As the gold standard for New Jersey MMA, former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight contender Frankie Edgar’s words hold a lot of weight, especially in the Garden State. So when bantamweight prospect Jimmie Rivera happened to meet Edgar a while back, long before the Ramsey native was on the main card of the next UFC event in Newark on Jan. 30, it meant a lot to hear words of encouragement from someone who made it to where he wanted to be.“I met him one time and he said ‘It’s okay, man, you just need a couple more fights, keep plugging away.”Rivera, ... Read the Full Article Here

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