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Manager: Charles Oliveira -- not Frankie Edgar -- should get next title shot with win at UFC Fight Night 74

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight rising stars Charles Oliveira and Max Holloway will collide at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 74 event on Aug. 23, 2015 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The victor could be in lineShow More Summary

Frankie Edgar: UFC is milking Conor McGregor before they send him to slaughter against me

Can you dig the confidence? Frankie Edgar already took the first step in trying to cut in front of the championship line, taking it upon himself to ask Conor McGregor for a title shot immediately after "Notorious" claimed the interim...Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar confronted Conor McGregor after UFC 189 victory, asked to leapfrog Jose Aldo

After claiming the interim featherweight title by knocking out Chad Mendes in round two of their main event bout at UFC 189 last night (Sat., July 11, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada (see it), it's widely believed Conor McGregor will face...Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar talks getting snubbed on UFC 189 interim title shot

Frankie Edgar was ready to hijack UFC President Dana White’s airplane to campaign for a title shot after dominating Urijah Faber at UFC Fight Night 66. Unfortunately for the former lightweight champion, the path to the featherweight title has a few new twists.Filed under: (...)

UFC Hall of Fame Profile: BJ Penn

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing : FightNews.com

I’m a BJ Penn fan. As much as we’re supposed to be objective in this business, from the time I sat at Octagonside for his first fight against Joey Gilbert in 2001 to his final bout against Frankie Edgar in … Continue reading ? The post UFC Hall of Fame Profile: BJ Penn appeared first on Boxing News.

Frankie Edgar: Conor McGregor vs Chad Mendes is a No. 1 contender fight, not a title bout

"Early on when I heard that [Jose Aldo] was injured we threw our hat in and said, you know, we would be willing to step in. [The UFC] decided to go with Chad [Mendes] for that role. I think the explanation was that he was the number one contender, I was two at the time. Show More Summary

UFC 189: Lorenzo Fertitta explains why Chad Mendes was picked over Frankie Edgar for Conor McGregor fight

For Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) officials, it wasn't easy to determine who to go with as a back-up plan after Jose Aldo suffered a rib injury, one that ultimately canceled his much-anticipated featherweight title fight against...Show More Summary

Lorenzo Fertitta: Selecting Between Mendes and Edgar for UFC 189 Was a Coin Flip

When UFC officials selected Chad Mendes as the main event "Plan B" for UFC 189, Frankie Edgar fans—not to mention the man himself—felt a little short-changed. After all, the former lightweight champ is on a four-fight winning streak,...Show More Summary

Retired future Hall of Famer B.J. Penn talks about potential UFC comeback

One of the greatest to ever step foot inside the Octagon, B.J. Penn, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) after losing to Frankie Edgar via third-round technical knockout at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale on July 6, 2014. TheShow More Summary

UFC 189: Frankie Edgar unhappy with promotion's inconsistency in rankings-based title shots

Frankie Edgar wasn't too thrilled when he discovered that Chad Mendes was pegged as Jose Aldo's replacement if and when the Brazilian is unable to face Conor McGregor at the UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 11, 2015, due to a...Show More Summary

Money or Not, Chad Mendes Was All Over Replacement Duties

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Featherweights Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes each had very different reactions to the announcement that, if Aldo’s rib injury forbids him from fighting at UFC 189, Money Mendes would be the backup fighter...Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar 'Disappointed' He's Not the Reserve Guy for UFC 189

The UFC featherweight division is the most talent-rich weight class in the sport today. With numerous perennial contenders residing atop the division, the 145-pound title picture often resembles a thick fog. But with champion Jose Aldo...Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar 'disappointed' UFC chose Chad Mendes for UFC 189, 'Money' laughs and says 'haters gonna hate'

As of now, reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo will defend his 145-pound title against division No. 1 contender Conor McGregor -- despite an injured rib -- in the UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV)Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar 'disappointed' he didn't get call for UFC 189 standby duties

Champion Jose Aldo is still in, Chad Mendes is on standby, and Conor McGregor is preparing for two potential opponents. Frankie Edgar, meanwhile, is left “disappointed” on the sidelines.Filed under: Featured

Step aside Frankie Edgar, because Chad Mendes wants the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 189

Frankie Edgar may believe Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White owes him the next featherweight title shot, but "The Answer" isn't the only one who expects to be next in line. Chad Mendes -- who is sitting pretty at No. Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar: In Constant Pursuit of Championship Gold

Frankie Edgar has his sights set on featherweight gold, and it's a goal he's pursuing relentlessly. Since dropping down into 145-pound waters in 2012, the former lightweight champion has carved a path through the featherweight divisional ranks and has done so with what is perhaps the most impressive run of his career. Show More Summary

Urijah Faber Complains About ‘UFC Fight Night 65’ Result – Blames ‘Dead Time’ For Losing Manila Main Event

Back on Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Manila, Philippines, Frankie Edgar took on Urijah Faber in the main event at UFC Fight Night 65. After the dust of five rounds has settled, it was unanimously decided that Edgar won the fight. The stats...Show More Summary

Urijah Faber open to UFC trilogy fights against Dominick Cruz, Renan Barao

But, "California Kid" is still unsure if he will compete at 135 or 145 pounds next. Despite coming up short against Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 66 last month (watch video replay here) in a Featherweight contest, Urijah Faber still...Show More Summary

Charles Oliveira and the Looming Featherweight Shakeup

Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC The featherweight division is now more popular than ever. Thanks to the talent of men like Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, and Frankie Edgar, and of course, to the telegenic bravado of Conor McGregor, the weight class now stands as one of the most loved in the UFC. Show More Summary

UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 66

At UFC Fight Night 66, Frankie Edgar bested Urijah Faber to cement his place as next in line for a shot at the 145-pound championship. Edgar has now won four in a row since losing in a decision against Jose Aldo in his featherweight debut. Show More Summary

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