At UFC 216 in Las Vegas, Nevada, fight fans were treated to action in both the women’s strawweight and flyweight divisions. On the FOX Sports Prelims, Poliana Botelho made a successful UFC debut against Pearl Gonzalez. Botelho used exceptional takedown defense and well-timed elbows en route to a unanimous decision victory over a gritty Gonzalez. Later on the main card, Mara Romero Borella showed exceptional top pressure and BJJ transitions to submit Kalindra Faria with a rear-naked choke in the first round.
So, what’s next for the women of UFC 216?
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