Side-by-side pic: UFC 156's Frankie Edgar at featherweight vs 'The Answer' at lightweight

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Frankie Edgar makes his debut in the featherweight division on Sat., Feb. 2, 2013, in the main event of UFC 156 when he challenges Jose Aldo for UFC's 145-pound title. Let's compare how he looks in his new class to how he looked at lightweight in his last bout.

Edgar Mirror

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight No. 1 contender Frankie Edgar is now officially part of the 145-pound weight class after successfully making weight at today's (Feb. 1, 2013) UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar" weigh-in event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Edgar told Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting at Thursday's (Jan. 31, 2013) UFC 156 "Ultimate Media Day" that he was roughly four to five pounds over the 145-pound featherweight limit he made at today's weigh in.

"The Answer" has spent his entire career competing as a lightweight, serving as the division's champion from April 2010 to February 2012. After much debate, the New Jersey native made the decision to drop down to featherweight and received an immediate shot at champion Jose Aldo.

The picture above shows a side-by-side comparison of Edgar's look at the UFC 156 weigh in today compared to his weigh-in for his UFC 150 title fight with Ben Henderson last August.

Do you notice a difference?

For complete UFC 156 weigh-in results and video click here.

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