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UFC 218: Edgar Challenges Holloway In Detroit

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Detroit and UFC 218 finally has a main event, as featherweight champion Max Holloway defends vs. Frankie Edgar.

Set from the Little Caesars Arena on December 2, the bout will be the first title defense for Holloway.

Holloway (18-3) claimed the interim title in 2016 with a finish vs. Anthony Pettis, unifying the belts when he stopped Jose Aldo this past June. Both finishes came in the third round for the Hawaiian, who has not lost since a 2013 decision to Conor McGregor.

Edgar (22-5-1) has won two straight over Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens since a decision defeat to Aldo. The former lightweight champion is 7-1 over his last eight.

Below is the current fight card:

UFC Featherweight Championship
Max Holloway (c) vs. Frankie Edgar

Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou

Strawweight: Felice Herrig vs. Cortney Casey

Strawweight: Angela Magana vs. Amanda Cooper

Lightweight: Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje

Light Heavyweight: Dominick Reyes vs. Jeremy Kimball

Flyweight: Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis

Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Yancy Medeiros

Lightweight: David Teymur vs. Drakkar Klose

Heavyweight: Justin Willis vs. Allen Crowder

Welterweight: Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi

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