The nature of his loss to Conor McGregor and the presence of Frankie Edgar gives the Brazilian little upon which to stand, writes Andreas Hale.
Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is willing to do whatever it takes just to get a shot at featherweight champion Conor McGregor.
Frankie Edgar wants and deserves, in the opinion of most, a UFC featherweight title shot. Unfortunately, he’s at the mercy of champion Conor McGregor.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos
It was somewhat overlooked under the pile of abuse Conor McGregor hurled on current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos earlier this week during a UFC 197 press conference, but the Irishman trashed fellow two-division competitor...Show More Summary
All the wins in the world couldn't earn Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Frankie Edgar a title shot in the 145-pound division. Not when you have Conor McGregor calling the shots. The current featherweightShow More Summary
As the gold standard for New Jersey MMA, former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight contender Frankie Edgar’s words hold a lot of weight, especially in the Garden State. .. Click here for more at UFC.com.... UFC … Continue reading ? The post Frankie Edgar inspiring Rivera in search of UFC glory appeared first on Boxing News.
It's hard to imagine a UFC without Conor McGregor. In just three short years, the Irishman has rewritten all the rules, backing up his never-ending trash talk with performances we won't soon forget. Along the way, he's become one ofShow More Summary
(via Penn's Instagram) Let's cut right to the chase. Despite not scoring a win since 2010, having his soul stolen by Frankie Edgar in his last octagon appearance, and admitting that he "shouldn't have come back" before emotionally retiring for realsies in the evening's post-fight press conference, BJ Penn...wants to come back. Show More Summary
Mark Henry, coach for UFC star Frankie Edgar, has launched a staggering attack on featherweight champion Conor McGregor for fighting opponents who are smaller than him. After beating Jose Aldo at UFC 194, McGregor clinched the featherweight...Show More Summary
"The Answer" has been left with no answers following McGregor's move up to the lightweight division. No. 1-ranked UFC Featherweight contender Frankie Edgar has seen his heart ripped out multiple times and thrown in a blender. That'sShow More Summary
Much to the chagrin of Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor got his wish and will get the chance to vie for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight title, as he is set to face division ruler, Rafael dos Anjos, in the main event...Show More Summary
"Okay, it's so funny people write stories about this. Mama's hurting for stories. I believe it was the day before Christmas Eve, and Ali's like, ‘brother, you need to do a Q&A, you need to do a Q&A.' I said, I don't feel like doing it. Show More Summary
According to UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar, there was a time the once-lightweight champion considered dropping down to featherweight and becoming champion in two weight classes. The UFC put the kibosh on that, but not, apparently,...Show More Summary
Frankie Edgar can recall when he was Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion, asking his bosses if he could fight to win a second belt at featherweight. “They wouldn’t allow me to do that,” Edgar said Friday. The rules are different now for Conor McGregor, the newly crowned featherweight...
Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is irate about the possibility that he would once again be passed over for a world title shot.
PISSED! Despite the global consensus that Frankie Edgar was next in line for a 145-pound title shot, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is entertaining Conor McGregor's request to put his featherweight title into storage in order to try his luck at 155 pounds. Show More Summary
Frankie Edgar was "promised" first dibs against newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Conor McGregor after knocking out Chad Mendes in the very first round at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale (see...Show More Summary
It seemed strange. Frankie Edgar saying he was going to "kill the king" and "take his soul" in reference to recently crowned featherweight Conor McGregor? Whatever happened to "I don't shit talk Conor, even though he kind of invites it himself"? It just didn't sound like "The Answer" we've all known during his nine years in UFC. Show More Summary
"The Answer" is wasting no time campaigning for a title shot against "Notorious" in the new year. You can't fault former UFC Lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, for taking it upon himself to spit some game in order to catch Conor McGregor's attention. "The Answer" has lost just once since dropping to the 145-pound division in Feb. Show More Summary
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Since starching Chad Mendes earlier this month, Frankie Edgar has rightfully earned himself a crack at the newly-crowned featherweight king of the UFC, Conor McGregor. But, with McGregor's camp and theShow More Summary