Last night in the featured prelim bout of the UFC 215 event, Sara McMann suffered a huge upset loss to undefeated Ketlen Vieira. The finish came at 4:16 of the second-round with Vieira picking up the Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).
The fight was McMann’s first since moving to Team Alpha Male. The 36-year-old was hoping for a title shot with an impressive performance, following a three-fight win streak which included submission stoppages over Alexis Davis and Gina Mazany. The loss is no doubt a major setback in McMann’s campaign for a shot at gold.
This morning, McMann spoke about the loss on her social media pages, take a look at her comments below.
“Last night didn’t yield the outcome that I wanted. I gave the best of myself and came up short. I know the strength inside of me and I will get back to work immediately to grow and learn from this setback. Thank you to all of my family, friends, and fans who support my goals and dreams. I believe in myself and that is unwavering“.
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UFC 215 took place on September 9, 2017 from the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The prelims featuring Sara McMann aired live on Fox Sports 1.