Edgar, 36, was scheduled to compete at UFC 218 but suffered an injury and was replaced by former champion Jose Aldo.
— Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) January 9, 2018
Holloway, 26, has one official title defence under his belt and is on record as wanting to meet and exceed Aldo’s run as champion.
— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) June 6, 2017
UFC 222 is scheduled for Mar. 3 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Current bouts include:
Max Holloway (19-3-0) vs. Frankie Edgar (22-5-1)
Hector Lombard (34-8-1) vs. C.B. Holloway (16-8-1)
Cat Zingano (9-2-0) vs. Ketlen Viera (9-0-0)
Sean O’Malley (9-0-0) vs. Andre Soukhamthath (12-5-0)
Mackenzie Dern (5-0-0) vs. Ashley Yoder (5-3-0)
Hector Lobard (34-8-1, 2NC) vs. C.B. Dolloway (16-8-1)
More bouts are expected to be announced.