Frankie Edgar has solely competed at light-weight and featherweight within the UFC – however that’s about to alter.

The following time struggle followers see him compete, Edgar (23-8-1 MMA, 17-8-1 UFC) can have made the drop to bantamweight. If all goes in accordance with plan, he’ll tackle Pedro Munhoz within the July 15 co-headliner as a part of UFC “Battle Island” on Yas Island.

In a picture posted Monday by his supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz, Edgar seems lean 16 days out from his 135-pound debut. In response to Abdelaziz, Edgar at present weighs 146 kilos. That’s the featherweight restrict.

The previous UFC light-weight champion and UFC featherweight title challenger must shed one other 10 kilos as a way to hit the bantamweight restrict of 136 kilos.

Take a look at Frankie Edgar’s new look within the picture under:

The UFC’s run in Abu Dhabi begins July 11, with the three-title struggle extravaganza that’s UFC 251. That’s the primary of 4 straight “Battle Island” occasions in July.

Edgar vs. Munhoz is about because the co-headliner for the third “Battle Island” occasion, on July 15.

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