MMAFighting gets the scoop:
Dana White confirmed that Edgar will receive the next 155-pound title shot against champion BJ Penn. There had been talk of Gray Maynard facing Penn next, but in a video interview shot Tuesday in New York City, White said he didn't think Maynard was 100% ready to fight for the title just yet.
Check out the Gray Maynard video interview after the jump.
BJ Penn (15-5-1)
Win Diego Sanchez - Technical Knock Out UFC 107 Dec-12-2009 5 2:32
Win Kenny Florian - Submission (Choke) UFC 101 Aug-8-2009 4 3:54
Frank Edgar (11-1)
Win Matt Veach - Submission (Choke) TUF FINALE Dec-5-2009 2 2:22
Win Sean Sherk - Unanimous Decision UFC 98 May-23-2009 3 5:00
UFC 112 now includes:
- BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgarsherdog.com (at the 2:25 min mark)
- Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort
- Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie
- Kendall Grove vs. TBA