Archive: Frankie Edgar

Jan 10, 2013 11:31 am

Ready For Featherweight Debut, Edgar Already Within Weight Range | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Las Vegas Weekly, former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar answered a few key questions about his upcoming opponent, Jose Aldo. You’ve never fought at 145 pounds before. Are you worried about the weight cut? Will you do a test cut to make sure you can make it down without a...

Jan 8, 2013 1:50 pm

Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura added to UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced today that a bantamweight bout between Chico Camus (12-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and undefeated promotional newcomer Dustin Kimura (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been added to next month’s UFC 156 card. Camus recently scored a unanimous-decision victory over Dustin Pague at UFC 150 in his promotional debut. The victory marked Chico’s fourth straight and...

Jan 8, 2013 6:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Trailer | UFC NEWS

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo defends his title against former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar in 2013’s first superfight. Plus Rashad Evans vs. Rogerio Nogueira, and Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, live on pay-per-view!

Jan 8, 2013 5:54 am

Yves Edwards vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg set for UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a lightweight bout between Strikeforce import Isaac Vallie-Flagg (13-3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and the “Thugjitsu Master” Yves Edwards (42-18-1 UFC, 10-6 UFC) has been added to UFC 156 in Las Vegas. Flagg enters the UFC on the heels of back-to-back split-decision wins over the Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante and Brian Melancon under the Strikeforce...

Jan 7, 2013 5:10 am

Barboza Coins Frankie Edgar As Real Champ And Mentor | UFC NEWS

“For me, it’s Frankie Edgar. He’s the champ, he’s been the champ for a long time, that’s a big difference. Now I know I have good training partners and good coaches. Frankie he won the last fight with Ben Henderson, he’s the best… I need to prove everything. I’ve been working for this fight, I’m...

Jan 3, 2013 9:35 am

Tyron Woodley replaces Erick Silva, meets Jay Hieron at UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce welterweight title contender Tyron Woodley (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at UFC 156, when he faces Jay Hieron (23-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC). Woodley got the call and agreed to step in to replace an injured Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) on the Febraury card. A timetable for Silva’s...

Dec 19, 2012 11:42 am

Trainer: Frankie Edgar Could Be The First Ever Three-Division Champ | UFC NEWS

“He is one of the best true pound-for-pound fighters that isn’t afraid to go up in weight classes. He’ll fight anybody anytime. Two weight classes up, one weight class up. For me, I’d love for him to take a shot, I mean, we definitely have to worry about Jose now, it’s the only thing, that’s...

Nov 26, 2012 9:53 am

Urijah Faber vs Vaughan Lee added to UFC 156 | UFC News

  A bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber (26-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Vaughan Lee (12-8-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been added to UFC 156 on Superbowl weekend. Faber returns to the octagon for the first time since losing an interim UFC bantamweight championship match to Renan Barao at UFC 149 in July. Prior to the fight...

Nov 23, 2012 9:16 am

‘UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar’ Tickets On Sale Next Week | UFC NEWS

The UFC is set to release tickets for its traditional Super Bowl weekend pay-per-view event next week. “Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar is a fight the fans have wanted to see for a long time and on Feb. 2, the super fight is going to happen,” said UFC President Dana White. “Our fights on Super...

Nov 21, 2012 2:59 pm

Silva vs. Hieron Set For UFC 156 | MMA News

  An intriguing match-up between two welterweight strikers has been added to the UFC 156 card. UFC Veteran and recent re-signee, Jay Hieron will face young, rising prospect, Erick Silva. UFC 156 will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of that card will be featherweight champion,...

Nov 15, 2012 6:53 pm

Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia set for UFC 156 in Las Vegas | UFC News

UFC officials announced today that a key welterweight match-up between Jon Fitch (24-4-1 MMA, 14-2-1 UFC) and Demian Maia (17-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) has been added to the UFC 156 event set for February 2nd in Las Vegas, Nevada. Maia, who is 2-0 since dropping down to welterweight, most recently disposed of Rick Story at...

Nov 8, 2012 9:44 am

Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas moved to UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago | UFC News

A featherweight tilt between Erik Koch (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Ricardo Lamas (12-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is set to go down in Chicago on January 26 for UFC on FOX 6. The bout was originally targeted for the year-end UFC 155 event in Las Vegas, but now finds a home in the Windy City. UFC officials recently stated that the winner...

Nov 1, 2012 5:46 am

GSP Gives Frankie Edgar #1 P4P Status Over Silva And Jones | UFC NEWS

If you had to rank the top three fighters in the UFC now in order, who are they? “No. 1 is Frankie Edgar; he’s the best pound-for-pound fighter we have.” Wait, he’s not even a champion. “He lost his fight to Benson Henderson only according to the judges. He was much stronger than Henderson.” OK,...

Aug 18, 2012 10:15 am

Edgar Happy To Help Nate Diaz Prepare For Benson Henderson Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Having spent 50-minutes of cage-time with the current champion, former champ, Frankie Edgar, has voiced his commitment to the Gracie family on Sherdog Radio and offered up assistance to the man who is next-in-line, Nate Diaz. Check out what Edgar had to say: “If Nate would need my help or would ask for my help,...

Aug 9, 2012 11:22 am

Frankie Edgar: Massive changes needed in rematch

By Evan Stoumbelis Lightweight #1 contender and former Lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar believes there are “massive changes” needed for his rematch with Ben Henderson this Saturday at UFC 150. Frankie said: “I think there’s massive changes that need to be made in every fight, whether you win it or lose it, but I...

May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...

Apr 27, 2012 5:05 pm

Henderson vs Edgar II set for UFC 150

By Evan Stoumbelis: Lightweight champ Ben Henderson now has a date set for his first title defense. His opponent…none other than the man he defeated to win the belt, Frankie Edgar. The rematch doesn’t come as a big surprise to fans, after Ben Henderson defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 144 in a thrilling fight, there...