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Injury Forces “The Answer” Out Of UFC 218

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According to multiple reports, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has suffered an injury and will not be cleared to face Max Holloway for the featherweight title at UFC 218.

The bout was set to headline the December 2 card from Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena.

Edgar (22-5-1) has previously challenged for the featherweight title and was hoping to join Georges St-Pierre, Conor McGregor, BJ Penn and Randy Couture as multi-division champions in the UFC.

Holloway (18-3) won the unified title back at UFC 212 with a victory over Jose Aldo.

Below is the current fight card:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Featherweight Championship
Max Holloway (c) vs. TBA

Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou

Flyweight: Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis

Lightweight: Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje

Strawweight: Tecia Torres vs. Michelle Waterson

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Charles Oliveira vs. Paul Felder

Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Yancy Medeiros

Lightweight: David Teymur vs. Drakkar Klose

Strawweight: Felice Herrig vs. Cortney Casey

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:15 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi

Light Heavyweight: Dominick Reyes vs. Jeremy Kimball

Strawweight: Angela Magana vs. Amanda Cooper

Heavyweight: Justin Willis vs. Allen Crowder

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