Frankie Edgar
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Frankie Edgar will take on Urijah Faber in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Night 66 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines on Saturday 16 May.

Where to Watch Live

The fight starts at 3pm BST. Live coverage is on BT Sport app. Live streaming of the link is available on UFC's official website. The fight between Edgar and Faber is set to start at 5pm BST. The relayed coverage is available on BT Sport at 10pm BST.

Overview

The UFC has finally arrived in Philippines as it will be first fight in the South East Asian nation. The bout will see the former lightweight champion Edgar take on the former featherweight champion Faber this weekend.

Edgar has now set his sights on reacquiring the belt this weekend. In the last three fights, Edgar defeated his opponents by submission, knockouts and decision. He will be keen to keep his winning streak intact when he takes on his compatriot on Saturday.

Urijah Faber
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Faber is known for his submission moves and he could create trouble for Edgar in ending his three match winning streak in Philippines. Prior to the fight between the duo, there will be a number of other preliminary fights as well as Main Card fights.

Betting Odds (888sport.com)

  • Frankie Edgar to win: 2/9
  • Urijah Faber to win: 7/2

What They Say

Frankie Edgar: "I don't think I have to avoid anything. I mean I feel confident anywhere this fight goes, I know he's very opportunistic with submissions and in the scrambles especially, so I got to be aware of those things. But, pretty fast too and I scramble pretty well, too, so I just got to make sure I'm on Ps and Qs and I'll be alright."

Urijah Faber: " I think I'll be faster but I won't know until we fight. I think I have a power advantage with strikes but I can't actually know for sure until we get in there. One advantage I do feel certain I'll have is my creativity. Frankie is a great fighter, he's fast, he's got good wrestling and he's got good boxing and good Jiu Jitsu. But everything he does is straightforward. I mix things up, a lot, and make the most of scrambles."

Main Card Event

  • Frankie Edgar v Urijah Faber
  • Gegard Mousasi v Costa Philippou
  • Mark Munoz v Luke Barnatt
  • Hyun Gyu Lim v Neil Magny
  • Phillipe Nover v Yui Chul Nam
  • Mark Eddiva v Levan Makashvili