A bantamweight matchup is headed to the UFC’s Aug. 1 occasion.
An individual with data of the scenario knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the reserving Tuesday however requested to stay nameless because the promotion has but to make an official announcement.
After a 4-Zero begin to her UFC tenure which included wins over former bantamweight title challengers Sara McMann and Cat Zingano, Vieira suffered her first profession loss to Irene Aldana in her final outing at UFC 245.
Former Invicta FC bantamweight champ Kunitskaya challenged then UFC featherweight champ Cris Cyborg in her promotional debut in March 2018, however was stopped within the first spherical. She has break up her first 4 UFC appearances and is coming off a third-round stoppage loss to Aspen Ladd final December.
With the addition, the present Aug. 1 lineup contains:
- Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana
- Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
- Markus Perez vs. Eric Spicely
- Yana Kunitskaya vs. Ketlen Vieira