‘See You All Soon’- Frankie Edgar Pens Emotional Message After UFC Fight Night Loss

Published 02/09/2021, 9:03 AM EST


‘The Answer’ Frankie Edgar suffered a brutal loss against Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night 184. ‘Sandman’ landed a flying knee within30 seconds of the co-main event bout.

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The shot was as perfect as one could have imagined, with the timing and the power catching Edgar completely off-guard and knocking him out cold subsequently.

It was evident Edgar didn’t have the answer to such a brilliantly placed shot. He acknowledged Sandhagen for his brilliant work and penned an emotional message for all of his fans across the world, vowing to make a stronger comeback to the Octagon rather than shying away.

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I’ve licked my wounds long enough, I’m home with my family and life is good,” wrote Edgar. “On Saturday I was as prepared for a fight as I could have been. Props to Cory Sandhagen he landed a perfectly timed and executed bomb on me, luckily I don’t really remember it much lol. This game can be a cruel bitch and Saturday night was just that but I ain’t panicked I been here before.

Thank you to my family, team, and friends who really are all one in the same for continually giving me the love and support it takes to be a fighter,” he further added, “The loyalty and unconditional love and guidance you all give me is truly unbelievable. I love you all more than you know. To my fans who always ride with me, I appreciate you all and you (make) this fun for me. Till the next time, see you all soon!

What’s next for Frankie Edgar?

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Edgar is a bonafide UFC Hall of Famer and has established his authority over 3 weight classes in the promotion. The former UFC lightweight champion moved down to the 135 lbs weight class from featherweight and defeated Pedro Munhoz in his first outing.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 06: Cory Sandhagen lands a flying knee to knock out Frankie Edgar in their bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 06, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Many believed Edgar to be a problem in the bantamweight division. He still certainly has the ability to trouble anybody as that shot from Sandhagen would have knocked any fighter out.

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Who should ‘The Answer’ fight next? Let us know your thoughts.

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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