A bantamweight showdown involving Karol Rosa and Vanessa Melo is set for the future UFC 251 pay back-for every-perspective display in Abu Dhabi on July 11, numerous sources advised MMA Preventing. Combate initial noted the scheduling.
Rosa and Melo were at first paired up versus distinctive opponents for April, May perhaps and June UFC playing cards, but all fights fell via because of to the coronavirus pandemic.
Rosa (12-3) had four different dates for a bantamweight clash with Julia Avila, but will meet up with Melo soon after all. A teammate of ex-UFC winner Jessica Andrade at PRVT, Rosa is 1- in the octagon with a split decision about Lara Procopio.
Melo (10-7), who was scheduled to share the cage with Sarah Alpar on May possibly 2, is searching to snap a two-combat shedding skid in the UFC with both defeats coming in conclusions against Irene Aldana and Tracy Cortez.
UFC 251 will get spot at the Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and characteristic Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns for the welterweight belt in the headlining attraction. Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway will rematch for the 145-pound strap in the co-main function, though Petr Yan faces Jose Aldo for the vacant bantamweight gold.
Look at the up to date line-up beneath.
Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway
Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo
Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas
Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant
Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar
Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka
Tai Tuivasa vs. Jarjis Danho
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Ciryl Gane
Raulian Paiva vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Karol Rosa vs. Vanessa Melo