“UFC 130: Edgar vs. Maynard III” will be jumping off May 28th inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although the show is still two months away, it didn’t stop the world’s biggest MMA promotion from confirming 10 of the card’s bouts.
Frankie Edgar will defend his lightweight title against Gray Maynard in the card’s featured attraction. It will mark the third time the 155-pounders have squared off.
They kicked off 2011 with a highly controversial draw at UFC 125. Maynard posted a convincing unanimous decision win over Edgar in their initial meeting back in April 2008.
The pay-per-view broadcast begins at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here are the athletes slated to participate in the show:
Renan Barao vs. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson
Chris Cariaso vs. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto
Kendall Grove vs Tim Boetsch
(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Miguel Torres vs. Brad Pickett
Thiago Alves vs. Rick Story
Jorge Santiago vs. Brian Stann
Travis Browne vs. Stefan Struve
Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Matt Hamill
Gray Maynard vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC Lightweight Champion)