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Report: Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes to headline TUF 22 Finale

Former title challengers Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes will face each other one day before Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor fight to unify featherweight belt.

Frankie Edgar
Frankie Edgar
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Well, we did not get Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson as the main event of the The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale, in December, but Sean Shelby has us covered. Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and three-time featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes will go at it for five rounds in the main event, as it was reported by Lance Net.

Plus, it goes down just one day before Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor fight to unify the featherweight belt.

Edgar is riding a four-fight win streak with victories over the likes of Urijah Faber, Cub Swanson, B.J. Penn and Charles Oliveira. In fact, "The Answer" remains undefeated since his 2013 unanimous decision loss to Aldo.

Chad Mendes, on the other hand, will try to rebound from his TKO loss to Conor McGregor in a fight that he took on very short notice for the interim featherweight title last July. Before that, Mendes knocked out Ricardo Lamas in the first round last April.

The TUF 22 Finale card goes down on December 11 in Las Vegas.