Frankie Edgar Issues First Statement Following KO Loss to Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 18

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Fans of Frankie Edgar can rest assured that he isn’t done fighting just quite yet.

Frankie Edgar issued a statement Monday following his first-round knockout loss to Cory Sandhagen that took place in the co main event for UFC Vegas 18 this past weekend.

In the Instagram post addressing the loss, Edgar wrote, “I’ve licked my wounds long enough, I’m home with my family life is good. On Saturday I was as prepared for a fight as I could have been. Props to Cory Sandhagen he executed a perfectly timed and executed bomb on me, luckily I don’t really remember it much lol. This game can be a cruel bitch and Saturday night was just that, but I ain’t panicked I been here before. Thank you to my family, team and friends who really are all one in the same for continually giving me the love and support it takes to be a fighter. The loyalty and unconditional love and guidance you all give me is truly unbelievable I love you all more than you know. To my fans who always ride with me I appreciate you all and you make this fun for me. Till the next time, see you all soon.”

In addition to the written statement, Edgar captioned his post with the definition of resilience.


the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.
“the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions”
the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.
“nylon is excellent in wearability and resilience”


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