Report: Talita Bernardo Faces Jessica-Rose Clark At UFC 237


A women’s bantamweight division attraction has been added to UFC 237 according to Raphael Marinho of Combate as #10 (WFW) Jessica-Rose Clark is in action against Talita Bernardo.

Clark (9-5-0-1NC) is going to be making her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Division debut in this bout, having previously competed as a flyweight in the promotion. Clark has won two of three thus far under the UFC banner, having defeated the duo of Bec Rawlings and Paige VanZant. Clark has seen her last ten professional MMA fights go the distance and it has been over four years since the fighter got a finish.

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Bernardo (6-3-0) has won just one of three thus far in the UFC, with that lone win coming over Sarah Moras at UFC Fight Night Moncton. Bernardo is competing in her home country for the first time in the fighter’s UFC tenure, which began in September of 2017. Bernardo has seen four of her professional MMA fights go the distance, with the fighter winning two and losing two of those encounters.

UFC 237 takes place on Saturday, May 11 from the Arena Da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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