UFC Vegas 88: Rose Namajunas vs Amanda Ribas Main Event Annonunced

Rose Namajunas vs Amanda Ribas
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Rose Namajunas and Amanda Ribas are scheduled to face off in the main event bout at UFC Vegas 88 event.

Dana White announced on Twitter that Namajunas and Ribas are set for a flyweight showdown at the UFC event on March 23, 2024.

Rose Namajunas is presently on a two-fight losing streak. In her most recent match at UFC Paris event, she suffered a defeat at the hands of Manon Fiorot via unanimous decision. In between these bouts, Namajunas had been active in grappling matches at Fury Pro Grappling. Her latest grappling bout saw her losing to Gillian Robertson at Fury Pro Grappling 6 event.

Furthermore, Namajunas lost her UFC Strawweight championship at UFC 274 event after being defeated by Carla Esparza through a split decision. This loss not only ended Namajunas’ title reign, but also concluded her three-fight winning streak.

Amanda Ribas’s most recent bout took place at UFC Vegas 82 event, where she secured a victory over Luana Pinheiro through submission. Before facing Pinheiro, Ribas suffered a defeat at UFC Jacksonville event, where Maycee Barber emerged victorious with a knockout.

Presently, Amanda Ribas holds a UFC record of 7 wins and 3 losses. Ribas will be transitioning from the strawweight division to the flyweight division for her upcoming fight.

UFC Vegas 88 event is set to take place on March 23, 2024, broadcasting live from UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. A lightweight bout is also set for the event, where Kurt Holobaugh will face Trey Ogden 

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