Hawaii meets New Jersey in Detroit.
ESPN.com first reported the booking. Multiple UFC officials did not immediately respond when contacted by MMAjunkie.
UFC 218 takes place Dec. 2 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The night’s main card airs on pay-per-view, though an official bout order has yet to be revealed.
Holloway is currently ranked No. 1 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA featherweight rankings, while Edgar sits at No. 3.
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With the headliner in place, UFC 218 now includes: