Ali Abdelaziz Explains Why Frankie Edgar Earned UFC 240 Title Shot

Frankie Edgar’s manager has given his take on why “The Answer” earned another featherweight title opportunity. At UFC 240 on July 27, Edgar will challenge Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title. Edgar hasn’t fought since A…

Frankie Edgar’s manager has given his take on why “The Answer” earned another featherweight title opportunity. At UFC 240 on July 27, Edgar will challenge Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title. Edgar hasn’t fought since April 2018, but he’s getting another crack at 145-pound gold. He had a title opportunity against Jose Aldo back […]

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Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar Betting Odds Released

The opening betting odds for Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar at the upcoming UFC 240 pay-per-view event has been released. This fantastic bout was recently announced by the Las Vegas-based promotion. The opening betting odds were revealed via BestFightOdds on Monday. Much like in his career, Edgar is the underdog heading into this bout. Holloway […]

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The opening betting odds for Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar at the upcoming UFC 240 pay-per-view event has been released. This fantastic bout was recently announced by the Las Vegas-based promotion.

The opening betting odds were revealed via BestFightOdds on Monday. Much like in his career, Edgar is the underdog heading into this bout. Holloway has climbed to -530 favorite with Edgar at +350.

In his latest fight, Holloway attempted to make history when he took on Dustin Poirier for the interim UFC lightweight title in the main event of the UFC 236 pay-per-view. However, Holloway lost the fight via hard-fought unanimous decision. The show went down on April 13, 2019) at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

Edgar was last seen in the Octagon when he scored a unanimous decision win over Cub Swanson. This fight came back in April 2018 at the UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee event.

The UFC 240 pay-per-view event is set to take place on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The main card will air on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will air on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET and the ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.

The promotion has yet to announce a co-headliner for this show. The promotion will be announcing more bouts in the coming days. Here is the updated card:

UFC 240 Card

Featherweight Title Fight: Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar

Welterweight: Erik Koch vs. Kyle Stewart

Flyweight: Gillian Robertson vs. Sarah Frota

Flyweight: Lauren Murphy vs. Mara Romero Borella

Flyweight: Viviane Araújo vs. Alexis Davis

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Alexander Volkanovski Reacts to Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar Title Fight

With a win over former champion Jose Aldo at UFC 237, Alexander Volkanovski separated himself as the No. 1 contender to fight for the featherweight championship. There’s only one problem — reigning featherweight king Max Holloway is now scheduled to fa…

With a win over former champion Jose Aldo at UFC 237, Alexander Volkanovski separated himself as the No. 1 contender to fight for the featherweight championship. There’s only one problem — reigning featherweight king Max Holloway is now scheduled to face Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 in July in a fight that was booked just […]

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Frankie Edgar Reacts To Receiving Next UFC Featherweight Title Shot

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will once again get the chance to become a two-division champion. Edgar will face Max Holloway for the 145-pound title at UFC 240 from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on July 27. Should he win, he’ll be on a short list of UFC fighters who have ever won titles in two […]

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Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will once again get the chance to become a two-division champion.

Edgar will face Max Holloway for the 145-pound title at UFC 240 from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on July 27. Should he win, he’ll be on a short list of UFC fighters who have ever won titles in two different weight classes. “The Answer” has been gunning for his third shot at 145-pound gold for some time.

Speaking to MMA Fighting, Edgar revealed that he’s “giddy” as the fight inches closer:

“We’re still over 10 weeks away from the fight, and I’m giddy today,” Edgar said. “I woke up and went to train, I’ve got a smile on my face and I’m pumped that I got this opportunity.

But it is still so far away, and I’ve been here before. So I got to make sure we get to the fight, get to the venue and make it happen. But ten weeks this upcoming Saturday, that’ll be the perfect time. I’ve been training.

I was hurt for a while, the past month-and-a-half, I’ve been finally back in the gym able to do stuff. So it is perfect timing. I feel like I’m in shape to get in shape right now.”

Edgar comes off a unanimous decision victory over Cub Swanson. He had previously been scheduled to face Holloway at UFC 222 in March of 2018. However, Holloway was forced off the card with an injury. He faced Brian Ortega instead, losing by way of first-round knockout.

Now, following his victory over Swanson, Edgar is back in the title hunt. He hopes to become the first man to defeat Holloway at 145 pounds since Conor McGregor did so in 2013.

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Israel Adesanya Questions Frankie Edgar Getting Title Shot Over Alexander Volkanovski

Israel Adesanya is questioning the reasoning by the decision that the UFC made when it comes to the next challenger for Max Holloway’s UFC featherweight title. On Monday evening, the Las Vegas promotion confirmed that Holloway will make his next title …

Israel Adesanya is questioning the reasoning by the decision that the UFC made when it comes to the next challenger for Max Holloway’s UFC featherweight title. On Monday evening, the Las Vegas promotion confirmed that Holloway will make his next title defense against Frankie Edgar at the UFC 240 pay-per-view event. This caught some people […]

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Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar Reportedly Agreed To For UFC 240

UPDATE: Sources have confirmed to MMA News that Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar have verbally agreed to a UFC 240 title fight, first reported by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. It looks like Max Holloway’s next featherweight title defense is set. Holl…

UPDATE: Sources have confirmed to MMA News that Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar have verbally agreed to a UFC 240 title fight, first reported by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. It looks like Max Holloway’s next featherweight title defense is set. Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar has been verbally agreed to for UFC 240 on July 27. ESPN’s […]

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