Frankie “The Answer” Edgar, 38, of Toms River, New Jersey, United States has earned his 18th victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was one of the winners at “UFC on ESPN 15,” also known as “UFC Vegas 7.”
Featuring nine mixed martial arts matches, “UFC Vegas 7” took place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on August 22, 2020. In the main event of the evening, Edgar fought Pedro “The Young Punisher” Munhoz, 33, of Sao Paulo, Brazil in the bantamweight division.
After five five-minute rounds, Edgar was declared the winner via split decision. Here are the details:
- Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
- Title: “UFC on ESPN 15” (UFC Vegas 7)
- Venue: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
- Date: August 22, 2020
- Number of bouts: 9
“UFC Vegas 7” marked Edgar’s 27th UFC bout. It was Munhoz’s 14th outing in the Las Vegas-based MMA promotion.
Edgar has been competing in the UFC since 2007. The first opponents he defeated in the promotion were Tyson Griffin, Mark Bocek, Spencer Fisher, Hermes Franca, Sean Sherk, Matt Veach, Gray Maynard, Charles Oliviera, Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, Jeremy Stephens, Yair Rodriguez, Cub Swanson twice and B.J. Penn three times.
- Division: Bantamweight
- Fight number: 9 of 9
|Fighter||Pedro Munhoz||Frankie Edgar|
|Fight Name||The Young Punisher||The Answer|
|Previous UFC bouts||13||26|
- REFEREE: Herb Dean
- WINNER: FRANKIE EDGAR
- METHOD: Split Decision (48-47, 48-47, 46-49)
- TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 5
Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 7”
|Pedro Munhoz||Frankie Edgar|