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Unfiltered Ep. 174: Frankie Edgar, Brian Ortega, & Rafael Natal

 

Frankie "The Answer" Edgar, and Rafael Natal, join Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale in-studio to talk about Frankie's UFC 222 co-main event bout against Brian Ortega, the back-and-forth between Frankie's team and Conor McGregor, why he decided to fight instead of waiting for Max Holloway and a title shot, and much more. Later, Brian "T-City" Ortega calls in and talks about the opportunity to step in and fight Frankie, the fight as a wrestling vs. jiu-jitsu bout, earning a title shot with a win over Frankie, Stephens vs. Emmett, and more. Plus, another installment of Matt's Move Minute featuring The Last Jedi.
Full Episode


Frankie wanted to stay on the UFC 222 card all along


Frankie on Brian Ortega and handling his jiu-jitsu


Frankie on Conor McGregor's UFC 222 involvement


Brian on how the fight with Frankie Edgar came to be


Brian on the wrestling vs. jiu-jitsu angle vs. Frankie Edgar


Brian on the Jeremy Stephens vs. Josh Emmett fight