A women’s strawweight division contest is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night Utica as Jessica Aguilar is in action against Jodie Esquibel.
Aguilar (19-6-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, dropping fights to the duo of Claudia Gadelha and Cortney Casey. Aguilar is a former World Series Of Fighting Women’s Strawweight Champion, defeating Alida Gray at the WSOF 8 to win the gold. Aguilar hasn’t earned a victory in almost four years, with that last win coming over Kalindra Farioa at the WSOF 15.
Esquibel (6-3-0) is also winless thus far in her UFC campaign, dropping a bout to Karolina Kowalkiewicz by decision at UFC Fight Night Gdansk. Esquibel has also seen her last five fights go the distance and it has been almost five years since the fighter got a finish. Esquibel also competed six times in the Invicta FC promotion, defeating UFC veteran DeAnna Bennett at Invicta FC 22.
UFC Fight Night Utica takes place on Friday, June 1 from the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, new York with Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.