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UFC's Frankie Edgar — Jahlil Okafor Has a Future In MMA … He's a Good Fighter!

By / Published on Friday, 04 Dec 2015 23:27 PM / No Comments / 19 views

If basketball doesn’t work out, Jahlil Okafor could always bring his talents to the octagon … so says UFC star Frankie Edgar who tells TMZ Sports he was impressed by Okafor’s fighting ability. 

Edgar — who’s gearing up to fight Chad Mendes at “The Ultimate Fighter” finale on Dec. 11 — says he watched the footage of the 76ers star fighting in Boston … and says dude’s got real talent. 

“He’s gotta use that range a little more, poke that jab a little better,” Edgar says … adding,” He’s got a future in it.”

Check out the clip … Edgar also says he’s keeping a close eye on the McGregor vs. Aldo fight next weekend — because he champing at the bit to fight the winner. 

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