The Octagon and UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is back in Canada and ready to defend his title against the legendary Frankie Edgar. It's been a fight that was supposed to happen multiple times but injuries and other circumstances have prevented "Blessed" from fighting "The Answer." Now we will finally get to see the two scrap in Edmonton on Saturday night.
In terms of watchability, Holloway and Edgar is about as good as it gets. Both guys break their opponents with pressure, both guys out produce their opponents and both guys have the heart of a champion. But only one person will leave Rogers Place with a belt wrapped around their waist on Saturday night.
In the co-main event, former featherweight champion Cris Cyborg makes her return against the undefeated Felicia Spencer, who impressed in her submission victory over Megan Anderson in May. Cyborg is looking to get back to her dominant ways and believes that this fight against Spencer is the perfect opportunity to remind everyone just how great she is. Spencer on the other hand, sees this fight against Cyborg as a launching pad for her career and she can't wait to perform in front of her home country.
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Max Holloway cleaned out the UFC's featherweight division with one dominant performance after another. And when he fought a surging star in Brian Ortega at UFC 231, nothing changed for "Blessed" as he continued his reign of terror over the 145-lb division.
Frankie Edgar always bounces back. That's just what champions do. And after a devastating loss to Brian Ortega, Edgar couldn't wait to get back in the win column. So on April 22, 2018 in Atlantic City, he took on and dominated Cub Swanson in their second tilt.
Part of being a great champion is taking down up-and-coming fighters. Cris Cyborg did that with ease during her tenure as UFC featherweight champion and her bout with Yana Kunitskaya is a perfect example of just how special Cyborg is.
If you're looking to see a devastating knockout, Geoff Neal's head kick KO of Frank Camacho is the one for you.
Knocking someone out from your back is almost unheard of. Niko Price pinned Randy Brown up against the fence and used multiple hammer fists from the ground to take out Brown. Crazy.
Olivier Aubin-Mercier lived up to his nickname "The Canadian Gangster" by finishing opponent Evan Dunham in less than a minute at UFC 223.
Alexandre Pantoja entered his bout with Wilson Reis on a two fight win-streak, impressing with his first round submission of Ulka Sasaki. But his performance against Reis at UFC 236 would go down as the biggest win in his career, as he took the highly ranked Reis out in less than three minutes.
Deiveson Figueiredo is an intense guy. And he brought that intensity and some against veteran flyweight John Morage.
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Make sure you tune into UFC 240 to catch the UFC Fight Pass early prelims at 7pm/4pm ETPT, with the ESPN prelims starting at 8pm/5pm ETPT . The UFC 240 main card starts at 10pm/7pm ETPT. Order the PPV main card here.