UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs Edgar

UFC holds the next event in Las Vegas at the UFC Apex Arena this coming Sunday, August 23, with UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs Edgar. The main card will start at 8:30 a.m. Hong Kong and the prelims will kick off at 5:30 a.m.

Main Event

Fan-favorite Frankie Edgar, former lightweight champion and featherweight title challenger, reinvents his career yet again with his debut at bantamweight against #5 ranked Pedro Munhoz, a proven fight finisher with eight victories in the first round.

Co-main Event

The heavyweight onslaught continues as former interim light heavyweight title challenger Ovince Saint Preux takes on KO artist Alonzo Menifield.

Asia Represent

  • Takashi Sato (Japan) is returning after an amazing 48 second TKO victory to face Daniel Rodriguez who is seeking his ninth consecutive win.
  • Mizuki (Japan) will try for her third straight victory in the Octagon against Amanda Lemos   who most recently won by submission at UFC Busan.
  • Mark Striegl (Philippines), SEA Games champion and highly successful veteran of MMA in Asia, will make his UFC debut against Timur Valiev, a Pankration and grappling champion who is also making his UFC debut.

About the Author

Jeremy Deschner
Black Belt in American Karate from the Texas Karate Institute. Now training in Brazilian Jiujitsu in Japan. Twitter: @mmajpn1 @jiujitsu_Jedi

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