A critical fight in the Women's Flyweight division has just been confirmed. Amanda Ribas will fight Rose Namajunas in a five-round main event fight at UFC Vegas 88 on March 23rd, in Las Vegas, Nevada, inside the UFC Apex, first reported by MMA Hoje.
This five-round main event occurs in the Women's Flyweight (125 lbs) division.
Amanda Ribas holds a professional record of 12-4 (7-3 UFC) and is ranked #9 at Women's Flyweight. She holds notable wins over Viviane Araujo, Virna Jandiroba, and Luana Pinheiro.
Rose Namajunas is ranked #8 in the Women's Pound-For-Pound rankings and holds a professional record of 11-6 (9-5 UFC), with credible wins over Zhang Weili, Joanna Jędrzejczyk, and Jessica Andrade.
Official betting odds have yet to be released.
Rose Namajunas has a second chance to assert herself in the Women's Flyweight weight class following a loss in her divisional debut to Manon Fiorot. Amanda Ribas will be looking to win two straight, which she hasn't been able to do since 2020. Both fighters need a victory in this matchup to move into the division's top.
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