1023 Search Results for Frankie Edgar

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 9:22 am

Jose Aldo on UFC interim title: “It means nothing”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will once again have the opportunity to wear UFC gold, this if he is able to defeat former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time when the pair square off for the UFC’s interim featherweight title at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Aldo was...

Apr 3, 2016 7:49 am

Jose Aldo: McGregor was ‘full of juice in his body’ at UFC 196

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still not happy that the UFC decided to put Conor McGregor in a welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at July’s UFC 200 event. Aldo, who had been campaigning for a rematch with McGregor after suffering a shocking 13-second defeat to the Irishman in December, will now rematch Frankie...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Apr 1, 2016 9:20 am

Aldo’s coach does not believe Conor McGregor will win rematch with Nate Diaz

The UFC recently announced that former featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Officials added that the Aldo vs. Edgar rematch will be for the promotions interim featherweight title. Aldo had been campaigning for a rematch with current UFC featherweight...

Apr 1, 2016 6:25 am

BJ Penn vs. Georges St. Pierre 3 set for UFC 200 at 155-pounds

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas just added another blockbuster fight. Former  UFC lightweight and welterweight title holder BJ Penn (16-10-2 MMA) will return to the octagon on July 9 to take on bitter rival Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA). The bout will reportedly take place in the UFC lightweight division (155-pounds). “The Prodigy” will fight for...

Mar 31, 2016 3:18 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St. Pierre being discussed for UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC is trying to set up a welterweight title fight between current champ Robbie Lawler and former title holder Georges St. Pierre for July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Here is what Helwani had to say on twitter: @arielhelwani Do you think the co-main event will...

Mar 31, 2016 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Georges St. Pierre training at Tristar, UFC 200 return imminent?

Recently it was announced that the UFC had booked Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II for the main event of UFC 200, and Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight fight. The UFC then posted a photo counting down the days to UFC 200, using a photo of Georges St. Pierre, leading many...

Mar 31, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | UFC hinting at Georges St Pierre’s return at UFC 200?

“When this card is finished being announced … minds will be blown,” said UFC President Dana White via text message to Postmedia. While the news of the first official bouts for UFC 200 broke yesterday, the rest of the exciting card remains a mystery. Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in a...

Mar 30, 2016 4:48 pm

PHOTO | Incredible UFC 200 poster revealed

Earlier today it was announced on UFC Tonight that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would clash in the main event of UFC 200 in a welterweight rematch. In addition, it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete in a fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship. Immediately the internet went wild as...

Mar 30, 2016 4:37 pm

UFC 200 picks up 3 more high-profile bouts

Wednesday it was announced on UFC Tonight that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II had been set for the main event of UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete for the interim featherweight title. In addition, 3 more high-profile bouts were officially confirmed. Former UFC heavyweight champion...

Mar 23, 2016 2:16 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach reacts to potential rematch with Conor McGregor

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he stepped up to fight Conor McGregor at welterweight on just 11 days notice. While it was reported prior to the fight that Diaz had been training for a triathlon, the Stockton fighter revealed post-fight that he had been on a yacht in Cabo partying it...

Mar 21, 2016 12:46 pm

Report Update: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 will be UFC 200 main event

Last week, it was reported by Ariel Helwani that the UFC was working on a rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC veteran Nate Diaz for UFC 200. Helwani gave his update on the MMA Hour on Monday reiterated that the immediate rematch is still in the works. Helwani said, “Oh by the...

Mar 16, 2016 8:36 am

Joe Rogan’s interesting perspective on Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo II

In the main event of UFC 194, Conor McGregor shocked the world as he knocked Jose Aldo out cold in just 13 seconds. The win silenced many critics, and saw McGregor crowned as the undisputed UFC featherweight champion. In the wake of McGregor’s UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, McGregor stated that he would...

Mar 16, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Jones was happy to see Conor McGregor lose for 2 reasons

At UFC 196, Conor McGregor suffered the first defeat of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, ending his 7-fight unbeaten streak inside the Octagon, as well as his 15 fight MMA win streak. After the fight McGregor was gracious in defeat, offering no excuses for why he lost, and admitting that he...

Mar 12, 2016 9:32 pm

Conor McGregor is still ‘The King’ of the featherweight division

Many fans and analysts have been critical of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for his UFC 196 submission loss to lightweight contender Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 this past weekend. That bout (Diaz vs. McGregor) took place in the UFC’s welterweight division (170-pounds), this after the scheduled lightweight title fight between Rafael...