UFC officials announced the booking on Tuesday’s “UFC Tonight.”
The bout is set to take place on February second at UFC 156. UFC officials have yet to announce a venue or the bouts placement on the card.
The two fighters were originally slated to main event UFC 153; however an injury forced the featherweight champion out of the bout.
Currently the Edgar vs. Aldo bout is the only announced booking for the UFC”s big show in February.