On a person level, the New Jersey fighter will have a dream come true, by getting an opportunity to fight in New York City and Madison Square Garden. Professionally speaking, however, it’s a pivotal bout. Edgar will face the heavy handed Jeremy Stephens, and he’ll be looking to get back on track, after he was decisioned again by Jose Aldo this past summer.
Recently Edgar spoke to the UFC’s Megan Olivi about the card, Stephens, his future, and Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor. You can check it out below.