The UFC’s return to Atlantic City, N.J., has its main event.
The promotion is close to finalizing Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee as the main event for the April 21 event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, MMA Fighting has learned.
Both fighters will be looking to get back on track when they meet in two months. Barboza (19-5) recently had his three-fight winning streak snapped when he lost a unanimous decision to Khabib Nurmagomedov in December, while Lee saw his five-fight winning streak end when he lost an interim lightweight title fight to Tony Ferguson via submission in October.
The event will mark the UFC’s ninth trip to Atlantic City and its first at Boardwalk Hall in almost 13 years.