By Nolan King |
April 6, 2021 11: 17 pm
Two of the UFC ladies’s flyweight division’s most necessary possibilities are field to square off this summer season.
Maycee Barber and Miranda Maverick will fight on the promotion’s July 24 occasion, which doesn’t currently comprise a spot or venue at the moment. UFC president Dana White told broadcast associate ESPN of the booking Tuesday.
Barber (8-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is coming off two-straight unanimous determination losses. In January 2020, Barber was once defeated by feeble UFC ladies’s flyweight title challenger Roxanne Modafferi. In that fight, Barber injured her knee, and this potential that, was once out of action for 13 months. When she returned in February 2021, she was once defeated by Mexico’s Alexa Grasso.
Maverick (9-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is off to a sizzling delivery up in her UFC occupation. At UFC 254 in October, Maverick debuted and defeated Liana Jojua by TKO on the tip of the predominant spherical resulting from a nick back. She returned March 27 at UFC 260 and received a unanimous determination against Gillian Robertson.
With the addition, the July 24 lineup involves:
- Macy Chiasson vs. Aspen Ladd
- Maycee Barber vs. Miranda Maverick