Henderson vs. Edgar: 5 Fights for Frankie Edgar to Take Next

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Henderson vs. Edgar: 5 Fights for Frankie Edgar to Take Next
Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

Frankie Edgar's rise to stardom started when he knocked off B.J. Penn to become the UFC lightweight champion. He then continued his rise as the top UFC lightweight by defeating Penn for a second time, followed by back-to-back fights with Gray Maynard.

The first fight with Maynard ended in a controversial draw, but the second matchup was much more decisive, as Edgar finished Maynard with a fourth-round knockout.

Edgar has always came to fight and has always looked impressive in rematches. It was no different last night at UFC 150.

That's why it was shocking to me to hear that Benson Henderson was still the UFC lightweight champion.

According to MMA Weekly (via Yahoo! Sports), Dana White said that Nate Diaz is next in line for a shot at the lightweight championship, so what does that leave for Edgar?

Here are five bouts that former champion Frankie Edgar could have next.

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