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Max Holloway Vs. Frankie Edgar Has Been Rebooked

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 2: Max Holloway stands in the Octagon prior to his bout against Jose Aldo during the UFC 218 event at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Max Holloway will make his second defence of the UFC featherweight title against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 222 in Las Vegas on March 3rd.  MMAJunkie reported the news on Monday evening, quoting a source “with knowledge of the situation” who wished to remain anonymous, but the UFC has since confirmed the booking. #UFC222 …

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Twitter: Cub Swanson Fires Back At Dismissive Frankie Edgar

During an interview with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar argued that he should be the first man to get a crack at newly crowned UFC featherweight king Max Holloway. Dismissing the credentials of another top-candidate, Cub Swanson, Edgar made a compelling case. However, Swanson has since hit back at ‘The …

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Frankie Edgar Makes Compelling Case For First Shot At New Champ Max Holloway

DALLAS, TX - MAY 13: Frankie Edgar celebrates his victory over Yair Rodriguez in their featherweight fight during the UFC 211 event at the American Airlines Center on May 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Following his win over Jose Aldo on Saturday night in Rio, new UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was bombarded with questions about what’s next. Some in the media tempted the Hawaiian to issue a call-out to former foe and current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. While others on social media played matchmaker, suggesting bouts with lightweights Tony Ferguson and Nate …

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Why The Interim UFC Title ‘Means Nothing’ To Jose Aldo

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 25: Jose Aldo of Brazil celebrates after his unanimous-decision victory over Chad Mendes fo the United States in their featherweight championship bout during the UFC 179 event at Maracanazinho on October 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Jose Aldo has been more vocal since his loss to Conor McGregor, than he ever was as a champion for the last six years. From spitting a tirade of abuse towards McGregor and the UFC brass to voicing his opinion on the UFC putting business decisions ahead of matchmaking decisions. In his latest chirp, Aldo has told MMAFighting.com that he holds no …

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UFC 200: Aldo To Fight Edgar For Interim Featherweight Title

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 25: Jose Aldo of Brazil looks on in his featherweight championship bout against Chad Mendes of the United States during the UFC 179 event at Maracanazinho on October 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

With Conor McGregor set to fight Nate Diaz again at UFC 200, the UFC brass have decided that the Irishman cannot hold up the featherweight division any longer. While Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar are to fight for an interim title and not the undisputed title, this will send a message to McGregor that his absence is noted. Edgar v …

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Team Frankie Edgar Launch A Full-On Assault Against Conor McGregor

In the wake of their respective victories over the course of a massive weekend back in December, it seemed as though Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar were on a collision course. Much to Frankie’s frustration, however, their paths have diverged due to the Irishman’s insane ambition and more recently his desire for revenge. Or, depending on who you listen to, …

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