This Saturday’s UFC Vegas 65 event features an exciting matchup of strawweight prospects when Vanessa Demopoulos takes on Maria Oliveira.
Demopoulos (8-4-0) is riding high on a two-fight win streak after picking up a submission over Silvana Gomez Juarez, as well as a split decision against Jinh Yu Frey. The 34-year-old went viral following her past two fights after jumping into the arms of Joe Rogan and Michael Bisping during both octagon interviews. Know as ‘Lil Monster’, Demopoulos opened up earlier this year about how she recently quit her stripping career to focus entirely on MMA.
Oliveira (13-5-0) is coming off a split-decision victory over Gloria de Paula. Also known as ‘The Spider Girl’, the 25-year-old currently trains at the acclaimed Parana Vale Tudo gym and has been putting in significant work with Jessica Andrade in the lead-up to this fight. On Saturday, she plans to put on her best performance yet and show the world why she is a threat in the division.
UFC Vegas 65 takes place this Saturday, November 19, 2022, from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The preliminary card, featuring Demopoulos vs. Oliveira, will be aired live on ESPN+ from 1pm1 pm ET.