UFC on ESPN+ 38 free fight: ‘The Korean Zombie’ demolishes Frankie Edgar on home soil

The arena in Busan, South Korea was filled with chants of “Zombie! Zombie!” as “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung delivered one of the biggest performances of his career at UFC on ESPN+ 23. Frankie Edgar had stepped in on just over two weeks’ notice to replace the injured Brian Ortega for the December 2019 […]

Cory Sandhagen hopes he’s no longer a ‘little name,’ sets sights on Frankie Edgar, T.J. Dillashaw

ABU DHABI – Cory Sandhagen didn’t plan on defeating Marlon Moraes by spinning wheel kick. It just played out that way. After a tactical and successful opening round, Sandhagen (13-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) put the finishing touches on his UFC on ESPN+ 37 performance by spinning and kicking his way to a TKO win early […]

Frankie Edgar Intrigued By Matchup with Former Bantamweight King Dominick Cruz

Frankie Edgar’s victory over Pedro Munhoz immediately made him a person of interest in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight division. Now “The Answer” has his sets set on a fellow former champion. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Frankie Edgar interested in ‘legacy fight’ with Dominick Cruz

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At UFC Vegas 7, Frankie Edgar did it again, coming through as an underdog against Pedro Munhoz to take a unanimous decision win in his bantamweight debut. The victory skyrocketed Edgar into the 135-pound rankings at No. 5 and set him up for one final title run. But with Edgar now […]

Hot Tweets: Frankie Edgar’s bantamweight debut and his future in the division

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Last weekend, and after many years of waiting, Frankie Edgar finally made his bantamweight debut. It was a good night for ‘The Answer’ as the 38-year-old former lightweight champion won a split decision over Pedro Munhoz and rocketed himself into the rankings becoming, I believe (didn’t fact check this) the first […]

UFC on ESPN 15 medical suspensions: Frankie Edgar, Pedro Munhoz among 60-day terms

Frankie Edgar and Pedro Munhoz are among six fighters facing a two-month medical suspension for injuries sustained at UFC on ESPN 15. MMA Junkie obtained the full list of suspensions from MixedMartialArts.com, the Association of Boxing Commission’s official record keeper. Headliners Edgar (24-8-1 MMA, 18-8-1 UFC) and Munhoz (18-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) each face 60 […]

USA TODAY Sports MMA Junkie rankings, Aug. 25: Welcome to bantamweight, Frankie Edgar

For as long as can be remembered, Frankie Edgar has been ranked at either lightweight or featherweight. Now you can add bantamweight. Edgar made his 135-pound debut this past weekend at UFC on ESPN 15, where he defeated Pedro Munhoz by split decision in the night’s main event. And that means a spot in the […]

Robbery Review: Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz at UFC on ESPN 15

Pedro Munhoz and Frankie Edgar at UFC on ESPN 15 in Las Vegas on Aug. 22, 2020 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around carelessly and is often steeped in bias. With Robbery Review, we’ll […]

Video: Between the Links, Episode 13: Jon Jones vacates, best 205er in the world, Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz fallout

Check out episode 13 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the rematch between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp as they react to Jon Jones vacating the UFC light heavyweight championship. In addition, the panel gives their take on who is the best 205-pounder in the world now that Jones […]

Pedro Munhoz Demands Immediate Rematch with Frankie Edgar

In the immediate aftermath of his loss to Frankie Edgar at UFC on ESPN 15, Pedro Munhoz wondered aloud

Pedro Munhoz wants Dana White to give him rematch ‘now’ after UFC on ESPN 15 loss to Frankie Edgar

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Top bantamweight Pedro Munhoz has a bad taste in his mouth after UFC on ESPN 15 and wants UFC President Dana White to book him a rematch with Frankie Edgar. The Brazilian vet took to Instagram on Monday to demand from White a rematch with Edgar, who on Saturday took […]

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Frankie Edgar after UFC on ESPN 15 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Pedro Munhoz after UFC on ESPN 15 loss?) Frankie Edgar showed he’s still got plenty of tread left on his tires on Saturday when he beat Pedro Munhoz in the UFC on ESPN 15 main event. Edgar (24-8-1 MMA, 18-8-1 UFC) made his long-awaited debut in the […]

UFC on ESPN 15 post-event facts: Frankie Edgar adds more UFC history to resume

The UFC’s busy August continued on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 15, which took place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas and aired on ESPN following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+. UFC legend and former champion Frankie Edgar (24-8-1 MMA, 18-8-1 UFC) further entrenched himself in the company records books in the main event, becoming […]

Frankie Edgar’s bantamweight reinvention puts him back in a familiar spot

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC It takes a lot to make what was old in MMA new again. This October, Frankie Edgar will be 39 years old. Fifteen in MMA years, thirteen with the UFC. On Saturday, he competed at bantamweight for the first time in his career. He entered the UFC on ESPN 15 […]

Pedro Munhoz Concerned Frankie Edgar’s Reputation Helped Him on Scorecards

The UFC on ESPN 15 headliner between Pedro Munhoz and Frankie Edgar was undeniably a closely-contested fight. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White impressed by Frankie Edgar’s bantamweight debut, ‘but he’s got some work to do there’

Frankie Edgar and Pedro Munhoz | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Back in the win column in a new division, Frankie Edgar once again finds himself in the thick of a title chase. But UFC President Dana White wants everyone to pump the brakes just a little. Edgar, a former lightweight champion and a longtime […]

Pedro Munhoz confident that he beat Frankie Edgar at UFC on ESPN 15: ‘Without a doubt’

Pedro Munhoz and Frankie Edgar | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Pedro Munhoz felt he did enough to add another victory over a former UFC champion to his resume. Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 15 main event was an instant classic as Munhoz welcomed Edgar to the bantamweight division with a competitive five-round effort that ended […]

Frankie Edgar Marks Bantamweight Territory, Edges Pedro Munhoz at UFC on ESPN 15

Frankie Edgar slips past Pedro Munhoz in the UFC on ESPN 15 headliner on Saturday in Las Vegas. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz UFC on ESPN 15 scorecard

Zuffa LLC The final scorecards in the UFC on ESPN 15 headliner between Frankie Edgar and Pedro Munhoz showed a marked difference of opinion among the three judges who scored the fight. Veteran judge Sal D’Amato had it four rounds to one for Munhoz, while fellow vets Derek Cleary and Eric Colon gave Edgar the […]

Still doubt Frankie Edgar after UFC on ESPN 15 win? ‘I don’t want to hear nothing from anybody’

Frankie Edgar is turning toward the bantamweight title after winning his divisional debut against Pedro Munhoz at UFC on ESPN 15. Edgar (24-8-1 MMA, 18-8-1 UFC), the former UFC lightweight champion, made a successful drop down to 135 pounds from featherweight and edged out a split decision win over Munhoz (18-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) in […]

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