Recently it was reported that the UFC was working on a bout between Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje, and the good news is that the fight’s been finalized.
Recently the promotion confirmed that the lightweight contenders are going to fight in the headliner of UFC Philadelphia, which is taking place on March 30th at the Wells Fargo Center.
Absolute fireworks — for five rounds!
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— UFC (@ufc) January 22, 2019
Gaethje (19-2) is coming off a quick, KO win over James Vick in August, while Barboza (20-6) stopped Dan Hooker at UFC on FOX 31 in December.
That is one solid, must see addition to the UFC’s spring schedule.