The UFC ladies’s featherweight championship might be on the road June 6 as two-division queen Amanda Nunes faces Felicia Spencer, a number of sources instructed MMA Combating following a report by ESPN.

The UFC has but to formally announce the June 6 occasion and its precise location.

“The Lioness” initially was scheduled to defend her belt in opposition to Spencer on Could 9 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, however the occasion was moved to the USA as a result of coronavirus pandemic. Nunes finally determined to not combat, explaining she wished to “let this coronavirus move slightly bit so I can not less than have a full camp.”

Spencer (8-1), a former Invicta FC champion, earned a shot on the 145-pound belt after stopping Zarah Fairn within the first spherical at UFC Norfolk in February. The Canadian prospect is 2-1 beneath the UFC banner with a fast submission victory over Megan Anderson adopted by a choice loss to Cris Cyborg.

Nunes (19-4) is using a 10-fight successful streak, which incorporates wins over six former or future UFC champions: Germaine de Randamie, Holly Holm, Cris Cyborg, Valentina Shevchenko, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.

As beforehand reported by MMA Combating, the June 6 occasion additionally encompasses a bantamweight conflict between former titleholder Cody Garbrandt and Raphael Assuncao.