After losing by knockout to Chris Gutierrez at UFC 281

 in what likely be his final bout of his career, Frankie Edgar is putting things in perspective.

For the first time since Saturday, the former UFC lightweight champion addressed the defeat

He admitting that he really didn't want it to go that way but also understanding that it was inevitable.

It was the first time Edgar's daughter was old enough to attend one of his events.

which made the sting of this particular defeat all the more painful because his children had to witness it.

Edgar said. “My family there, all that stuff. Cause they’ve got to go deal with it, too.

Edgar describes the loss as "embarrassing," but he is putting it behind him in order to focus on the future.

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