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Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard Possible to Headline UFC 130 on May 28

Frankie EdgarFresh off a split draw in the main event of UFC 125 on New Year’s Day, UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard could meet for the third time in the main event of UFC 130 on May 28 in Las Vegas, according to ESPN’s MMA Live.

Maynard topped Edgar in their first matchup in 2008 and nearly knocked him out in the opening round of their rematch only to see the champion storm back in the later rounds to earn a draw to retain the title.

Edgar (13-1-1) is unbeaten since suffering the first loss of his career, including back-to-back wins over former champ BJ Penn, while Maynard (10-0-1) had won eight-straight UFC bouts to remain undefeated before the draw.

The UFC 130 fight card is also rumored to include Thiago Alves vs. Rick Story and Stefan Struve vs. Travis Browne.

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