Faber vs. Edgar Confirmed For UFC’s First Event In Philippines

I don’t even know what to think right now. My brain is trying to process the potential awesomeness of a fight between Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber. The fight supposedly will headline the first ever UFC event in the Philippines on May 16. The card will air free on Fox Sports 1.

UFC Fight Night Manila on Fox Sports 1 will take place on May 16, 2015 at the MOA Arena as the promotion’s debut in the Philippines. As superfight is set as Urijah Faber will meet Frankie Edgar in the main event.

The match was confirmed by multiple sources close to the event.  The official announcement is expected to be made shortly.

The match up was first considered in late 2013, and both fighters shared their approval at the time with Edgar saying he could drop to 140 and Faber open to returning to 145. At what weight the match will take place hasn’t been released.

h/t MMA In Asia

UPDATE: The UFC has confirmed the fight.

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