Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz fight preview

UFC Fight Night 174: Kattar vs. Ige is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar will take on Pedro “The Young Punisher” Munhoz in the Bantamweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 174 card.

In this post, we will break down Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 38-year-old, Frankie Edgar is coming in with a 22-8-1 record. Edgar will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie in December.

Munhoz, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Aljamain Sterling on December 21, 2019 at UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes and holds a 18-4-0 (1 NC) record.

Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz
38
Age
33
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 6″
145 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
68″
Reach
65″
22-8-1
Record
18-4-0 (1 NC)
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Frankie Edgar has an orthodox fighting stance with a 68″ reach. The 33-year-old, Pedro Munhoz is an orthodox fighter with a 65″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Edgar comes in with 40% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 3.6 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Munhoz fires at 42% accuracy, landing about 5.29 significant strikes per minute. Frankie Edgar also has a 31% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.34 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Munhoz’s 0.92 takedowns and 81% takedown accuracy.

Pedro spent on average 8:46 minutes in the Octagon and Frankie has an average fight time of 16:46 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 174 is live in , who do you think will win, Frankie or Pedro? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 174: Kattar vs. Ige
Date
July 15, 2020
Location
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz

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