Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn just finished taping the nineteenth season of the Ultimate Fighter and will fight in a third fight. Now we know when and where:
The UFC will make a little promotional history in July, and we now have the headliner for the tail end of back-to-back cards in the same venue.
After coaching opposite each other on Season 19 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” former lightweight champions Frankie Edgar (16-4-1 MMA, 10-4-1 UFC) and B.J. Penn (16-9-2 MMA, 12-5-1 UFC) will headline the TUF 19 Finale card on July 6 in Las Vegas. News of the card’s main event came from Ariel Helwani on Wednesday night’s edition of “UFC Tonight” on FOX Sports 1.
The TUF 19 Finale will take place at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas with a main card on FOX Sports 1. The night before, the UFC 175 pay-per-view takes place at the same venue. Both cards are part of the promotion’s “International Fight Week,” which includes a UFC Fan Expo, as well as fan events throughout the community.
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