Report: Ketlen Vieira Faces Yana Kunitskaya At UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana

A women’s bantamweight division attraction has been added to UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana as #7 Ketlen Vieira faces #8 Yana Kunitskaya.

MMA Junkie first reported the bout, who’s spot on the card isn’t known at this time.

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Vieira (10-1-0) is looking to rebound from her first professional MMA defeat, which came against Irene Aldana at UFC 245. Vieira is back on a Fight Night card for the first time in three-plus years, with her last such appearance coming at UFC Fight Night 96 in October of 2016. Vieira has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and four of them came by way of submission.

Kunitskaya (12-5-0-1NC) has won two of four under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over Lina Lansberg and Marion Reneau. Kunitskaya has previously challenged for the UFC Women’s Featherweight Title, losing to then champion Cyborg at UFC 222. Kunitskaya has picked up twelve wins as a professional MMA fighter and seven of them came by way of KO/TKO.

UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana takes place on Saturday, August 1 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Holly Holm and Irene Aldana headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be announced.

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