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First UFC champ to fall in 2012?

UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar defended his title

UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar defended his title by winning a unanimous decision over BJ Penn (again) at UFC 118 in Boston on Aug. 28, 2010.

Here's an interesting question: which of the seven current UFC champions will lose their title first in 2012?

Will it be featherweight champion Jose Aldo Jr, who is first up to defend his title this year? (He fights Chad Mendes at UFC 143 in Rio on Saturday, Jan. 14). Or will it happen in Japan when Frankie Edgar defends against Ben Henderson next month? Or do we have to wait even longer for the next new champion?

Use the poll below to vote in this week's poll question.

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