Marina Rodriguez Expects Title Shot With Win Over Amanda Lemos At UFC Vegas 64: "I'm Going To Be The Next Challenger"

UFC strawweight contender, Marina Rodriguez, has her eyes on a title shot in 2023.

Rodriguez spoke with reporters during Wednesday's media day for Saturday's UFC Vegas 64 event in Las Vegas ahead of her clash with Amanda Lemos and explained why she expects to be challenging for UFC gold if she defeats Lemos this weekend.

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“I’m very confident that I defeat Amanda, no matter how, I’m going to be the next challenger,” Rodriguez said (h/t MMA Junkie). “If everything goes perfectly I’m going to be there to see this fight (UFC 281 bout between Carla Esparza and Weili Zhang). I know she’s really tough. She’s got good victories – she’s got really good victories in the UFC. But we are both aggressive strikers, so I’m 100 percent confident that our fight has everything to be Fight of the Night.”

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