Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered what could be the most brutal loss of his career at UFC 268 last November. It was a front kick knockout at the hands of Marlon Vera, which if you’re a fan of “The Answer,” probably left a sting that lasted for a good few days.

But even after that devastating defeat, Edgar still refused to entertain retirement.

“I know I got a lot left to give to this sport in many ways,” he said days after UFC 268. “My spirit doesn’t want to be done. That’s for sure. I feel I can still do this at a high level. I was doing it at a high level two nights ago. And I got caught with a good shot.”

The tides seemed to have turned the other direction recently. TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter recently posted this tweet, highlighting a conversation he supposedly had with Edgar’s manager Ali Abdelaziz.

Edgar, who turns 41 this October, is currently on a two-fight skid, both of which ended via highlight reel KOs. He holds a record of 24-10-1.

UFC 281 is set to take place on November 12.


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