A women’s bantamweight division encounter has been added to UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo according to Marcel Dorff of MMA DNA as #2 Ketlen Vieira faces Tonya Evinger.
Vieira (10-0-0) has already picked up four wins under the UFC banner, having defeated Kelly Faszholz, Ashlee Evans-Smith, Sara McMann and Cat Zingano. Vieira is still undefeated as a professional MMA fighter and that streak has now lasted almost four years. Vieira also competed for the first time in Brazil since signing with the UFC in 2016, but holds a 6-0-0 record as a professional MMA fighter in the country.
Evinger (19-6-0-1NC) is currently winless under the UFC banner, dropping a bout to UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cyborg at UFC 214. Evinger is also making her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Division debut in this bout, but the fighter has competed as a bantamweight outside of the promotion. Evinger is also a former Invicta FC Bantamweight Champion, defeating Irene Aldana at Invicta FC 13 to claim the gold.
UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo takes place on Saturday, September 22 from the Ibirapueroa Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.
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