Yana Kunitskaya has entered the prime-five in the UFC’s formal bantamweight rankings following a victory about Ketlen Vieira this previous Saturday.
Kunitskaya (14-5-) picked up a substantial victory at this past Saturday’s UFC Vegas 19 celebration, defeating Brazil’s Ketlen Vieira by means of unanimous choice.
The Russian fell shorter in her UFC debut back in 2018, shedding to Cris Cyborg in a headlining PPV bout for the featherweight championship. Due to the fact that loss, the 31-year-previous has moved down to bantamweight and has appeared definitely sensational, finding up victories in excess of the likes of Marion Reneau, Lina Lansberg andJulija Stoliarenko. In actuality, the ‘Foxy’ a single has absent 4-1 as a UFC bantamweight, with the sole reduction coming by way of a 3rd-round TKO to Aspen Ladd back again in 2019.
The UFC current their official rankings on Tuesday and Kunitskaya was moved up two places from selection-7 to amount-5. Meanwhile, Julianna Pena dropped a location to range-6 and Ketlen Vieira dropped to variety-7
Acquire a appear at a screenshot of the UFC’s newest rankings update beneath.