As expected, UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard will meet for the third time in the main event of UFC 130 on May 28 in Las Vegas, the UFC officially announced on Thursday.
The rematch follows a split draw in the “Fight of the Night” at UFC 125 on New Year’s Day that allowed Edgar to retain the 155-pound title.
The UFC also filled UFC 130’s pay-per-view main card with Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Thiago Silva, Roy Nelson vs. Frank Mir, and Thiago Alves vs. Rick Story.
Heavyweights Stefan Struve vs. Travis Browne were also confirmed for UFC 130’s preliminary card.
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Pictured: Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard