- Main Event features bantamweight clash between No. 5 Pedro Munhoz and former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar
- Main Card begins at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+; Prelims begin at 5:30 p.m. exclusively on ESPN+
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UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Munhoz vs. Edgar is set for this Saturday, August 22, at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main event features an exciting bantamweight matchup between the division’s No. 5-ranked contender Pedro Munhoz (18-4, 1 NC) and former UFC lightweight champion and featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar (22-8-1). Edgar makes his debut in the 135-pound weight class, aiming to immediately impact the bantamweight division and position himself as the first athlete to challenge for UFC gold in three divisions.
The main card will air on ESPN and ESPN+ (English and Spanish) beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET with the prelims starting at 5:30 p.m. ET exclusively on ESPN+. The events will be closed to the public and will be produced with only essential personnel in attendance.
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UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs. Edgar
Programming (All times ET)
|Fri., 8/21||12 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Pre-Show: Munhoz vs. Edgar||ESPN+|
|5:30 p.m.||UFC Live: Munhoz vs. Edgar||ESPN2|
|5:30 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Prelims||ESPN+ (English + Spanish)|
|8:30 p.m.||UFC Fight Night: Main Card||ESPN and
ESPN+ (English + Spanish)
|11 p.m.||UFC Fight Night Post Show: Munhoz vs. Edgar||ESPN+|
Main Card and Prelims (All times ET)
|8:30 PM||Main||Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar|
|Co-Main||Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield|
|Undercard||Marcin Prachnio vs. Mike Rodriguez|
|Undercard||Mariya Agapova vs. Shana Dobson|
|Undercard||Daniel Rodriguez vs. Takashi Sato|
|5:30 PM||Feature||Amanda Lemos vs. Mizuki Inoue|
|Undercard||Austin Hubbard vs. Joe Solecki|
|Undercard||Dwight Grant vs. Calen Born|
|Undercard||Ike Villanueva vs. Jordan Wright|
|Undercard||Carlton Minus vs. Matthew Semelsberger|
|Undercard||Timur Valiev vs. Trevin Jones|
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