Surprisingly, former division champion Conor McGregor also took to Twitter to show his love for Edgar, reminding everyone that it could’ve been him fighting at UFC 222 instead of Ortega.
You had nothing to gain from taking that fight @FrankieEdgar. But you took it you defended what you already earned. There’s no belt for sacrificing everything but true fans and Jersey knows no belt can outshine what you bring to the sport. Chin up bratha— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) March 4, 2018
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Frankie’s career deserved for that to be against me tonight. Respect Frankie. Love and respect always! A true fighters fighter— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) March 4, 2018