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  1. Morning Report: Frankie Edgar says UFC would give Conor McGregor a...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | MMAFighting.com

    ... convinced he'll get to face either any time soon. Fresh off a dominant, fifth-round submission victory over Cub Swanson in Austin on Nov. 22, Edgar believes he's earned another shot at Aldo. "I just beat the guy that was promised a title shot, the ...

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  2. TUF 20 Finale: Slick Submission Ace Charles Oliveira In Tough Against Hard-Hitting Jeremy StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Rant MMA

    ... to the featherweight ranks; those setbacks have come against elite competition in the forms of Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson . Oliveira is currently ranked No. 14 in the division. "Do Bronx" had been slated to have a rematch at Fight Night 50 in ...

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  3. TUF 20 Finale notes: Jeremy Stephens confident vs. Charles Oliveira...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | MMAFighting.com

    ... him. I've got the power." Stephens (23-10) is coming off a tough, five-round unanimous decision loss to Cub Swanson in June, A win there would have put him in the 145-pound title discussion. Instead, he'll have to work his way back up starting with ...

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  4. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale fight card: Jeremy Stephens vs Charles Oliveira fight previewRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | MMA Mania

    ... down to featherweight. Since then, he's won three of his last four, with his sole loss coming to top contender Cub Swanson in a five-round war. On the other hand, Oliveira is still struggling to find consistency inside the Octagon, regardless of ...

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  5. UFC 181 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into TUF20 Finale, UFC on Fox 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | BleacherReport

    ... opponents with his haymakers. Unfortunately, his opportunity to vault into title contention at the expense of Cub Swanson was wasted. Theoretically, this should be a slam-dunk for Stephens. Oliveira's below-average wrestling and mediocre striking ...

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  6. Travis Browne Looking To Get Back Into Title Contention At UFC 181Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Rant MMA

    ... Fighting along with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contenders including Donald Cerrone , Cub Swanson , Diego Sanchez , John Dodson , Tim Kennedy and many more. He also trains out of Alliance MMA , another prestigious gym with many ...

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  7. Aldo, Edgar, and McGregor: Have Your Cake And Eat It TooRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | BloodyElbow

    One of the biggest questions in MMA as of late has been whether Frankie Edgar or Conor McGregor will be the next challenger for featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo's championship belt. "The Answer" absolutely dominated the resurgent Cub Swanson en route to a fifth round submission win in what was easily one of the most impressive performances of his already Hall of Fame-worthy career.

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  8. Conor McGregor Rips Frankie Edgar on Twitter, Calls for Next Shot at Jose AldoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | BleacherReport

    UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor believes he should get the title shot at 145 pounds based on his ability to sell tickets, and he didn't mind sharing that sentiment with fellow contender Frankie Edgar . Edgar, a former UFC lightweight champion who lost to featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo at UFC 156 in February 2013, has many pundits calling for a rematch after he decimated Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 last Saturday.

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  9. Tweets of the Day: Conor McGregor or Frankie Edgar, who deserves the next UFC title shot?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | BloodyElbow

    Shortly after his dominant win over Cub Swanson , Frankie Edgar took to twitter to state his case for a rematch against Jose Aldo . He referenced nearing a UFC record and linked to an online poll that showed slightly more voters wanted to see him get the next title shot over Conor McGregor: By my next fight I will have more time in the @ufc octagon than anyone else including gsp and bj.

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  10. Pic: Even Russia thinks Frankie Edgar is a more worthy title contender than Conor McGregorRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight contender Frankie Edgar, who blew the doors off No. 2-ranked Cub Swanson earlier this month in Austin, Texas , argued his case for a crack at the 145-pound title by posting a UFC poll that had the mixed martial arts favoring him over Irish sensation Conor McGregor.

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  11. UFC poll: Fans pick Frankie Edgar over Conor McGregor for next title shot against Jose AldoRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | MMA Mania

    ... people a title shot, but the No. 2-ranked featherweight is not taking any chances. Immediately after submitting Cub Swanson late in the fifth round, Edgar said he hoped to have earned a title shot against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. In ...

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  12. Fightweets: Conor McGregor, Frankie Edgar, and the case for a shot at Jose Aldo's titleRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | MMAFighting.com

    The MMA world is taking a bit of a pause for a Thanksgiving break. But it didn't do so before a fresh controversy was tossed onto the plate: In the wake of Frankie Edgar's dominant performance against Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, who deserves the next shot at Jose Aldo's UFC featherweight title? But that, of course, is only how we'd look at things if mixed martial arts was purely sport, and the "business" part of the "fight business" wasn't factored into things.

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  13. Latest UFC/MMA rankings (featherweight), Nov. 2014: Edgar and McGregor climb 145-pound chartsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | MMA Mania

    ... mixed martial arts (MMA) feather in his cap thanks to his record-setting submission over former No. 1 contender, Cub Swanson , at UFC Fight Night 57 ( watch video highlights here ). With division champion Jose Aldo fresh off another big, albeit ...

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  14. Dan Hardy column: Last weekend's main event between Frankie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Independent

    ... but showed grit and courage with their performances. The main event bout between Frankie 'The Answer' Edgar and Cub Swanson, however, made up for my disappointment. Edgar often flies under the radar when we are talking about the greatest fighters ...

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  15. SB Nation featherweight rankings: Frankie Edgar is moving on upRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | MMAFighting.com

    ... challenge for titles in three different weight classes, made his case with a superlative performance against Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57. An aggressive Edgar dominated Swanson from bell-to-bell and got the submission win at 4:56 of the final ...

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  16. Matt Brown: 'What the F--k Has Conor [McGregor] Done' to Get a Title Shot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | BleacherReport

    ... Edgar, a former UFC lightweight champion, is coming off a stellar performance against fellow 145-pound contender Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday Although "The Answer" dropped a decision to featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 156 in ...

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  17. Matt Brown on next 145-pound title shot: What the f**k has Conor done ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | BloodyElbow

    Although Frankie Edgar looked phenomenal in his main event match-up against Cub Swanson , hardly any fans or pundits anticipated the victory would warrant a title shot ahead of the potentially lucrative encounter between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. Coming into the fight against a touted striker and potential title challenger, Edgar dominated the majority of the match-up and displayed a wide range of his trademark tactics, including the strategic ground and pound that he used to batter and bruise Swanson throughout the fight.

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  18. UFC Austin Fight Motion Video: All the Action in Super Slo-MoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | MMA Weekly

    Check out all the action from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson from Austin, Texas, where former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar ended Cub Swanson 's run towards a featherweight title shot.

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  19. Conor McGregor's Style Likely To Trump Frankie Edgar's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Rant MMA

    Of all the winners at this past weekend's UFC Fight Night 57 event, the biggest beneficiary was likely a fighter who didn't even compete on the Austin, Texas card. Irish star Conor McGregor now likely controls his own featherweight title destiny thanks to Frankie Edgar routing Cub Swanson in the main event clash.

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  20. 5 Potential Opponents For Cub Swanson After Loss At Ufc FN 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Rant MMA

    Cub Swanson was on a tear in the UFC's featherweight division; he was riding a six-fight win streak and was one win away from a shot at UFC gold. However, at UFC FN 57, he was dominated for five rounds and lost via submission in the dying seconds of the fight to Frankie Edgar.

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