Edgar-Swanson, Green-Barboza Slated For UFC Fight Night 57

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two new bouts with heavy implications.

Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson have agreed to a five-rounder and will headline UFC Fight night 57 in November. The winner will likely face Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight world title.

Also announced on the fight card is a lightweight bout between Bobby Green and Edson Barboza. A win for Green should put him in serious title contention.

UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 announced the bouts during tonight’s broadcast on FOX Sports 1.

The UFC Fight 57 fight card looks as follows:

Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson
Edson Barboza vs. Bobby Green
Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz
Kailin Curran vs. Paige VanZant
Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs. Matt Wiman
Chico Camus vs. Brad Pickett
Luke Barnatt vs. Roger Narvaez
Oleksiy Oliynyk vs. Jared Rosholt
Josh Copeland vs. Ruslan Magomedov
Dooho Choi vs. Juan Puig
Akbarh Arreola vs. Yves Edwards
Nick Hein vs. James Vick

 

UFC Fight Night 57 takes place from The Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on November 22.