UFC tried to pair Frankie Edgar and Max Holloway for the 145-pound strap bout for the third time. Whoever wins will move on to defend against top-ranked division contender, Alexander Volkanovski, later this year.
Event: UFC 240: “Holloway vs. Edgar”
Date: Sat., July 27, 2019
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Broadcast: Pay-per-view (PPV), ESPN, ESPN+
UFC 240 Main Event:
145 lbs.: UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar
UFC 240 Main Card, Prelims (ESPN, ESPN+):
125 lbs.: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alexandre Pantoja
125 lbs.: Viviane Araujo vs. Alexis Davis
125 lbs.: Lauren Murphy vs. Mara Romero Borella
125 lbs.: Sarah Frota vs. Gillian Robertson
170 lbs.: Erik Koch vs. Kyle Stewart
*Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to change.
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