UFC women’s strawweight veteran Felice Herrig is established to make her return to the Octagon right after a two-yr layoff against Virna Jandiroba at UFC 252.
Herrig is set to take on Jandiroba on the undercard of the Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 PPV that is tentatively titled UFC 252. The card is established to choose spot on August 15, probably at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto was the initially to announce the return of Herrig for the first time in two decades considering the fact that obtaining knee operation. Check out the battle announcement by way of Twitter.
Breaking: UFC focusing on Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) vs. Virna Jandiroba on Aug. 15, for every sources. Will be Herrig’s very first appearance given that 2018 owing to recuperate of knee operation. pic.twitter.com/7qmeyHPfWj
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) June 12, 2020
Breaking: UFC focusing on Felice Herrig ( @feliceherrig ) vs. Virna Jandiroba on Aug. 15, for every sources. Will be Herrig’s to start with look considering that 2018 because of to get better of knee surgery.
Herrig (14-8) is at present the No. 14 rated contender in the UFC women’s strawweight division. The extensive-time veteran of the sport has not fought considering that a final decision reduction to Michelle Waterson at UFC 229 in Oct 2018, the same evening Khabib Nurmagomedov defended the UFC light-weight title versus Conor McGregor. That was a very long time ago, but Herrig has a person managed to maintain her spot in the rankings. All round, Herrig is 5-3 in the UFC. Some of her noteworthy victories contain Cortney Casey, Alexa Grasso, and Justine Kish.
Herrig was final in the information adhering to UFC 246, when she declared she experienced been attacked in Las Vegas next the Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone card.
Jandiroba (15-1) is not at this time rated but she is the former Invicta FC women’s strawweight winner. Jandiroba created her UFC debut final spring and missing a conclusion to previous UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza in a limited-detect debut. Jandiroba then submitted Mallory Martin very last December in her 2nd UFC struggle. Prior to joining the UFC, Jandiroba was unbeaten with a 14- document and was the Invicta champ. Having said that, Herrig is heading to be the greatest opponent she’s confronted in advance of in addition to Esparza.
Who do you assume wins, Felice Herrig or Virna Jandiroba?