Category: Strawweight Division

What’s next for the women of #UFC216?

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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#UFC216 WMMA Rankings Predictions

This Saturday, fight fans will be treated to action in both the women’s strawweight and flyweight divisions. On the FS1 prelims, Pearl Gonzalez will make her sophomore UFC appearance in a strawweight clash against promotional newcomer Poliana Botelho. Later that night on the main card, Kalindra Faria and Mara Romero Borella will make thier respective UFC debuts in the newly minted flyweight division. Check out WMMA Ranking’s predictions for UFC 216’s action below! Continue reading “#UFC216 WMMA Rankings Predictions”