Amanda Ribas isn’t sure why the UFC offered her to fight Paige VanZant at flyweight. Ribas, who’s currently ranked in the top 15 of the strawweight division, has competed at 115 pounds for the majority of her career. So when she was offered to face VanZant at 125, Ribas was a little confused but certainly didn’t shy away from the challenge of competing in a weight class above. Ribas (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will open up the UFC 251 main card when she faces VanZant on July 11 in Abu Dhabi. “I would have fought Paige VanZant at strawweight, but I’m not sure why the UFC made me an offer at flyweight,” Ribas told MMA Junkie

Read this article:

Amanda Ribas: Paige VanZant fight a chance ‘to test myself’ at higher weight class – MMA Junkie

Leave a Reply

Welcome to BAD MMA – The origins of combat™
The BADDEST brand on the planet™
© 2009-2020 BADMMA.COM
All Rights Reserved.
The BAD MMA™ trademark, logos, slogans, and website
are the property of Funky Bacteria Productions
© 2009-2020 Funky Bacteria Productions ™
All Rights Reserved.

» Home « » Shop « » Forums « » Privacy Policy « » Terms of Service «