After declaring his retirement from the Octagon last month, popular mixed martial artist Frankie Edgar couldn’t stay away from the ring for very long.
Fans have enjoyed watching Edgar for nearly 20 years. Millions were enthralled by his famous main events and supernatural tenacity. In the end, he turned out to be possibly one of the unluckiest yet toughest UFC athletes. He concluded his illustrious career on a terrible losing streak.
Cory Sandhagen’s stunning flying knee knockout was the catalyst for the whole losing spree. Then Marlon Vera delivered a front kick that almost flattened Edgar’s head. At UFC 281, Edgar would finally be silenced by another knee, this time from Chris Gutierrez.
Previously Edgar told media he might be open to a one off in boxing or some exhibition:
“I’m most likely, 100 percent, it’s my last. But if there’s some boxing, maybe (Manny) Pacquiao wants to do an exhibition – I know he’s doing exhibitions now. I can be open to something crazy like that, but it would really, really have to be a good one.”
For his family and supporters, this was terrible. However, it motivated Frankie Edgar to put down his gloves. In fact, it seems that the legend could have a new interest or line of work.
Edgar looked to be enjoying the time of his life in a recent Instagram photo. From within the wrestling ring, he was stomping and smashing his opponents. On the surface, it even seemed that this may be the start of a new career.
Although the charity event he attended was all for a good cause, Frankie Edgar making a crossover to WWE or perhaps AEW is not at all improbable.
Edgar posted on Instagram: “I had an absolute blast last night in the squared circle for Toms River’s own Nova’s retirement match!” Edgar said on Instagram.
“It was great mixing it up with the guys and putting on a show for a great charity the 200 club.”