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Frankie Edgar Gives His Pick for Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II at UFC 219

Frankie Edgar Gives His Pick for Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II at UFC 219.

Frankie Edgar had to pull out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218, but a rematch against Jose Aldo isn’t bad at all for a late replacement. Of course, Edgar would rather it be him, but a…

“I THINK [MAX] HOLLOWAY IS GOING TO GET IT DONE, BUT [JOSE] ALDO IS ALWAYS DANGEROUS, SO YOU NEVER KNOW. YEAH, FOR SURE I GOT A MESSAGE FOR THE WINNER. I’M COMING FOR THAT BELT MAN. I’VE NOT CHANGED MY GOALS. I WANT TO BECOME A TWO WEIGHT CHAMPION AND I KNOW I’M CLOSE TO IT. I’M JUST GOING TO GET BACK FIT AND GET IT DONE. […] I THINK [MAX HOLLOWAY] UNDERSTANDS THAT IT WAS SOMETHING OUT OF MY HANDS. I THINK HE UNDERSTANDS THAT AND I’M NOT ONE TO EVER BACK OUT OF ANYTHING. I’VE BEEN WANTING THIS SHOT FOR A VERY LONG TIME SO IF ANYONE IS UPSET ABOUT IT, IT’S GOING TO BE MYSELF. I KNEW IT WAS GOING TO BE ONE OF THOSE GUYS. I DON’T KNOW HOW THEY COME TO THEIR DECISIONS, BUT NO, I WASN’T REALLY SURPRISED THAT THEY PICKED ALDO. FOR SURE, IT MAKES MORE SENSE THAT I FIGHT HOLLOWAY. THOSE GUYS WILL FIGURE IT THOUGH. WHEN THEY FOUGHT LAST TIME I SAID THEY WOULD FIGURE IT OUT AND THAT THE TRUE CHAMP WOULD COME OUT. I KNOW I’LL FIGHT THE WINNER.”

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