The UFC is as soon as once more establishing a combat with Amanda Ribas and Paige VanZant, a number of sources informed MMA Combating. This time, although, Ribas and VanZant will meet in a flyweight contest. Combate first reported the information.
The yet-to-be-announced occasion is anticipated to happen at UFC’s “Struggle Island,” per sources. On her social media Thursday, VanZant wrote “coming to an island close to you.”
The 26-year-old abilities had been initially scheduled to fulfill in a 115-pound bout in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 14, however “12 Gauge” needed to withdraw as a consequence of a lingering arm damage.
Ribas (9-1) went on to face Randa Markos that evening in Brazil, bettering to 3-Zero within the UFC with a choice win. The Brazilian prospect plans on going again all the way down to strawweight after this match, a division the place she additionally beat Mackenzie Dern and Emily Whitmire.
VanZant (8-4), who has just one combat left in her contract with the promotion, hasn’t fought since a second-round armbar victory over Rachael Ostovich in Jan. 2019. VanZant holds a UFC report of 5 wins and three losses, together with stoppage victories over Bec Rawlings, Alex Chambers and Kailin Curran.