Category: UFC

#WMMADebate: Who should the UFC sign to the bantamweight division?

As WMMA continues to evolve, the UFC’s first weight class for women is facing some changes. With the number three ranked contender, Julianna Peña, announcing her pregnancy and several current bantamweight fighters moving to the 125-pound division, the UFC is in need of some top 135-pound talent.

Below, we take a look at who’s leaving the bantamweight division, as well as explore some potential bantamweight signees. Be sure to sound in and let us know who you would like to see the UFC pursue!

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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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