Home Tag Archives: Frankie Edgar (page 6)

Tag Archives: Frankie Edgar

Camp Edgar Member Puts ‘Fraud’ Conor McGregor On Blast

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 11: Frankie Edgar reacts to his victory over Chad Mendes in their featherweight bout during the TUF Finale event inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on December 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Not for the first time, Frankie Edgar’s boxing coach has taken shots at Conor McGregor, but the ferocity on this occasion has reached fever pitch. Perhaps aggrieved at his charge not getting his due attention despite co-main eventing UFC 200, Mark Henry took his chance when speaking to MMAJunkie Radio to attempt to eviscerate the Irishman’s achievements and his present conduct. …

Read More »

Video: Promotion For UFC 200 Is Well Under Way

The first episode of the UFC 200 tour has been released, and it includes Frankie Edgar, Jose Aldo, Cain Velasquez, Travis Browne, Amanda Nunes, Miesha Tate and  new headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. UFC Embedded has become an integral part of the build up to big UFC PPV cards and it gives us a remarkable insight into life behind the …

Read More »

Aldo Doesn’t Hold Back In Harsh Comments For McGregor

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 24: Jose Aldo Jr weighs in during the UFC 179 weigh-in at Maracanazinho on October 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

With the media pendulum in full swing during the week, there has been a plethora of insults and jabs thrown between fighters as many side plots have escalated while we slowly but surely approach ever closer to international fight week. Now that the most recent media run has come to an end with last nights UFC 200 presser in New York, we …

Read More »

UFC 200 Conference: Dana White, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar Had Plenty To Say About Conor McGregor

Yet again, proceedings for UFC 200 were overshadowed by a man conspicuous by his absence in Conor McGregor. The event’s second press conference, in Madison Square Garden, saw new headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier join a who’s who of top fighters, with the likes of Frankie Edgar, Jose Aldo, Miesha Tate and Cain Velasquez in tow. Regardless, many questions surrounded …

Read More »

Urijah Faber Explains How Conor McGregor Is Part Of His Plans After Bantamweight Title Fight

Urijah Faber has an absolutely huge fight ahead of him on June 4th, but the former WEC featherweight champion is hoping that his rubber-match with Dominick Cruz will be followed up by an even bigger showdown, with Ireland’s Conor McGregor. In February, Faber’s teammate Cody Garbrandt told Submission Radio that he could envisage the 36-year-old walking away from the sport …

Read More »

UFC Announce Date And Venue For First Ever Event in New York

After years of campaigning for the legalisation of MMA in New York, a date has finally been set for the UFC’s first ever event in the Empire State. UFC confirmed on Twitter today that November 12th will be the date the promotion visits New York, with Madison Square Garden the venue set to host the event. Hey @TheGarden: Let’s do …

Read More »

Rafael Dos Anjos Doesn’t See A Featherweight Future For Conor McGregor

Dana White seems certain about Conor McGregor’s eventual return to featherweight, but he is among a dwindling few. Shortly after it was announced that McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 would headline July’s massive UFC 200 Pay-per-view event, which will also feature a rematch between Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight belt, the promotion’s president told SportsCenter that …

Read More »

What Does the Interim Belt Mean in The UFC Today?

Conor McGregor Interim belt title

Interim belts… what are they and do they mean anything? Originally introduced to keep a division moving along as the champ was unable to compete for an extended period of time, they have somewhat lost their value and meaning over time as their usage has been abused to facilitate the commercial needs of the UFC. The interim belt has become …

Read More »

Conor McGregor’s Manager Explains Why ‘The Notorious’ Will Go Back To Featherweight

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor is shown in the Octagon before his featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Despite Dana White’s insistence that Conor McGregor will return to featherweight in the aftermath of his welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200, many continue to doubt that the Irishman will ever defend the belt that he ripped from Jose Aldo’s grasp last December. Over the last few days, a pair of highly-ranked featherweight contenders have expressed their skepticism …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Jose Aldo Slings A Serious Accusation In Conor McGregor’s Direction

Not content with merely talking trash, Nate Diaz threw some serious accusations around during the brief but explosive build-up to his March 5th encounter with Conor McGregor. The opinionated Stockton fighter drew an enraged response from McGregor at a pre-fight press conference in Torrance, California when he accused the featherweight champion of being a steroid user. “Not me. Not me” …

Read More »