The Brazilian flyweights have been scheduled to combat upcoming 7 days in Las Vegas, but the match was moved to an Aug. 1 function since both equally fighters are however grounded in Brazil due to travel constraints connected to the coronavirus pandemic, multiple persons with information of the transfer told MMA Fighting.
The promotion was also forced to pull 4 Brazilians from previous week’s function for the exact same cause earlier this month. Equally the June 27 and Aug. 1 playing cards choose position at UFC APEX without the need of an audience.
Araujo (8-2) is hunting to rebound from her initial UFC loss, a choice setback to previous title contender Jessica Eye. The Brazilian, who after held the Pancrase strawweight championship, beat Talita Bernardo at bantamweight in her octagon debut before generating flyweight her household in 2019 by defeating Alexis Davis.
Maia (17-6-1), a former Invicta FC flyweight champion, is coming off a selection decline to Katlyn Chookagian in November. The 31-12 months-old veteran holds a 2-2 record underneath the UFC banner with wins more than Alexis Davis and Roxanne Modafferi.