Exclusive: Challenger Frankie Edgar Training to Fight José Aldo at UFC 156

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Frankie Edgar desceu de categoria para enfrentar Aldo. Foto: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LCC via Getty Images

Frankie Edgar dropped a weight class to face Aldo. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LCC via Getty Images)

The challenger to the UFC featherweight belt, Frankie Edgar spoke with GRACIEMAG.com about training the battle he has ahead of him on Saturday at UFC 156. At the Las Vegas event, Edgar will have across the octagon from him the champion José Aldo (21w, 1l), who hasn’t lost since 2005.

Edgar (15w, 3l, 1d), who does his grappling under the guidance Ricardo “Cachorrão” Almeida in New Jersey, spoke a bit about his strategy, as well as the previous fight scheduled between the two but canceled in 2012. Check out what he and Coach Ricardo Almeida have to say:

UFC 156
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb. 2, 2013

José Aldo vs Frankie Edgar

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