Frankie Edgar says fight with Lamas makes sense on UFC 208

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  1. Nightmaree

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    Timestamped, logical fight to make. Frankie says Brooklyn makes sense or somewhere in March, possibly UFC 209 card

    Also the fights i would do in FW division:
    Stephens vs Bektic
    Swanson vs Bermudez/KZ winner
    Charles Oliveira vs Brian Ortega (assuming Oliveira stays at FW)
    Barao vs Fili
    Doo Ho Choi vs Diego Rivas
     
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    BW makes sense. He needs to drop and win the belt. Edgar vs Cruz would be amazing.
     
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    Yes. I love this matchup. After this win or lose, drop to 135 Frankie!
     
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    If Aldo moves up Frankie could be 145 champ
     
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    Edgar vs Dom, Killashaw, Lineker, or Rivera would be money.
     
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  6. Nightmaree

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    Cruz has a lined up contenders in his own division: Cody, TJ/Lineker winner, Rivera/Caraway winner. Edgar never made 135 and i don't think UFC will give him another free title shot. If he wants BW, he shold fight at least once there to prove that he can make weight
     
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    Max is there to stay dude. I don't see Frankie beating Holloway anyway.
     
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    It's a good fight but I don't see the point tbh, Frankie will never get another shot at Aldo.
     
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    he may get the shot against Max though, if Max beats Aldo
     
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    Frankie is easily going to run through everyone in the division not named Aldo
     
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    He's gettin old dude
    The new gen will surpass him soon
     
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    Holloway picks apart Frankie like Aldo did imo.

    Frankie has a better chance at winning the 135 belt imo.
     
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    If Aldo loses to Holloway, Edgar could be 145 champ. Lots of possibilities for these elite fighters but when it comes to the best, I believe things also become unpredictable.
     
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    I'll take your word for it, since his only bona fide loss has been to Aldo.
     
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    choi vs rivas? nah. give choi a name coming off a loss who he can easily beat.

    Alex Caceres.
     
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    or maybe Myles Jury, Dennis Siver, or Guida
     
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    Edgar is getting up there in age. He would need to fight Max RIGHT NOW before its too late.

    ... and it might be too late.

    In a post USADA age ... I don't expect too many fighters being champs in their late 30s.
    Romero might soon ... but still ... not many.
     
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    Didn't say he would for sure, but it at least opens some possibilities for him, he isn't gonna get another Aldo fight
     
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    I'd rather see Swanson avenge his loss to Lamas TBH.
     
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    145 is getting interesting with new prospects like Ortega, Choi, and Becktic. Plus you throw Korean Zombie and Chad Mendes in the equation for a title in a year then things get spiced up again. Plus we still have to see about BJ/Rodriguez and possibly Barao if he stops beating cans and starts facing contenders again. Remember he never fought Dom Cruz.
     

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