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Toms River, New Jersey’s Frankie Edgar earns 18th UFC win, beats Pedro Munhoz at ‘UFC Vegas 7’ in Nevada

Frankie Edgar, Pedro Munhoz (©UFC)

Frankie Edgar, Pedro Munhoz (©UFC)

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

Countries represented

Fighters

1. Brazil
  1. Amanda Lemos
  2. Pedro Munhoz
2. Guam
  1. Trevin Jones
3. Japan
  1. Mizuki Inoue
4. Kazakhstan
  1. Mariya Agapova
5. Poland
  1. Marcin Prachnio
6. Russia
  1. Timur Valiev
7. USA
  1. Austin Hubbard
  2. Carlton Minus
  3. Daniel Rodriguez
  4. Dwight Grant
  5. Isaac Villanueva
  6. Frankie Edgar
  7. Joe Solecki
  8. Jordan Wright
  9. Matthew Semelsberger
  10. Mike Rodriguez
  11. Shane Dobson

 

 

“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

RED CORNER

BLUE CORNER

Fighter Pedro Munhoz Frankie Edgar
Fight Name The Young Punisher The Answer
Age 33 38
Height 5’6″ 5’6″
Team
Previous UFC bouts 13 26


Fight result

  • 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
Wins 19 23
Losses 4 9
Draws 0 0
No Contests 0 0

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