UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs. Edgar August 22 on ESPN and ESPN+

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UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs. Edgar August 22 on ESPN and ESPN+

  • 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+
  • ESPN+ available on the ESPN App, ESPN.com and connected TV devices. To subscribe, visit com/ufc

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
Sat., 8/22

 

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

About UFC®
UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 318 million fans and 102 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world, while broadcasting to nearly one billion TV households across more than 175 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 65 countries. The organization’s offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC was acquired in 2016 by global entertainment, sports and content company Endeavor, along with strategic investors Silver Lake Partners and KKR. UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.

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