Long-awaited confirmed! Frankie Edgar and Pedro munhoz already have a date in the UFC

Long-awaited confirmed!  Frankie Edgar and Pedro munhoz already have a date in the UFC

The huge contest between Frankie Edgar vs Pedro Munhoz was going to happen at UFC 251, then it was changed to UFC 252, but now there are other news. It had to be postponed when the Brazilian fighter tested positive for coronavirus. So it was unclear whether the company would wait to rearm the fight again or find another opponent for the American. It is now known to continue on and the date is changed again. According to what Combate reported, both rooster pesos will face each other on August 22.

It should be mentioned that Edgar He is not a 135-pound fighter as such, but has decided to drop out of the division for this fight. It’s actually a lightweight, a category in which he was a World Champion. But, he has also tried his luck at featherweight. He failed to win, but he did have two fights for the World Championship and one for the Interim Championship. Therefore, try a new moment, the one that can hold it firmly to return to have a chance at the top.

Munhoz He has never been a monarch in his current company, nor has he ever fought for a title. In regards to his previous career, he was RFA Bantamweight Champion. He is currently not in his best situation, having lost in his last bout. But, this is a good opportunity. Edgar is one of the greatest legends of the Octagon of UFC and therefore wants to defeat him. Clearly it will not be easy for him, although he has a lot of confidence.

Ahead of his debut in the Pesos Gallos, Frankie Edgar has extended his stay with the UFC. Representative of ex-Lightweight champion Ali Abdelaziz revealed the information to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto late Monday afternoon. Although it is unknown how many fights the new bond is valid for, the fighter’s desire was to remain in the company that Dana White commands. The New Jersey native came to promotion in 2007 and has since harvested a record 17 – 8 – 1, capturing the 155-pound belt three years later.

After losing the belt to Benson Henderson at UFC 144, the 38-year-old veteran went on to compete for UFC on three other occasions without success. The most recent was a featherweight title contest against Max Holloway, which he just ended up losing by unanimous decision at UFC 240. Now, he has a new opportunity before his eyes and he doesn’t want to let it slip away. Therefore, she is fully confident in being able to leave her name at the top of mixed martial arts.

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