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Edgar-Maynard III set for UFC 136

Frankie Edgar takes a right from Gray Maynard

Frankie Edgar takes a right from Gray Maynard during the first round of their UFC lightweight title fight at UFC 125 at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The fight was declared a draw. (Jan. 1, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

Frankie Edgar has one loss on his record, to Gray Maynard. Frankie Edgar has one draw on his record, to Gray Maynard.

The third fight, which was originally scheduled for UFC 130 on Memorial Day but was scrapped because of injuries to both fighters, is back on the books. This time, Edgar defends his lightweight title at UFC 136 in Houston on Oct. 8. UFC president Dana White confirmed Friday that verbal agreements are in place.

"OCT 8th. 12 out. Let's gooooooo!" Edgar tweeted Friday.

Also scheduled for UFC 136 is Chael Sonnen in his return to the cage against Brian Stann, and Demian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago.

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