Frankie Edgar makes a successful transition to bantamweight after earning a razor-thin split decision against Pedro Munhoz in an all-action Fight Night headliner.
Frankie Edgar def. Pedro Munhoz by split decision (48-47, 46-49, 48-47)
Edgar and Munhoz engaged in a back-and-forth war on the feed, constantly trading and moving. Both men landed effectively to the head. Additionally, Edgar focused on the body while Munhoz had Edgar's leg compromised. Despite one judge scoring the fight 4-1 for Munhoz, it was ultimately Edgar who earned the split decision.
UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs. Edgar took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, August 22. A bantamweight battle between Munhoz and Edgar served as headliner. Stay with Fightful for all your fight night coverage.