UFC 240: Preview, pro picks, and interviews
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Featherweight champion Max Holloway will defend his title in the main event of UFC 240 against former lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar.

Saturday's matchup at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, marks the third time this title fight has been scheduled after bouts at UFC 218 and UFC 222 fell through due to an Edgar injury and a Holloway injury, respectively.

Holloway (20-4) had his 13-fight win streak snapped in his last fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 236 for the promotion's interim lightweight title. Prior to the setback, the 27-year-old defeated the previously unbeaten Brian Ortega, Jose Aldo (twice), and former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.

Edgar (23-6-1) is coming off a unanimous decision win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 128. "The Answer" has won three of his last four fights and will be stepping into the cage for the first time since April 2017.

Former women's featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino looks to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time in her career as she faces unbeaten Canadian Felicia Spencer.

Cyborg (20-2, NC) is coming off a first-round knockout defeat by Amanda Nunes at UFC 232 where she lost her 145-pound title. A lot is on the line in this featherweight matchup as it's the last fight on the 34-year-old's UFC contract.

Spencer (7-0) is a former Invicta FC featherweight champion and surprised many when she finished Megan Anderson in her UFC debut in May. The 28-year-old has submitted four of her seven career opponents and faces an opponent in Cyborg who has never lost by submission in her 23-fight career.

Main Card

  • Max Holloway (c) vs. Frankie Edgar - featherweight title
  • Cris Cyborg vs. Felicia Spencer
  • Geoff Neal vs. Niko Price
  • Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Arman Tsarukyan
  • Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Prelims

  • Viviane Araujo vs. Alexis Davis
  • Hakeem Dawodu vs. Yoshinori Horie
  • Gavin Tucker vs. Seung Woo Choi
  • Alexandre Pantoja vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
  • Gillian Robertson vs. Sarah Frota
  • Erik Koch vs. Kyle Stewart
  • Tanner Boser vs. Giacomo Lemos

Check out theScore's coverage of UFC 240 below:

Max Holloway using Toronto Raptors' nutritionist for his weight cut

Frankie Edgar 'not worried' about Max Holloway making weight

UFC Pros Pick - Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC 240)

Felicia Spencer plans to 'ruin' UFC's plans with Cris Cyborg

UFC Pros Pick - Cris Cyborg vs. Felicia Spencer (UFC 240)

Geoff Neal on Niko Price: '$50K is going into my pocket'

Marc-Andre Barriault plans to KO 'fragile' Krzysztof Jotko

Alexis Davis plans to fight 'smarter' vs. Viviane Araujo at UFC 240

Gillian Robertson plans to inflict more damage than last fight

Kyle Stewart details 'really bad' weight cut in UFC debut

UFC 240 preview with MMAFighting.com's Alexander K. Lee

UFC 240 Betting Guide

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