Originally posted by 49erfeeeever808:
isn't Faber naturally 145? or is trying to avoid fighting his teammate? (Mendez)
He has fought at both 135 and 145. Edgar said in an interview he didn't want to go to 135, he wanted it at 145 but was possibly open to a catch weight (140?). Faber should have just went up to 145, it's less of a weight cut and a win over Frankie puts him in a good spot for a title shot at 135 even if he win came in a higher weight class. A loss to Frankie doesn't hurt Uriah that much IMO.
Originally posted by LaMichaelJeff:
looks like the Penn/Edgar rematch will be at lightweight via an interview from Edgar. I hope not...
Sounds like 145 to me, perhaps you misunderstood ?
"I was willing to do it against Urijah [Faber], it would have been a good show, I just didn't want to go all the way down to 135. I thought maybe possibly get it at a catchweight or at 145," Edgar said in an interview with BleacherReport.com. "I guess Dana was milling that around, and somehow or another B.J. called him and said he wanted to fight [Benson] Henderson because he eventually wants to get to me, so Dana saw the opportunity to make it bigger with both coaches at 145 and it kind of works out that way."
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