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The Octagon remains on Fight Island for tonight’s UFC on ESPN event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana.

The UFC’s former women’s bantamweight champion, Holm (13-5 MMA), will enter tonight’s contest looking to build off the momentum from her unanimous decision victory over Raquel Pennington in January.

Prior to defeating ‘Rocky’ in Las Vegas, Holly Holm was coming off a knockout loss to reigning women’s champ-champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 239.

Meanwhile, Irene Aldana (12-5 MMA) will enter UFC Fight Island 4 on a two-fight win streak, her latest being a knockout victory over Ketlen Vieira this past December. The Mexican standout has gone 5-1 over her past six Octagon appearance ahead of tonight’s contest with Holm.

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Tonight’s event is co-headlined by a heavyweight contest featuring Yorgan De Castro taking on Carlos Felipe.

De Castro (6-1 MMA) will enter tonight’s bout looking to rebound after suffering a unanimous decision loss to Greg Hardy at UFC 249. Prior his setback to the former NFL standout, the native up Cape Verde was coming off a first round knockout win over Justin Tafa at UFC 243.

As for Carlos Felipe (8-1 MMA), the Brazilian will also be looking to return to the win column at tonight’s event, this after suffering a unanimous decision setback to Sergey Spivak in his promotional debut.

Also featured on tonight’s card is a key women’s bantamweight match-up pitting former featherweight title holder Germaine de Randamie up against Julianna Pena.

If that wasn’t enough to get you interested, tonight’s UFC Fight Island 4 event also features the return of ‘The Natural Born Killer’ Carlos Condit.

Get all of tonight’s live results and highlights below:

UFC Fight Island 4 Main Card (10:30pm EST on ESPN)

Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana
Yorgan De Castro vs. Carlos Felipe
Germaine de Randamie vs. Julianna Pena
Kyler Phillips vs. Cameron Else
Dequan Townsend vs. Dusko Todorovic

UFC Fight Island 4 Prelims (7:30pm EST on ESPN+)

Carlos Condit vs. Court McGee
Charles Jourdain vs. Joshua Culibao
Jordan Williams vs. Nassourdine Imavov
Loma Lookboonmee vs. Jinh Yu Frey
Casey Kenney vs. Alateng Heili
Luigi Vendramini vs. Jessin Ayari

Who are you picking to win tonight’s UFC Fight Island 4 main event between Holly Holm and Irene Aldana? Share your predictions in the comments section PENN Nation!

This article first appeared on BJPENN.com on October 3, 2020





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