Amanda Ribas and Yan Xiaonan have been touted for MMA superstardom in a new listing posted by the UFC on their official web page.
The UFC launched a ‘On The Rise: Fighter To Look at 2021‘ listing on Monday. Strawweight contenders Amanda Ribas and Yan Xiaonan were being the only two females featured on the checklist. Amongst them had been also the likes of Ciryl Gane, Cory Sandhagen, Joaquin Buckley and Kevin Holland.
Ribas (10-1-) has absent 4- given that signing with the UFC, buying up victories over the likes of Mackenzie Dern, Randa Markos, Paige VanZant and Emily Whitmire. The 27-calendar year-old returns to motion at the forthcoming ‘UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2’ celebration on January 23 when she takes on Marina Rodriguez. All through a new job interview, Ribas stated that she ideas to “steal the show” at the future spend-per-look at function.
Yan Xiaonan (13-1-) has long gone 6- considering that signing with the UFC again in 2017. In her previous a few fights, she has picked up big wins above former title challengers – Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz, as very well as a victory in excess of Angela Hill. The 31-year-previous is presently ranked amongst the division’s elite, just beneath the likes of Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas.
Equally Ribas and Xiaonan have been not long ago nominated for ‘Breakout Star of the Year’ in the WMMA Rankings Year-Stop Awards 2020 – Simply click In this article to vote.
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