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Max Holloway Injured and will not fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222. TJ Dillashaw has refused to fight Cody Garbrandt as a replacement fight.

Max Holloway is injured and will not defend his featherweight title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas. Holloway sustainded a leg injury in training. UFC is currently trying to find a new main event, TJ Dillashaw vs Cody Garbrandt was the fight that they were trying to make but TJ refused.

“It took me two years to get a title shot back, and now they want me to defend on four weeks notice? I have a five-week-old son. I’m not training. My camp is in Calfornia, and I’m in Denver right now. And all this to face a guy who doesn’t even deserve a rematch? I lost a split decision to Dominick Cruz when I lost my belt. Some people at the UFC told me they thought I won that fight, and it still took me two years to get another title shot. I had to wait through Cody’s back injury last year, then all the TUF bullshit. So I’m not doing it. I told the UFC I’m not doing it. I’m shooting for the Demetrious Johnson in July.”

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  1. […] has been desperately looking for a replacement main event for UFC 222 after Max Holloway got injured and the fight against Frankie Edgar was cancelled. Cody Garbrandt wanted to fill in and called out T.J Dillashaw for a rematch for the […]

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