Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Edgar vs Munhoz?
Frankie Edgar beat Pedro Munhoz by split decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Vegas 7, on Saturday 22nd August 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Frankie Edgar.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Edgar vs Munhoz stats
Frankie Edgar stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Pedro Munhoz made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Edgar had a slight advantage in power over Munhoz, with a 30% knock out percentage over Munhoz's 28%.
Frankie Edgar was the older man by 5 years, at 40 years old.
Edgar had 3-inch reach advantage.
Edgar was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Munhoz, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 108 to Munhoz's 64.
Edgar vs Munhoz form
Edgar had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Max Holloway at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Brian Ortega at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Yair Rodriguez at UFC 211 on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Edgar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Munhoz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.