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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_Ts9EcenYKdtbRhCdt1_Oy2qFfc=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67283471/A44I1103.0.jpg"> <small>Bellator</small> <p>After her <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1137/bellator-244">Bellator 244</a> win, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/376/julia-budd">Julia Budd</a> breaks down her performance, what has motivated her to get back into the cage, and more Friday night.</p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Edl3xqCzO1deLdQoeUZ8J819bgQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67283926/114_Ricardo_Lamas.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/821/ricardo-lamas">Ricardo Lamas</a> will still be competing at the UFC’s next event in Las Vegas. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Lamas will take on newcomer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2235/bill-algeo">Bill Algeo</a>...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Munhoz v Edgar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Z27bPuxgaHdnMg8GnO3OaRek5eI=/0x0:3682x2455/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67281194/1228162261.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>A technical slugfest between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie Edgar</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1534/pedro-munhoz">Pedro Munhoz</a> might have been close on the scorecards, but it was a shoo-in for a post-fight bonus....

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Munhoz v Edgar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BuFzefoa4_qRqwmNJ20O3hCxCGU=/0x0:3885x2590/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67281396/1267771629.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alex K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from Saturday night’s UFC on ESPN 15 event in Las Vegas, including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Munhoz v Edgar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7cbHQWwXvdPN1mGmB-7gHTpfIkM=/0x0:3354x2236/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67281647/1267771611.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Pedro Munhoz and Frankie Edgar | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1534/pedro-munhoz">Pedro Munhoz</a> felt he did enough to add another victory over a former UFC champion to his resume.</p> <p>Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1143/august-22-ufc-event">UFC on ESPN 15</a>...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Munhoz v Edgar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K4abFnd6IlGGr9Ey0leGhGzzABU=/0x0:2134x1423/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67281743/1267771631.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Former lightweight champ and newly minted UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie Edgar</a> is on top of the world after beating <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1534/pedro-munhoz">Pedro Munhoz</a> at UFC on ESPN 15, and one big...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Munhoz v Edgar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UvJT83a8nrmbwbpp6r2BSWmp6sw=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67281931/1267770634.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Frankie Edgar and Pedro Munhoz | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Back in the win column in a new division, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie Edgar</a> once again finds himself in the thick of a title chase.</p> <p>But UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AgDAdljap-wyrNFTezDByl0jF68=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67282044/005_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If Oscar De La Hoya really plans to makes his return to boxing, he probably shouldn’t expect UFC president Dana White to sit in his cheering section.</p> <p>Earlier this week, the 47-year-old boxer turned promoter declared that...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Prachnio v Rodriguez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Jqy-2JoEq9tcIq6HDnj145qfuk0=/0x0:4508x3005/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67281038/1267765337.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4167/mike-rodriguez">Mike Rodriguez</a> certainly made the most of his late notice co-main event slot at UFC on ESPN 15.</p> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/313/ovince-st-preux">Ovince Saint Preux</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3432/alonzo-menifield">Alonzo Menifield</a> pulled from the...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Munhoz v Edgar: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/z4w8_4rv_eSir0tmVjI4IrEQfyc=/0x0:3463x2309/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67281019/1267551441.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>This is the UFC on ESPN 15 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10437/pedro-munhoz-vs-frankie-edgar">Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar</a>, the bantamweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.</p> <p>Both...