Frankie Edgar shocked the MMA world by dethroning UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn today at “UFC 112: Invincible.”
A massive underdog in this fight, Edgar came out of the gate at a clip and never slowed down. He stayed in the champion’s face the entire fight and scored with punches and kicks that left Penn looking battered. Edgar also managed to succeed with a couple of takedowns; a feat not accomplished by any previous challenger to Penn’s lightweight crown.
The former champion wasted no time in congratulating his opponent by releasing the following video on his website:
Thanks to Mark Wayne for contributing to this report.