MMA Fighting first reported the bout, but its position on the card isn’t known at this time.
Rosa (12-3-0) is undefeated thus far under the UFC banner, having defeated Lara Fritzen Procopio at UFC Fight Night Shenzhen. Rosa will come into the contest riding a three fight winning streak and she hasn’t suffered a defeat in over a year. Rosa has suffered a total of three losses as a professional MMA fighter and one of them came to a UFC veteran in Larissa Pacheco.
Avila (7-1-0) is also undefeated thus far in the UFC, defeating Pannie Kianzad by unanimous decision at UFC 239. Avila has suffered a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came at Marciea Allen at Invicta FC 29. Avila is a former HD MMA Women’s Bantamweight Champion, defeating fellow UFC fighter Nicco Montano to win the gold at HD MMA 7.
UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Weidman takes place on Saturday, May 2 from a secret location with Jack Hermansson and Chris Weidman headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.
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