...

Jan 18, 2018 9:01 am

Max Holloway Hits Frankie Edgar With a Daily Double in a Hilarious Jeopardy Dig

There’s a huge fight card coming up this weekend, but don’t neither fighter involved in the main event at UFC 222 are going to let you forget that they’re a couple of months away. Max Holloway was quick to cleverly use Frankie Edgar’s ‘The Answer’ nickname in interviews and Edgar countered that he indeed had...

Jan 10, 2018 3:43 pm

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 injured orbital. Not only does he get another shot, but just a day after his fight with Holloway is re-booked for UFC 222, he got...

Jan 9, 2018 5:19 pm

Frankie Edgar Feels like his UFC 222 Title shot is “Meant to Be”

The plan for UFC 218 wasn’t always for it to be headlined by a Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo rematch. Initially, it was Holloway set to defend for the first time against former UFC Lightweight champion and two time Featherweight title challenger, Frankie Edgar. Unfortunately, Edgar ended up breaking his orbital bone in training and...

Jan 9, 2018 10:43 am

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. Not wasting any time, Holloway is determined to keep his promise of fighting every contender in line. His fight with Edgar has been re-booked for...

Dec 22, 2017 11:35 am

Frankie Edgar’s Manager and Coach Gang up on Conor McGregor

After Conor McGregor heard the rumors of Floyd Mayweather squashed and that he was not going to the UFC after all, he was quick to Tweet out what seemed to be a response. However, there are some people who feel that McGregor shouldn’t be too quick to throw out insults when it comes to fighting....

Dec 11, 2017 7:53 pm

Frankie Edgar Still Wants Fight With Max Holloway, Eyeing Fight Date in 4-5 Months

Prior to the Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo rematch at UFC 218, it was supposed to be Frankie Edgar stepping into his ninth UFC title fight(his fifth as a challenger and third at Featherweight). Edgar is one of the greatest fighters to ever compete and a legend of the lighter weight classes. Prior to Brian Ortega’s huge...

Dec 10, 2017 8:11 am

Brian Ortega explains why he’s willing to wait for Frankie Edgar to get title shot

Last night, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega picked up the biggest win of his career, tapping long-time contender Cub Swanson in the second round. With this win, Ortega immediately stands out as one of the top contenders in the featherweight division – perhaps even the next man in line for the champ Max Holloway. That...

Nov 16, 2017 3:13 pm

Frankie Edgar Gives His Pick for Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II at UFC 219

Frankie Edgar had to pull out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218, but a rematch against Jose Aldo isn’t bad at all for a late replacement. Of course, Edgar would rather it be him, but a broken orbital in training forced him out of the bout. For now, he is back...

Nov 14, 2017 10:17 am

Frankie Edgar Talks His ‘F-cking Bummer’ of an Injury and his Return

Max Holloway defending his new strap against Frankie Edgar is something everyone was waiting for. Somehow, amid the 11 fighters Holloway took out on his quest for the belt, he never ran into him. Unfortunately, as Edgar geared up for his third shot at the belt and his first fight with Holloway, an injured orbital...

Nov 8, 2017 6:07 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway Releases Statement on Frankie Edgar and UFC 218

We were hit tonight with a speeding comet of bad news for UFC 218. Max Holloway was set to defend his unified UFC featherweight title for the first time after conquering former divisional king Jose Aldo, but Frankie Edgar suffered an injury to his face and had to pull out of the match-up. Don’t worry...

Nov 8, 2017 4:51 pm

BREAKING | Frankie Edgar Releases Statement on UFC 218 Removal

We’re still trying to catch our breath from hearing the news. Frankie Edgar finally got another shot at UFC featherweight gold in a super hyped scrap with Max Holloway at UFC 218. Unfortunately, it’s not going to happen. Edgar has to undergo surgery due to an injury to his face and had to pull-out of...

Nov 8, 2017 4:11 pm

Cub Swanson Wastes No Time Trying To Fill in For Frankie Edgar at UFC 218

The news that Frankie Edgar had to pull-out of his UFC 218 fight with Max Holloway has just hit and there is bound to be a tsunami of featherweight fighters jumping at the shot to step in. Edgar will have to undergo face surgery, forcing him out of his shot at the title, meanwhile Cub...

Nov 8, 2017 3:23 pm

BREAKING | Frankie Edgar Is Out of UFC 218 Due to an Injury

Are you sitting down? If you’re not, you may want to and grab some Kleenex while you’re at it. Just when you thought it was safe to get on the internet, the MMA world gets some heartbreaking news. Former UFC featherweight challenger Frankie Edgar is out of his fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218....

Oct 14, 2017 2:49 pm

Frankie Edgar Isn’t Convinced More Weight Classes Stop Brutal Cuts

Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee put on a great fight at UFC 216 but it almost never happened. Media watched the early weigh-ins on that Friday morning on the edge of our seat. Watching Lee come out and stand on the scale at the very last second was stressful, both in the danger of the...

Oct 4, 2017 4:56 pm

Max Holloway Opens as a Favorite Against Frankie Edgar for UFC 218

Now that the bout that we said was slated for UFC 218 is official, we can finally start drooling over Frankie Edgar fighting Max Holloway for real. It’s an incredible match-up and a true test for the new featherweight champion. Jose Aldo is the only man in the division who has ever beat Edgar, with...

Oct 4, 2017 6:54 am

Frankie Edgar reacts to Max Holloway booking

Last night, a UFC 218 featherweight title fight between champ Max Holloway and challenger Frankie Edgar was made official, confirming earlier reports from BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor. Shortly after this fight was made official, the challenger Frankie Edgar took to Instagram with a quick reaction to the big news. In his post, Edgar chose to quote...

Oct 3, 2017 6:56 pm

Breaking! Frankie Edgar vs. Max Holloway set for UFC 218 in Detroit

The first title defense of new UFC featherweight king Max Holloway will go down at UFC 218, this December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. The bout was first reported to be in the works by our own Chris Taylor, a title fight pitting Holloway against former UFC lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar...

Sep 19, 2017 9:53 am

Max Holloway Believes He May Fight Frankie Edgar Before End of 2017

Over the years, Max Holloway has fought tooth and nail to prove he’s the best 145-er in the world. After losing to Conor McGregor, he’s gone on an obscene 11-fight win streak over everyone the UFC threw at him. His righteous onslaught culminated with finishing Jose Aldo at UFC 212, unifying the featherweight titles and...

Sep 6, 2017 6:35 am

Report: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar title fight in the works for UFC 218

The first title defense of new UFC featherweight king Max Holloway could go down at UFC 218, this December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. According to our own Chris Taylor, a title fight pitting Holloway against former UFC lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar is in the works for the anticipated December card....