The huge contest between Frankie Edgar vs Pedro Munhoz was going to happen in UFC 251, later it was changed to UFC 252, but it will be this Saturday. It had to be postponed when the Brazilian fighter tested positive for coronavirus. At the time, it was unclear whether the company was going to wait to rearm the fight again or they would find another opponent for the American. Now it is known that it continues forward and the date is modified again. According to what Combate reported and later became official, both bantamweights are going to meet on August 22.
Mixed Martial Arts has been one of the sports that has been able to function the most despite the contingency. And, with two events per week, the UFC prepare for this Saturday another incredible day full of emotions with the Fight Night event, Vegas 7. After vibrating with UFC 252, so much with the war that Miocic won over Cormier in the new chapter of a shocking trilogy, this week does not pretend to be less with a night of high-flying fight and a numerous card. Follow up on the above, there was also Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera’s surprise triumph over undefeated and big favorite Sean O’Malley.
Four stellar fights and seven in the preliminary will take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, in which the eyes will be the highlight: Pedro Munhoz vs Frankie Edgar for the Welterweight bout. The Brazilian comes from six years in the Octagon gathering experience and this fight is vital for his final promotion. But, on the other side will be “The Answer”, who will debut in Welterweight after being champion in the feather and light categories. Clearly the billboard is incredible, the one that will be seen next.
Gallo: Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar.
Light Heavyweight: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield.
Light Heavyweight: Marcin Prachnio vs. Mike Rodriguez.
Welter: Daniel Rodríguez vs. Takashi Sato.
Female fly: Mariya Agapova vs Shana Dobson.
Female handjob: Amanda Lemos vs. Mizuki Inoue.
Lightweight: Austin Hubbard vs. Joe Solecki.
Welter: Dwight Grant vs. Calen Born.
Light Heavyweight: Jordan Wright vs. Isaac Villanueva.
Welter: Matthew Semelsberger vs. Carlton Minus.
Rooster: Timur Valiev vs. Mark Striegl.