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