Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim title challenger Kevin Lee and Brazilian striking sensation Edson Barboza will headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 128 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Sat., April 21, 2018, live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Both combatants came face-to-face today in “The Garden State” at the conclusion of the ceremonial weigh ins (replay here). Lee missed weight and will forfeit 20-percent of his fight purse, payable to Barboza.
In the UFC Fight Night 128 co-main event, Frankie Edgar will attempt to silence the critics who accuse him of returning to action too soon after his Brian Ortega knockout, courtesy o a three-round match up opposite Cub Swanson.
Watch all four combatants face off above and below.
The rematch is set!@FrankieEdgar takes on @CubSwanson in a featherweight rematch almost 4 years in the making! #UFCAC pic.twitter.com/1KBkOPdx2v— UFC (@ufc) April 20, 2018
Nothing left to do now except fight.
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