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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...

Jun 15, 2016 10:32 am

Frankie Edgar on Conor McGregor: ‘I respect Conor’s hustle, but . . .’

Frankie Edgar is taking a step closer to making sure he will be fighting for the undisputed UFC featherweight title. In his next fight at UFC 200, Edgar is set to rematch former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo for the interim title. However, the interim tagline doesn’t excite Edgar so much. “Show me where any...

Jun 14, 2016 10:32 pm

Frankie Edgar continues verbal onslaught on Conor McGregor

Since Conor McGregor signed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196 in the beginning of the year, which ultimately turned into a welterweight fight against Nate Diaz, there has been much speculation as to whether or not McGregor will return to featherweight. With McGregor vs. Diaz II set for UFC...

Jun 13, 2016 4:16 pm

Frankie Edgar’s coach says ‘The Answer’ ‘tested positive’ by USADA

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar has a big fight coming up at UFC 200 as he is set to rematch Jose Aldo for the interim featherweight title. Edgar’s coach Mark Henry startled a lot of fight fans with his message he posted on Instagram on Monday. Henry said, “Apologize to fans UFC 200 EDGAR vs ALDO...

Jun 11, 2016 8:58 am

Frankie Edgar taunt Jose Aldo over history of injuries ahead of UFC 200

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been criticized quite a bit for backing out of fights with injuries. Most recently, Aldo backed out of his title fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189, and was replaced by Chad Mendes. With a false rumor surfacing earlier this week that Aldo was injured and unable to...

Jun 1, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi breaks down Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II

On July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will square off on the main card of UFC 200 in an interim featherweight title fight. The fight will also serve as a rematch of their 2013 lightweight title fight, which Aldo won via unanimous decision. The fight on July 9th will also determine which man will...

May 26, 2016 10:19 am

Frankie Edgar gives prediction for Conor McGregor’s future

When it comes to UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor, one thing is certain, you never know what he’s going to do next. After winning the UFC featherweight championship in December at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo, McGregor looked to move up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship. When...

May 26, 2016 9:09 am

Frankie Edgar blasts “delusional” Jose Aldo

Ahead of UFC 200 on July 9th, it appears as though Frankie Edgar has had enough of Jose Aldo’s trash talk. The pair are currently slated to fight on the main card in an interim featherweight championship fight, with the winner facing Conor McGregor at a later date. Recently, Edgar stated that he felt Aldo...