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Frankie Edgar’s Team Fire Lengthy Response At McGregor Following Comeback Post

Following Conor McGregor’s long-awaited statement that confirmed his eventual return to the UFC octagon, the team of perennial contender Frankie Edgar fired back with a strongly worded response. The MMA world was turned on its head by a certain Irishman once again yesterday evening as the absentee UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor announced to the world that he is set …

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Two New Main Events As UFC 222 Card Is Saved

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Frankie Edgar reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Following injury to Max Holloway, there were concerns that UFC 222 may be struggling to find a new main event. The Hawaiian fighter was due to throw down with Frankie Edgar with the featherweight title on the line. Dana White and Co. were clearly under pressure to find a new scrap to head up the card, with fighters such as …

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Two Former Champions Could Face Off To Save UFC 222

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: (L-R) Cody Garbrandt kicks Dominick Cruz in their UFC bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

UFC 222 was one of the most anticipated cards of 2017, as Max Holloway was set to defend his featherweight crown against Frankie Edgar. However, a leg injury to the Hawaiian put pay to the contest for a second consecutive occasion. This has left the promotion with a serious headache, as they attempt to find another headline bout rather than …

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Max Holloway Vs. Frankie Edgar Has Been Rebooked

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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José Aldo Talks Injury Excuses & Regaining His Featherweight Crown

The former two-time featherweight champion of the world has spoken in-depth about his upcoming opponent Max Holloway, injury-excuses and his drive to regain his title. UFC 218’s headlining bout was originally scheduled to include a featherweight title bout between defending champ Max Holloway and the long-time top contender Frankie Edgar but following the news that the challenger sustained an injury …

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