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Frankie Edgar: UFC isn’t giving me any play for my Chad Mendes fight at TUF 22 Finale

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And it’s all because of a certain Irishman.

Perhaps the only problem with the upcoming featherweight scrap between Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes is the timing.

“The Answer” is set to duke it out against “Money” this Friday (Dec. 11, 2015) in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada (details here).

That’s one day before Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor finally settle their score at UFC 194, also in “Sin City,” which means all the promotional muscle is going behind that title unification fight, leaving Edgar and Mendes out in the cold, so to speak.

As Frankie recently told FOX Sports, the UFC isn’t give his bout any play. In fact, they haven’t for quite some time, and it’s all because Conor-mania is out of control.

This week, especially.

“The only way I’m going to get myself any notice at all is by my performance. The UFC is definitely not going to give us any play,” said Edgar.

“It’s all about Aldo and McGregor, I’m not a dummy. It’s kind of been that way for a while. I’ve got to let my performance speak for my case,” said the former lightweight champion, who argues that ….View original article

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