Munhoz returns to competition for the first time since June 8, 2019. The 441-day layoff is the longest of his more than six-year UFC career.
Munhoz’s six stoppage victories in UFC bantamweight competition are fourth most in divisional history behind T.J. Dillashaw (eight), Marlon Vera (eight) and Urijah Faber (seven).
Munhoz’s three submission victories in UFC bantamweight competition are tied for fifth most in divisional history behind Faber (six), Rani Yahya (five), Aljamain Sterling (four) and Vera (four).
Munhoz’s three knockdowns landed at UFC 227 are tied for the UFC single-fight bantamweight record along with Hugo Viana (TUF 16 Finale) and Andre Soukhamthath (UFC Fight Night 114).
Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion, drops to bantamweight after a 13-fight stint in the featherweight division.
Edgar can become the 11th fighter in history to earn victories in three different UFC weight classes.
Edgar’s five losses in UFC championship fights are tied with B.J. Penn for second most in company history behind Randy Couture (six).
Edgar’s total fight time of 7:15:51 in UFC competition is the most in company history.
Edgar’s 1,568 significant strikes landed in UFC competition are fourth most in company history behind Max Holloway (2,173), Joanna Jedrzejczyk (1,711) and Donald Cerrone (1,597).
Edgar’s 68 takedowns landed in UFC competition are tied for fourth most in company history behind Georges St-Pierre (90), Gleison Tibau (84) and Demetrious Johnson (74).
Edgar’s 259 total strikes landed against Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 are the second most in a single UFC/WEC featherweight contest behind Max Holloway’s 307 against Brian Ortega at UFC 231.
Edgar’s submission of Swanson at the 4:56 mark of Round 5 at UFC Fight Night 57 is tied for the third-latest stoppage in a UFC bout behind Demetrious Johnson at UFC 186 (4:59, Round 5) and Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 139 (4:59, Round 5).
Edgar is one of two fighters in UFC history to defeat a single opponent on three separate occasions inside the octagon. He did so against Penn. Tito Ortiz also accomplished the feat against Ken Shamrock.
Edgar is the only fighter in UFC history to suffer three knockdowns in a single round and not lose the fight. The feat occurred in his UFC 125 draw with Gray Maynard.