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.