Injuries to both Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard have forced the fight off of UFC 130
Both Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard have been forced out of their main even battle at UFC 130, according to MMAFighting.com.
The news was broken earlier by Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Dana White later confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com.
The two men were set to finally finish their legendary five round battle at UFC 125 that ended in a draw. Edgar was rocked and knocked down multiple times in the first time, only to come surging back and force the draw. They had already met once before that as well, a bout that Maynard took via unanimous decision.
With the two lightweights forced off of the card, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs. Matt Hamill has been promoted into the main card slot. Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson is now the co-main event.
Edgar was forced out due to broken ribs, while Maynard suffered a leg injury. The bout is still expected to take place in the future, but no date has been set.
UFC 130 is slated for May 28 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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