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Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018

UFC FN 128: Frankie Edgar Tweets Out Clarification on Sparring Sessions, Following Stoppage Defeat

Frankie Edgar (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Recently Frankie Edgar defended his decision to take a quick, turnaround bout against Cub Swanson, but now the former lightweight champ has clarified how intense his sparring sessions have been.

Edgar has agreed to fight Swanson on April 21st, despite the fact he was stopped by Brian Ortega earlier this month on March 3rd. The decision has been questioned by some, who wonder whether the 36 year-old should be fighting so soon, after incurring what was officially recorded as a knockout loss.

During a recent interview on “The MMA Hour“, Edgar claimed he did not go unconscious in the loss, and that he was only stunned. He also reported that he has been sparring in advance of his bout with Swanson.

But, since then, the legend tweeted out this clarification:

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:56 am
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