Edgar vs Munhoz: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all the pre-buzz around UFC's Fight Night

The one with all to lose here is Edgar. A loss would mean he will be looking at a potential retirement


                            Edgar vs Munhoz: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all the pre-buzz around UFC's Fight Night
Frankie Edgar (Getty Images)

Time for Frankie Edgar to finally fire on all cylinders when he faces off Pedro Munhoz on Saturday, August 22, in the Bantamweight division. The clash was slated to happen in July but had to be delayed after Munhoz tested positive for Covid-19.

Nicknamed "The Young Punisher", Munhoz has spent half a dozen years in the UFC and will be keen to shake the rust off and give Edgar a tough fight. On the other hand, Edgar has been in the UFC since 2007 and despite the early success, he had a string of losses that saw him come down to the Bantamweight division. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the fight:

Time

The fight is scheduled for 8.30 pm ET on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

Venue

Both fighters will take each other on at the UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Where to watch?

The game will be televised live on ESPN. 

How to live stream?

ESPN+ is the most preferred option by UFC fans across the globe. At just $5 per month or $50 per year, the streamer can be used with Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, and Chromecast devices, as well as your computer’s web browser. YouTube TV is the other preferred option along with Hulu and Sling TV.

Pre-buzz around the bout

It is a spicy clash as Munhoz comes off a loss to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 238 that broke his three-match winning streak. With his lightweight title ending, Edgar moved to featherweight where he had limited success before being defeated by Jose Aldo and Max Holloway. Essentially, both men are entering to prove a point and the pressure will be on Edgar to make it count in this division. 

Who will win?

The one with all to lose here is Edgar. A loss on Saturday would mean he will be looking at a potential retirement. However, a win means he will be a key contender in the UFC title contention at Bantamweight. His 26-fight UFC career will hold him in goods stead and this could finally be the win he's looking for.

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