MMA Odds and Ends for Monday: Max Holloway out of UFC 222 against Frankie Edgar

Holloway vs Edgar is off of UFC 222

The biggest MMA news of the weekend was reported by ESPN Saturday morning. Reigning UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway is injured and out of his planned title defense against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. This is the second time the Holloway/Edgar fight has been delayed after Edgar pulled out of the original meeting late last year. 

Holloway reportedly suffered a leg injury in training, forcing his withdrawal. UFC is currently looking for a replacement headlining bout for the pay-per-view. 

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Brian Hemminger has been involved in MMA since 2007, and is highly regarded for his well-researched and knowledgeable interviews. He has hosted The Verbal Submission MMA podcast for three years and was a staff writer at from 2011 to 2013 with an extensive background in live coverage, fight previews and post-fight analysis.

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