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A new published report is claiming that former UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk is slated to test his superb wrestling skills against another former collegiate wrestler in Frankie Edgar.

The news comes courtesy of MMAMania.com, which quotes a source to Sherk as indicating that the fight has been agreed to and is scheduled to take place at UFC 98 on May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sherk improved his overall MMA record to 33-3-1following a unanimous decision victory over Tyson Griffin during UFC 90 this past October. A long-time UFC veteran, the Minnesota native holds notable victories in his Octagon career over Nick Diaz, Kenny Florian, Benji Radach, and Tiki Ghosn.

Edgar is 9-1 and has not competed since recording a unanimous decision victory over Hermes Franca during UFC Fight Night 14 this past July, The win improved Edgar’s UFC record to 4-1 with notable victories over Griffin, Spencer Fisher, and Mark Bocek.

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