Matchup: Frankie Edgar (8-1-0) vs. Hermes Franca (18-6-0)
Date: July 19, 2008
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Recap: Frankie Edgar is climbing up the ranks of the lightweight division, and his next challenge was taking on the veteran Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter Hermes Franca. Coming off a loss, Franca was not going to give up, resulting in a 3 round battle of incredible heart.
Outcome: Edgar by unanimous decision