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Edgar-Maynard 3 Possible for August or September UFC Event

Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard UFC 125 weigh inUFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard could meet again as early as August or September once both fighters recover from injuries that scrapped the matchup from headlining UFC 130 on May 28.

UFC President Dana White provided the update on the bout during a Monday conference call.

Edgar (rib) and Maynard (knee) are expected to be sidelined 6-8 weeks, making their return possible for UFC 133 in Philadelphia on Aug. 6 or UFC 135 on Sept. 24 in Denver.

Lightweight contender and final WEC champion Anthony Pettis has said he agreed to face Maynard at UFC 130, but the bout didn’t materialize and he’ll still face Clay Guida at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale on June 4 as scheduled.

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