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Frankie Edgar        

Former UFC Lightweight Champion

Frankie Edgar is a mixed martial artist who competes as a Featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is a former UFC Lightweight Champion. In 2017, Edgar was ranked as the #2 featherweight fighter.

Edgar began competing in mixed martial arts as a wrestler in high school where he competed in the NHSCA Senior Nationals, placing second.

He continued wrestling at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, where he qualified for the nationals all four years there.

As a professional competitor, as a featherweight in the UFC, he holds notable victories over former world champions Sean Sherk, Hermes França, B.J. Penn (x3), Urijah Faber as well as top featherweight contender Chad Mendes.

Edgar is also an assistant coach for the Rutgers University wrestling team.

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Frankie Edgar to wrestle in Grapple at the Garden 2 - Newsday

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