Frankie Edgar has been a loyal solider for the Ultimate Fighting Championships. So, when the former champion demanded a rematch with now champion Ben Henderson, the promotion listened. Edgar tweets,
“Rematch anyone??…….it’s on!! Thanks to @danawhite @lorenzofertitta. Me and Henderson 2. Here we go!!” [twitter]
UFC President Dana White confirms Edgars announcement also via twitter,
“Frankie Edgar and Ben Henderson rematch will be this summer”
Frankie Edgar loss his belt to Ben Henderson at UFC 144 in a controversial unanimous decision in Japan. No date has been set for the scheduled rematch.