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Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes staredown pic from TUF Finale press conference

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will face off against two-time title contender Chad Mendes in the featherweight main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22, locked and loaded for the FOX Sports 1 network this Friday night (Dec. 11, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“The Answer” came face-to-face with “Money” at the conclusion of Wednesday’s joint press conference, featuring the cast and crew of the UFC 194: “Aldo vs. McGregor” pay-per-view (PPV) event on Saturday night (Dec. 12, 2015), also in “Sin City.”

To check out the full TUF 22 Finale and UFC 194 press conference video replay click here.

It’s a risky fight for Edgar (19-4-1), who won four straight after coming up short in his bid to become featherweight champion at UFC 156, but he doesn’t have much choice. Reigning division kingpin Jose Aldo is already booked to settle his score with interim titleholder Conor McGregor on Saturday.

As for Mendes?

“Money” (17-3) was defeated by the aforementioned Irishman back in July, but appears to be getting a free pass after taking the fight on just two weeks notice. Outside of UFC 189 — and a pair of losses to “Junior” — Mendes has pretty much ruled ….View original article

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