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Thursday, Mar 09, 2017

UFC Announces Frankie Edgar – Yair Rodriguez Bout

Frankie Edgar (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

A compelling featherweight has been added to the line-up for UFC 211, as the promotion’s announced that former 155 champ Frankie Edgar will take on rising star, Yair Rodriguez.

Edgar (21-5-1) will be competing for the first time since November, when he earned a decision win over Jeremy Stephens. The renowned fighter has gone 4-1 in his last 5 bouts.

Rodriguez (10-1), meanwhile, stopped BJ Penn in his last fight, which took place in January. The highlight reel striker has gone 6-0 to date in the UFC.

UFC 211 will take place on May 13th in Dallas, Texas.

posted by FCF Staff @ 3:50 pm
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