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Frankie Edgar Reportedly Out of UFC 218 Bout With Max Holloway

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It looks as though Frankie Edgar’s quest to win the UFC’s 145 title has hit a roadblock, as it’s being reported the decorated fighter has been forced out of his December 2nd bout with Max Holloway.

The Brazilian outlet Combate  was the first to report that Edgar has incurred a facial injury, and that he’ll no longer compete at UFC 218 as a result. Sources have told MMA Junkie that the former lightweight champ has suffered a fracture orbital bone.

As this is being written, it’s not clear as to whether the UFC is going to try to find a replacement opponent for Holloway or not.

Edgar was tapped for a bout with the featherweight champ, after winning consecutive fights against Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez.

UFC 218 will take place in Detroit, Michigan.

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