LAS VEGAS – Before the fight offer came, Miranda Maverick had one name in mind she hoped not to fight. As it turns out, the UFC had said fight in their plans and matched her up with fellow prospect Maycee Barber. Days out from the matchup, which takes place Saturday at UFC on ESPN 27, Maverick (9-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is taking the fight against Barber (8-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) in stride. Despite her hopes of taking out the old guard before knocking off a fellow prospect, Maverick sees some of the upsides, too.
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