Report: Nicco Montano vs. Julia Avila II Added To UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik

A women’s bantamweight division rematch has been added to UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik as #15 Nicco Montano again faces Julia Avila.

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

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Montano (4-3-0) has won just one of two under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Roxanne Modafferi at the UFC Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale. Montano is the first ever UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion, defeating the aforementioned Modafferi to win that title. Montano hasn’t picked up a win in almost three years, as the UFC Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale took place in December of 2017.

Avila (8-1-0) won the first encounter between herself and Montano, with that win coming by way of unanimous decision at HD MMA 7 in January of 2017. Avila has already picked up a pair of wins in UFC competition, with those victories coming over Pannie Kianzad and Gina Mazany. Avila has picked up eight wins as a professional MMA fighter and four of them came by way of KO/TKO.

UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik takes place on Saturday, August 8 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be announced.

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