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UFC 118: Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn 2 Officially Announced

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The UFC made its Boston debut official this afternoon, with the announcement of UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 on August 28th, featuring a lightweight championship rematch between BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar, and the long-awaited debut of pro boxer James Toney in a catchweight bout with UFC legend, Randy Couture.  Seven other fights were also confirmed, and here's how the card pans out at the moment:

Main card:
B.J. Penn (15-6-1) -400 vs. Frankie Edgar (12-1) +270
BJ PennFrankie Edgar
Randy Couture (18-10) -700 vs. James Toney (0-0) +475
Randy CoutureRandy Couture
Kenny Florian (13-4) -150 vs. Gray Maynard (9-0) +120
Kenny FlorianGray Maynard
Nate Marquardt (29-9-2) vs. Rousimar Palhares (11-2)
Nate MarquardtRousimar Palhares
Marcus Davis (16-7) vs. Nate Diaz (12-5) *
Marcus DavisNate Diaz

On Spike TV:
Terry Etim (14-3) vs. Joe Lauzon (18-5)
Terry EtimJoe Lauzon
Jorge Rivera (18-7) vs. Alessio Sakara (15-7)
Jorge RiveraAlessio Sakara

Preliminary card:
Nik Lentz (18-3-2) vs. Andre Winner (11-3)
Nik LentzAndre Winner
Nick Osipczak (5-1) vs. Greg Soto (7-1)
Nick OsipczakGreg Soto
Mike Pierce (12-3) vs. Amilcar Alves (11-1)
Nick OsipczakGreg Soto
Phil Baroni (13-12) vs. John Salter (5-1) *
Phil Baroni
*not yet officially announced

Tickets for the event at TD Banknorth Garden go on-sale June 23rd, 24th, and 25th for Fight Club members, newsletter subscribers, and the general public, respectively. 


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