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Max Holloway Set To Defend Title At UFC 240 Against Frankie Edgar

According to multiple sources, both Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar have verbally agreed to face off for the featherweight title at UFC 240 in Edmonton, Canada. This marks the third time that the UFC have tried to book a fight between ‘Blessed’ and ‘The Answer’, however, it fell through on the previous two occasions due to injury. Edgar was forced …

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Frankie Edgar Out Of UFC Denver As Korean Zombie Gets New Opponent

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)

Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has been forced to pull out of the main event of UFC Denver against Chan Sung Jung, aka ‘The Korean Zombie’ due to a bicep injury. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto first reported the news of Edgar’s injury also outlining that the UFC have already found a new opponent for Jung in the shape of featherweight prospect Yair …

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Brian Ortega Confirms He Was Compensated After UFC 226

Featherweight contender Brian Ortega has confirmed that he has been compensated by the UFC following his scrapped UFC 226 showdown with Max Holloway. UFC president Dana White found himself in the crosshairs once again when it emerged that he had refused to compensate the originally scheduled co-main event headliner Ortega following Max Holloway’s late withdrawal from their featherweight title clash. …

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Frankie Edgar Vs. Korean Zombie Confirmed For Nov. 10

The UFC’s 25th-anniversary show just confirmed an absolutely amazing headliner as Frankie Edgar meets Chan Sung Jung over five rounds. Edgar proved his mettle beyond all doubt when he bounced back from a brutal KO at the hands of 145lb-challenger Brian Ortega with a decision victory over Cub Swanson just a matter of weeks later. Frankie had never once been …

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Report: Frankie Edgar’s Comeback Fight Is Already On The Cards For UFC Atlantic City

According to reports made by MMAFighting, the former-lightweight champion of the world Frankie Edgar could be set for a potentially electric rematch of one of his signature wins. UFC 222’s main-event fixture between the top-ranked featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega may have been billed as a true stylisitical clash for the ages on paper, but when the octagon doors closed …

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Chael Sonnen Declares Brian Ortega As ‘The New Nick Diaz’ Following UFC 222 Win Over Frankie Edgar

Chael Sonnen wasn’t exactly convinced of Brian Ortega’s supposed dominance at last weekend’s UFC 222, but he was prepared to bestow upon him a pretty favourable comparison nonetheless. The UFC may well have another star on their hands, folks. A year ago, the name ‘Brian Ortega’ may not have been overly familiar to anyone but to those fully invested in the world …

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Watch: Frankie Edgar KO’ing Chad Mendes Back In 2015 – Full Fight

Ahead of his UFC 222 co-headliner against Brian Ortega, remind yourself of Frankie Edgar’s dominant first-round KO of Chad Mendes back in 2015. The longtime featherweight contender and former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faces a unique threat on Saturday night when he takes on the highly-dynamic submission wizard Brian Ortega. Although Edgar’s shot at the belt was set in …

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Why You Should Be Excited For This Weekend’s UFC 222

UFC 222 is a card that has been kind of overlooked due to the buzz that has been surrounding UFC 223 but upon closer inspection, you will see that there are more than a few reasons to tune in. It might seem as a non-factor, despite its position as the night’s main event, but Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino cannot afford to overlook the challenge …

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