UFC 240 – Holloway vs Edgar
For UFC 240’S main event, Max Holloway, nicknamed “Blessed”, returns July 27th, 2019 to defend his title against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, nicknamed “The Answer.” Some have said that this may be Edgar’s final attempt for featherweight gold this weekend inside Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
This is not the first time that the pair has been set to fight. The two were scheduled twice before, first at UFC 218 and again at UFC 222, but in both instances, the fights were canceled due to both suffering from injuries.
Holloway’s current stats are 20 wins and 4 losses while Frankie Edgar is at 22 wins and 6 losses.
Holloway holds many records including but not limited to landing the most significant strikes, a total of 1,627 to be exact, in UFC competition which is the most in company history and has the second-longest 13-fight winning streak in UFC competition, tied with Demetrious Johnson, Jon Jones, and Georges St-Pierre.
Both fighters have been training hard to finally bring this fight to light and so far it looks like it will happen this time around. They both have a lot to prove so this fight is sure to be filled with excitement and the predictions on who will win are mixed.
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