Pedro Munhoz News
Pedro Munhoz jokes that he will "f**k up" Sean O'Malley in the fighter hotel due to unfinished business from eye poke
Cole Shelton - August 16, 2023
BJ Penn praises Marlon Vera ahead of UFC 292 fight with Pedro Munhoz: “He does have all the championship qualities”
Harry Kettle - August 15, 2023
Sean O’Malley explains why he will never consider having a rematch with Pedro Munhoz: “I’ve seen guys take f**king fingers all the way through their eyes and they continue”
Harry Kettle - July 28, 2022
Sean O’Malley accuses Pedro Munhoz of robbing him of a highlight reel KO: “That wasn’t a f**king poke in the eye”
Harry Kettle - July 11, 2022
Sean O’Malley has gone after Pedro Munhoz following the controversial finish to their fight at UFC 276 last weekend. In what turned out to be a bit of a bantamweight grudge match in Las Vegas, Sean O’Malley and Pedro Munhoz fought to a disappointing no contest at the T-Mobile Arena. The bout came to an end in the second round with Munhoz claiming he couldn’t see off the back of an eye poke from O’Malley.
Pedro Munhoz reveals he has received threats against his family following fight with Sean O’Malley at UFC 276
Susan Cox - July 7, 2022
Pedro Munhoz is revealing that he has received threats against his family following his fight with Sean O’Malley. Munhoz (19-7 MMA) and O’Malley (15-1 MMA) entered the Octagon last Saturday, July 2nd at UFC 276 in a bantamweight bout. The result was a no contest ruling at 3:09 of round 2.
Pedro Munhoz blasts Sean O’Malley for his phony apology at UFC 276: “Now I just feel that I was in the circus”
Josh Evanoff - July 6, 2022
UFC bantamweight Pedro Munhoz isn’t a fan of Sean O’Malley’s recent comments. The two squared off at UFC 276 last weekend in Las Vegas. While it was an exciting matchup on paper, the fight itself ended in catastrophe. After a close first round, the fight was halted due to an eye poke in the second by ‘Sugar’.
Pedro Munhoz details the damage he suffered from Sean O’Malley’s eye pokes at UFC 276: “There’s a scratch in the cornea all the way around it”
Harry Kettle - July 4, 2022
Pedro Munhoz has revealed the damage he sustained from the accidental eye poke he received at the hands of Sean O’Malley. Last Saturday night at UFC 276, Pedro Munhoz gave Sean O’Malley a tough first round in their bantamweight encounter. Unfortunately, in the second, an accidental eye poke left Munhoz unable to continue.
Pros react after Sean O’Malley vs. Pedro Munhoz ends in a no-contest at UFC 276
Chris Taylor - July 2, 2022
UFC 276 Results: Sean O’Malley vs. Pedro Munhoz ends in a no-contest (Video)
Chris Taylor - July 2, 2022
A bantamweight bout between Sean O’Malley and Pedro Munhoz kicks off tonight’s UFC 276 main card from Las Vegas. O’Malley (15 -1 MMA) will enter the contest sporting a three-fight winning streak, this after scoring stoppage victories over Thomas Almeida, Kris Moutinho and Raulian Paiva in his most recent efforts.
Petr Yan dares Sean O’Malley to call him out if he defeats Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276: “I dare you to call me out and I will accept it”
Harry Kettle - July 1, 2022
Petr Yan has issued a challenge to Sean O’Malley ahead of his clash with Pedro Munhoz at UFC 276 this weekend. In one of the most talked-about fights on the UFC 276 card, Sean O’Malley will attempt to keep his rise up through the bantamweight division going strong when he collides with veteran Pedro Munhoz.
Pedro Munhoz says Sean O'Malley is "legit" but plans to "break him" at UFC 276
Cole Shelton - June 30, 2022
Pedro Munhoz believes Sean O’Malley is as legit as they come. Opening up the UFC 276 main card is a solid bantamweight scrap between Munhoz and O’Malley. The bout will serve as the first time O’Malley fights a top-10 opponent in the UFC. With that, many have criticized ‘Suga’ about who he has fought and wondered if he is good as he says he is, but for Munhoz, he believes ‘Suga’ is legit even without fighting a top-ranked opponent before.
Marlon Vera slams UFC booking Sean O'Malley vs. Pedro Munhoz: "Everything is to benefit Sugar"
Josh Evanoff - June 2, 2022
UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Vera believes the UFC is giving Sean O’Malley favorable matchmaking. ‘Chito’ and ‘Sugar’ are now strangers to each other in the octagon. The two faced off at UFC 252, with Vera picking up the win via first-round TKO. The bout was stopped after O’Malley injured his leg near the end of the round.
Sean O'Malley sees knockout of Pedro Munhoz as the next step in becoming bigger than Conor McGregor: "I'm a f*cking animal right now"
Josh Evanoff - May 13, 2022
Sean O'Malley set to return at UFC 276 in July against Pedro Munhoz
Josh Evanoff - May 3, 2022
UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley has his next assignment. ‘Suga’ is set to face Pedro Munhoz this summer at UFC 276. The fight was broken by Brett Okamoto and ESPN MMA earlier today. The bout announcement comes just hours after the matchup was leaked as a part of the UFC’s internal schedule. The bout joins a card without the main event, but not lacking in star power.
Pros react after Dominick Cruz defeats Pedro Munhoz at UFC 269
Chris Taylor - December 11, 2021
Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon at tonight’s UFC 269 event for a bout with Pedro Munhoz. Cruz (24-3 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since March’s UFC 259 event, where he had scored a split decision victory over Casey Kenney. The win had snapped a two-fight losing skid for ‘The Dominator’, as Cruz had suffered previous setbacks to Henry Cejudo and Cody Garbrandt respectively.
UFC 269 Results: Dominick Cruz defeats Pedro Munhoz (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - December 11, 2021
Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returns to the Octagon at tonight’s UFC 269 event for a bout with Pedro Munhoz. Cruz (23-3 MMA) returns for the first time since March’s UFC 259 event, where he scored a split decision victory over Casey Kenney. The win had snapped a two-fight losing skid for ‘The Dominator’, as Cruz had suffered previous setbacks to Henry Cejudo and Cody Garbrandt respectively.
Dominick Cruz returns at UFC 269 against top-10 bantamweight Pedro Munhoz
Cole Shelton - September 29, 2021
Dominick Cruz will be returning to the Octagon in December but not against Sean O’Malley. O’Malley has been hinting that he will be fighting in December and called out Cruz but according to MMAFighting, the former bantamweight champion will return on December 11 at UFC 269 against Pedro Munhoz. The event is expected to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jose Aldo releases statement following victory over "very tough guy" Pedro Munhoz at UFC 265
Adam D Martin - August 8, 2021
UFC bantamweight star Jose Aldo released a statement following his victory over his opponent, the “very tough guy” Pedro Munhoz, at UFC 265. Aldo won a unanimous decision over Munhoz in the co-main event of the UFC 265 pay-per-view. The Brazilian was able to outstrike his fellow countryman for the majority of the three rounds and take home a clear verdict on the judges’ scorecards. For Aldo, it was his second straight win after defeating Marlon Vera by decision in his last fight. He has won two straight fights now after having lost three straight fights. Despite being 34 years old and about to turn 35, Aldo seems to actually be improving and getting better as a fighter.
UFC 265 Results: Jose Aldo defeats Pedro Munhoz (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - August 7, 2021
Tonight’s UFC 265 event is co-headlined by a key bantamweight matchup featuring former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo taking on Pedro Munhoz. Aldo (29-7 MMA) most recently competed back in December, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Marlon Vera. That win snapped a three-fight losing skid for the Brazilian legend, who had previously suffered losses to Petr Yan, Marlon Moraes and Alexander Volkanovski respectively.
Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz promoted to co-main event of UFC 265
Adam D Martin - July 30, 2021
An exciting bantamweight bout between Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz has been promoted to the new co-main event spot at UFC 265. Aldo and Munhoz were previously scheduled to meet in a main card battle, but now that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena had to be pulled from the card, this intriguing matchup between elite bantamweights has been promoted to the co-main event of UFC 265. TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter was the first to reveal the news.
Cory Sandhagen says he turned down a short-notice fight against Pedro Munhoz after TJ Dillashaw withdrew
Cole Shelton - May 4, 2021
Cory Sandhagen was offered the chance to still headline UFC Vegas 26 this Saturday but opted not to. Sandhagen was originally supposed to fight TJ Dillashaw in a fight many fans were looking forward to. The winner was likely going to get a title shot, but Dillashaw was forced out of the fight due to a cut above the eye.
Pedro Munhoz releases statement after "Fight of the Night" war with Jimmie Rivera at UFC Vegas 20
Adam Martin - February 28, 2021
Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera rematch moved to UFC 258
Adam Martin - January 7, 2021
An intriguing bantamweight rematch between top-10 ranked fighters Pedro Munhoz and Jimmie Rivera has been moved to UFC 258. Munhoz and Rivera were previously slated to hook up on Fight Island on the January 20 card that’s headlined by Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny. The fight has now been moved to UFC 258, which takes place on February 13. That event is likely going to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. There was no immediate reason for why the fight was moved. MMAFighting.com was the first to report Munhoz vs. Rivera will be at UFC 258.
What's next for Frankie Edgar and Pedro Munhoz after UFC Vegas 7?
Cole Shelton - August 24, 2020
In the main event of UFC Vegas 7, Frankie Edgar was finally making his bantamweight debut against a top-five contender in Pedro Munhoz. It was a pivotal fight for both men. Edgar was looking to snap his two-fight losing streak and become a top contender at bantamweight with a win. For Munhoz, it was his first fight in over a year, so he was also looking to remind everyone that he’s a legit top-five bantamweight.