Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. Penn II set for UFC 118
It looks like it’s going to be B.J. Penn vs. Frankie Edgar II up next in the UFC lightweight division after all.
Fighter’s Only magazine has reported that both Penn and Edgar have agreed to a rematch of their controversial lightweight championship fight at UFC 118. The fight will take place on August 28, and the fight will headline the UFC’s first event in Massachusetts, the event will take place at the TD Garden Arena.
The fight between Penn and Edgar has drawn controversy thanks to the judging of the bout, which has came into question.
A rpossible bout Kenny Florian and Grey Maynard has been rumored for the card, but the rumor has yet to be confirmed by either Florian or Maynard.
UFC 118 is tentatively set for August 28 and will air on PPV.
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