Lightweight contenders Spencer Fisher (20-3) and Frank Edgar (7-0) will meet in a 155-pound clash at UFC 78 in Newark, N.J., on November 17, according to IowaMMAReport.com.
Here's the snip:
"The Iowa MMA Report has confirmed that Spencer Fisher will be returning to the Octagon in November to fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 78.
Fisher confirmed the bout after reports that he made a MySpace post, saying that he would be fighting in November."
Fisher was supposed to fight Din Thomas during the main event at UFC Fight Night 11 later this month; however, he had to withdraw from the bout because of a serious staph infection.
Kenny Florian was tapped as the replacement for Fisher against Thomas.
"The King" is looking to put together consecutive wins and get back in the title hunt, which veered off course when Hermes Franca took him out earlier this year. He has since returned to outpoint Sam Stout on all three judges scorecards in a sensational fight at UFC Fight Night 10 in June.
Fisher will have has work cut out for him with Edgar, who will be fighting in front of a hometown crowd at the newly-built Prudential Arena.
The native of Toms River is undefeated and has two impressive wins in his two UFC performances. In fact, "The Answer" has knocked off the super talented Tyson Griffin and very dangerous Mark Bocek.
To check out the latest UFC 78 fight card click here.
(Thanks to UFCmania reader "Andrew" for the heads up.)