BJ Penn to defend UFC lightweight title against New Jersey’s own, Frankie Edgar
BJ Penn just announced on his website that he will be defending his UFC lightweight title against New Jersey’s Frankie “The Answer” Edgar. Barring any pre-fight injuries, the bout will take place at UFC 112 on April 10th in Abu Dhabi.
Edgar is 7-1 in the UFC and his only loss was in a bout with another top lightweight contender, Gray Maynard.
Other rumored bouts for UFC 112 include Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort and Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie.