twitter google

Frankie Edgar, Nick Catone Honored By Ricardo Almeida

Frankie Edgar, Nick Catone Honored By Ricardo Almeida

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was recently awarded his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu from Ricardo Almeida.

Edgar, who trains at Renzo Gracie Combat Team, and fellow UFC fighter Nick Catone were each honored by Almeida.

 

Edgar (16-4-1) is set to coach opposite BJ Penn on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter. The two, who met twice at 155 pounds, will face each other at featherweight. “The Answer” won both meetings with Penn via decision in 2010.

Catone (9-4) is set to face Tom Watson in February at UFC 169.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

Bellator 185: Mousasi vs. Shlemenko

Event Date: October 20, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 118: Cerrone vs. Till

Event Date: October 21, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 119: Brunson vs. Machida

Event Date: October 28, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell

Event Date: November 3, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre

Event Date: November 4, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 187: McKee vs. Moore

Event Date: November 10, 2017
Broadcast: Spike