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Manager Hopes To See Frankie Edgar Retirement Fight In MSG This Year

Dominance MMA Management CEO Ali Abdelaziz believes that former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar should say farewell to the sport after one more fight. Edgar, who has entered the Octagon 29 times across a 15-year stint in the promotion, has gone 1-4 in his last five appearances. After back-to-back losses to Max Holloway and “The Korean Zombie” at featherweight, Edgar turned his attention to bantamweight in 2020.
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‘So far, so good’ - Frankie Edgar recovering from recent back surgery

Frankie Edgar has once again undergone surgery. The former UFC lightweight champion, two-time featherweight title challenger, and current bantamweight is on the mend after a microdiscectomy, which removes a portion of the intervertebral disc to relieve pressure on the spinal nerve column. Edgar discussed his recovery on his “Champ and The Tramp” podcast.

Frankie Edgar Details Recovery Following Back, Hip Surgeries

UFC bantamweight Frankie Edgar had quite the eventful aftermath to his disappointing loss to Marlon Vera at UFC 268. Just days after the knockout defeat, Edgar underwent surgery to remove part of a bulging disc in his lower spine. The surgery was successful but requires quite a lengthy recovery process.

Former UFC champ Frankie Edgar undergoes back surgery ahead of 2022 return

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is not ready to retire from combat sports despite a dreadful 1-4 run dating back to summer 2019, which includes consecutive knockout losses in his last two fights. Perhaps “The Answer” to his recent struggles is back surgery. Edgar underwent a microdiscectomy earlier this...

Frankie Edgar gives health update following back and hip surgery

Former UFC champion Frankie Edgar is on the mend. According to MMA Junkie, Edgar underwent a microdiscectomy which “was intended to remove part or all of a bulging or herniated disc in the lower spine.”. He gave fans an update on that procedure on his “Champ and The Tramp”...

Chael Sonnen reacts after Frankie Edgar suffers KO loss to Marlon Vera at UFC 268

MMA analyst Chael Sonnen reacted after former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered a KO loss to Marlon Vera at UFC 268. Edgar fought Vera on the main card of last Saturday’s UFC 268 pay-per-view event. The first round saw Edgar control Vera with his wrestling and take it, while the second round saw Edgar do some more work with his grappling before Vera came back to steal it late. Two of the judges had the fight 1-1 and another had it 2-0 for Edgar heading into the third and final round, but the judges were taken out of the equation when Vera connected on a brutal front kick and knocked Edgar out late in the third stanza.
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Frankie Edgar criticizes UFC 268 referee over ‘early stoppage’ in loss to Marlon Vera

Frankie Edgar wanted more time to work at UFC 268. This past Saturday’s event at Madison Square Garden saw Edgar lose by knockout to Marlon Vera, the third time in Edgar’s past four fights that he’s been finished via strikes. The stoppage officially came at 3:50 of Round 3, and Edgar wasn’t pleased with referee Todd Anderson waving off the bout when he did.

Frankie Edgar Isn’t “Ready” To Commit To Retirement Yet

Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar isn’t ready to make a decision on his future in MMA. However, for the first time in his career, he isn’t thinking about his next fight. Edgar suffered his second devastating knockout loss of the year at UFC 268 last weekend. Inside Madison Square...

Frankie Edgar believes referee stopped fight too early against Marlon Vera at UFC 268

UFC bantamweight contender Frankie Edgar believes that the referee stopped his fight too early against Marlon Vera at UFC 268. Edgar suffered a brutal third-round knockout loss when Vera connected on a brutal front kick to the jaw that sat Edgar down to the mat. However, when speaking on the Champ and The Tramp podcast, Edgar admitted that he feels referee Todd Anderson stopped the fight too early. As far as Edgar goes, he was still in the fight, and when he looks at some of the other fights at UFC 268 that weren’t stopped, he was unhappy the referee did so.

Frankie Edgar after UFC 268: ‘When I do retire, I’m never coming back’

Frankie Edgar plans on committing to retirement when that day comes, but he isn’t sure UFC 268 was his last rodeo. “The Answer” suffered a third round technical knockout loss to Vera (full recap here) at UFC 268, which took place inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., on Sat., Nov 6, 2021. In a recent podcast episode, Edgar did not have a concrete decision when it came to hanging up his gloves.

Frankie Edgar doesn’t want to be done, but retirement not off the table

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered his back-to-back knockout loss at UFC 268 and there’s discussion about whether the 40-year old should retire. On episode 100 of Edgar’s Champ and the Tramp podcast, Edgar discussed his knockout loss to Marlon Vera and addressed the possibility to retirement. “I lost...