An interesting contest has been announced for next month’s Titan FC 53 event. The event’s co-featured bout will see Highly touted prospect Hannah Goldy attempt to capture the biggest win of her young career, as she takes on former ONE title contender, Istela Nunes in a strawweight affair.
The matchup was first reported by Michael Fiedel of TheBodyLockMMA.com
Istela Nunes (7-1-0) last competed at ONE – Battle for the Heavens, where she outlasted Gina Iniong to earn a decision victory. Her lone loss as a professional came in the form of a submission stoppage at the hands of current ONE champion, Angela Lee. Nunes’ most notable triumph came over long-time Japanese veteran, Mei Yamaguchi. The Parana Vale Tudo representative looks to climb the strawweight ranks with another victory, this time with the top regional promotion in Florida.
Hannah Goldy (4-0-0) is currently ranked as the #1 strawweight in the state of Florida, Goldy has proven herself on the regional scene, racking up four straight victories as a professional. While she is still at the infancy stage of her mixed martial arts career, Goldy does have a recognizable name on her resume, as she outpointed current UFC flyweight Gillian Robertson in the pair’s respective professional debuts. A win over a proven contender like Nunes puts her on the radar of many fans and could earn her a title shot in her next appearance.
Titan FC 53 takes place on March 15th, and airs LIVE on UFC Fight Pass.