The UFC’s busy August continued on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 15, which took place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas and aired on ESPN following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
UFC legend and former champion Frankie Edgar (24-8-1 MMA, 18-8-1 UFC) further entrenched himself in the company records books in the main event, becoming a winner in three different weight classes when he took a split decision over Pedro Munhoz (18-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) in his bantamweight debut.
“The Answer” came into the fight with a plethora of octagon records already attached to his name, and now he’s got even more. Check below for 30 post-event facts to come out of UFC on ESPN 15.
The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $88,000.
Debuting fighters went 3-2 at the event.
UFC on ESPN 15 drew an announced attendance of 0 for a live gate of $0.
Betting favorites went 4-5 on the card.
Betting favorites fell to 15-9 in UFC headliners this year.
Total fight time for the nine-bout card was 1:18:40.
Frankie Edgar def. Pedro Munhoz
Edgar was successful in his bantamweight debut.
Edgar became the 11th fighter in history to earn victories in three different UFC weight classes.
Edgar’s total fight time of 7:40:51 in UFC competition is the most in company history.
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Edgar and Munhoz combined for 301 significant strikes landed, the new single-fight UFC bantamweight record.
Edgar’s 1,703 significant strikes landed in UFC competition are third most in company history behind Max Holloway (2,173) and Joanna Jedrzejczyk (1,711).
Edgar’s 70 takedowns landed in UFC competition are fourth most in company history behind Georges St-Pierre (90), Gleison Tibau (84) and Demetrious Johnson (74).
Edgar has earned 10 of his 18 UFC victories by decision.
Edgar became the first fighter in UFC history to earn a “Fight of the Night” bonus in three different weight classes.
Edgar became the third fighter in UFC history to earn a fight-night bonus in three different weight classes. Conor McGregor and Jared Cannonier also accomplished the feat.
Munhoz suffered consecutive losses for the first time in his career.
Munhoz has suffered all five of his career losses by decision.
Mike Rodriguez (11-4 MMA, 1-3 UFC) has earned all 11 of his career victories by stoppage.
Marcin Prachnio’s (13-5 MMA, 0-3 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a victory since August 2017.
Prachnio has suffered all three of his UFC losses by knockout.