Edgar has been near the top of the featherweight division for years now and is coming off a dominant victory over Yair Rodriguez at UFC 211 last May, and was supposed to be rewarded for that win with a title shot.
My initial reactions as I watched this fight were, okay Edgar is getting the best of Ortega using his speed and footwork.
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Speaking with Frankie Edgar, you can't help but get the feeling that he's sick of the way fighters are promoting themselves these days. You can read Edgar's responses from the interview below. So far we have seen former and current women's 135 lb. champions step up in weight only to be dismantled by a bigger more powerful Cris Cyborg. And when the fight does take place, who do you think is going to emerge from the bout victorious? So, this is the toughest fight of my career. "He lets his fighting do the talking and seems like a respectful, old-school kind of guy and you've gotta respect that". Dana White confirmed this at the post fight and told reporters that the fight will be made immediately as soon as Holloway is cleared.
"Saturday did not go as planned, congrats to Ortega he definitely got me with some good ones", Edgar said in his statement. All kids dream of their opponents and talk about it.
Edgar could have waited for a title fight that he'd already earned, yet he chose to remain on the UFC 222 card and opted to take on one of the sport's rising stars. "They know not to get me in trouble anymore".
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Rousey is now wrestling in WWE and Cyborg, who successfully defended her featherweight title on Saturday night (March 3) in Las Vegas, doubts that the two, who never fought in MMA competition, will face each other, either in the Octagon or in a ring.
I would consider moving up, especially now that I am 27 and I am just growing. Even though I'm a lot older than Frankie, he has taught me way more lessons in life than I could have ever taught him.
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