Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega are set to lock horns at UFC 222, slated to go down from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 3.
The news was announced on MMA Fighting only an hour before the time of this writing:
Frankie "The Answer" Edgar stays on #UFC222, will fight Brian Ortega. https://www.mmafighting.com/2018/2/7/16968430/cris-cyborg-vs-yana-kunitskaya-frankie-edgar-vs-brian-ortega-scheduled-for-ufc-222
UFC 222 will be headlined by a women’s Featherweight Championship match between Yana Kunitskaya and reigning champ Cris “Cyborg.”
The event will also mark the UFC debut of undefeated MMA fighter and IBJJF Champion Mackenzie Dern, who is slated to take on Ashley Yoder.
Former Bantamweight title contender Cat Zingano will be making her return to the octagon after nearly a two-year long hiatus. She will be taking on Ketlen Vieira.
Brian Ortega and Frankie Edgar will be in the co-main event.
Ortega is undefeated and has won all but one of his fights in the UFC via finish. What could a win over Frankie Edgar do for his career?