Archive: Frankie Edgar

Jun 3, 2015 5:47 am

Faber Wanted To Fight Edgar Until One Of Them Broke

The UFC made its first trip to the Philippines this past month for UFC Fight Night 66. The event was headlined by a featherweight fight featuring former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar taking on former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber. The fight itself was a technical battle, but not the barn burner fans had hoped...

May 12, 2015 10:13 am

‘Aldo’s Strength is Too Much for McGregor to Handle’

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is gearing up to headline this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 66 event in Pasay, Philippines, where he will take on former WEC champion Urijah Faber. “The Answer” recently did an interview with the Daily Star, where he gave his take on July’s UFC 189 headlining title fight between Jose...

Feb 11, 2015 8:24 am

Rumor: Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber Superfight Set For May 16 in Manila

Rumors are swirling that a superfight between former MMA champions Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber is set for May’s UFC debut event in Manila, Philippines. The match has been confirmed by multiple sources close to the event, and an official announcement is expected to be made shortly by the UFC. Former UFC lightweight champion and...

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Nov 22, 2014 10:28 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Edgar Bloodies Swanson and Submits Him in 5th Round

Frankie Edgar dominated Cub Swanson for nearly fifteen minutes before he submitted him with only four seconds remaining in the fifth round. It was the latest stoppage in UFC history. Edgar was able to take Swanson down at will throughout the fight. Swanson proved to have little to offer with his back on the mat...

Nov 22, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Barboza Outworks Green, Gets Decision Win

Edson Barboza spent the majority of the first round a safe distance away from Bobby Green’s striking range. Green grew frustrated with Barboza “running away” from him and started to fight aggressively in the second round. Green’s hands hung low as he started to taunt Barboza, and he payed for it big time. What Green...

Nov 22, 2014 8:59 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Camus Earns Upset Win Over Pickett

Chico Camus looks like a completely different fighter after his first fight in the flyweight division tonight. He landed over sixty percent of his strikes in his bout with Brad Pickett and picked up the unanimous decision victory. Camus’ gas tank never ran out; he was on his toes the entire fight and fought off...

Nov 22, 2014 8:23 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Oliynyk Lays Rosholt Out Cold in First Round

These two heavyweights were fighting like they both bet on their bout ending in the first round! After some back and forth brawling, Oliynyk broke from the clinch and caught Rosholt with a left hook to the back of the head. Oliynyk followed up with a HUGE left hook and Rosholt was sent crashing to...

Nov 22, 2014 8:07 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Benavidez Lights Ortiz Up and Gets Decision Win

Joseph Benavidez came to fight and it showed in his performance tonight against Dustin Ortiz. Benavidez stormed to the middle of the octagon at the start of the fight and these two pushed on an incredible pace from the opening second. The reputation of flyweights putting on incredible fights held true with this one as...

Nov 22, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Wiman Scores Decision Win Over Vallie-Flagg

Matt Wiman and Isaac Vallie-Flagg kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night 57” on Fox Sports 1 with their lightweight bout. Wiman controlled most of the fight with his grappling and was able to pick up the unanimous decision win. The majority of the fight took place in the clinch with Vallie-Flagg’s back against...

Nov 22, 2014 6:57 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Magomedov Earns Win Over Copeland

Ruslan Magomedov outnumbered and outclassed Josh Copeland when it came to striking, but at least Copeland proved he has one hell of a chin. Copeland ate a few shots in the opening round that would have put the average heavyweight fighter to sleep, but he pushed forward and continued to absorb punishment for ten more...

Nov 22, 2014 6:27 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Narvaez Scores Win In Home State Over Barnatt

Luke Barnatt seemed to have been on his way to a decision victory against the +300 underdog Roger Narvaez, but Narvaez tried his hardest to make sure that would not happen by landing a big shot in the third round. Narvaez scored the first knockdown twelve minutes into the fight, in round three. Barnatt let...

Nov 22, 2014 5:48 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Vick Gets Decision Win Over Hein

James Vick fought a tall man’s fight in the second and third rounds and it won him the fight. Nick Hein had a couple chances in the first round to finish the fight, but he could not execute. Vick chose to stand in front of Hein in the opening round to bang it out, and...

Nov 22, 2014 5:14 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Arreola Submits Edwards in 1st Round with Armbar!

Akbarh Arreola redeemed himself after losing his UFC debut in July by submitting Yves Edwards in just one round. Arreola set the hold up with a beautiful combination which caught Edwards completely off-guard. Arreola lunged towards Edwards and landed a right cross that sent Edwards tumbling to the mat in slow-motion. The fact that he...

Nov 22, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: VanZant Defeats Curran in FOTN Contest

Paige VanZant went through hell to make it to the octagon and she made it all worth it with a victory over Kailin Curran. Curran showed great resiliency in all three rounds of action and their clash of styles led to what should be a Fight of the Night contender. VanZant was accepted as a...

Nov 22, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Choi TKOs Puig in Just 18 Seconds!

There’s no better way to kick off a UFC event than with a technical knockout! Choi and Puig met in the middle of the octagon ready to bang for this featherweight contest. Puig tried to control where the fight was going by claiming the middle of the octagon. Choi feigned a left hand and caught...

Nov 22, 2014 12:53 pm

“UFC FN 57: Edgar vs. Swanson” Live Results

Welcome to Texas, ya’ll! UFC Fight Night 57 is airing live from Austin, Texas and the event will kick off with Fight Pass preliminary bouts at 7:00 PM ET. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will duke it out in the main event on Fox Sports 1! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results of this...

Nov 20, 2014 9:57 am

REPLAY! Edgar KO’s Maynard in trilogy bout (Full fight)

This Saturday, Frankie Edgar is set to face Cub Swanson in the main event of UFC Fight Night Austin. To get fight fans hyped for the bout, take a look back at Edgar’s trilogy bout against Gray Maynard in 2011, where Edgar landed a highlight reel KO.

Nov 20, 2014 5:59 am

REPLAY! Swanson vs. Siver (Full fight)

Leading up to this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Edgar event, take a look at Swanson’s TKO win over Dennis Siver from UFC 162 in 2013. Swanson takes on former champion Frankie Edgar this Saturday, and has been promised a title shot against Jose Aldo if he is able to defeat the former champ....

Nov 20, 2014 5:38 am

Cormier and Florian predict Swanson vs. Edgar

Leading up to UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson this Saturday, UFC Tonight hosts Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian discussed their predictions for who will become the #1 contender this Saturday night.

Nov 20, 2014 5:20 am

Swanson on title shot: “There’s no denying me after this”

Cub Swanson is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night bout against Frankie Edgar this Saturday on Fox Sports 1. Leading up to the bout, Swanson has been promised a title shot if he defeats the former champ in their #1 contender bout. Swanson joined the crew on UFC Tonight to discuss the bout. “No...

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Nov 19, 2014 8:23 am

McGregor Pulling For Swanson Over Edgar

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor will likely have his eye close on this Saturday’s main event between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar. UFC President Dana White has stated that if Swanson wins the bout, he will be awarded a title shot against Jose Aldo. McGregor, who fights Dennis Siver in January, will also likely earn a title...

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 17, 2014 8:45 am

TWITTER BEEF: Lamas and McGregor trade shots

After defeating Dennis Bermudez this past weekend at UFC 180, Ricardo Lamas revealed to media members that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next. McGregor, who is booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, took note of Lamas’ comments, and took to Twitter to diss ‘The Bully’. Hard luck Dennis Bermudez. You wore my...

Nov 13, 2014 9:36 am

REPLAY! Edgar vs. Maynard III (Full Fight)

UFC President Dana White has made it official – Frankie Edgar has verbally agreed to defend his UFC lightweight title against the only man to beat him, as well as the number one contender who held him to a classic draw, Gray Maynard, at UFC 136. Don’t miss Edgar’s upcoming fight at Fight Night Austin...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson Promised Title Shot With Win Over Edgar

In an interesting turn of events, Cub Swanson revealed that he has been promised the next title shot against Jose Aldo, should he defeat Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd. Following Jose Aldo’s win over Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White says if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver...

Oct 14, 2014 7:30 pm

‘Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ Official With 12 Bouts

November’s ‘UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ event is set with 12 official bouts, including a 10 bout Fox Sports 1 broadcast. ‘UFC Fight Night 57’ takes place on November  22, from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. In the night’s main event, Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson fight for the right to...

Oct 3, 2014 3:35 pm

CUTIE PIES! Edgar And Shaq Pose Cageside

During the UFC’s recent trip to The “Sunshine State”, former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar got a chance to pose withe one of the NBA GOATS, Shaquille O’Neal.

Oct 3, 2014 7:43 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor Is The Logical #1 Contender

At the start of each week, UFC president Dana White sits down with web content producer Matt Parrino for The Download, where he discusses the most recent octagon news. In this week’s edition, of The Download Uncle Dana talked about Conor McGregor and how he feels the young Irishman is the logical #1 contender at...