Former champion Holly Holm returns to the UFC in a highly anticipated matchup against rising contender Mayra Bueno Silva. Find out who will come out on top at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva.
Former Champion Holly Holm Returns to UFC Fight Night
The UFC is set to host an exciting fight card tonight, featuring the highly anticipated return of former women’s bantamweight champion, Holly Holm. The event, titled UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva, will take place at the Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Holm, who is currently ranked third in the division, will be facing off against rising contender Mayra Bueno Silva. Both fighters are eager to secure a shot at the vacant women’s bantamweight title. Holm is optimistic about her chances and believes a win tonight could propel her towards another title opportunity.
In her last fight, Holm showcased her skills and determination by defeating Yana Santos at the UFC Fight Night event in March. This victory has given her momentum and confidence heading into tonight’s bout.
On the other hand, Bueno Silva, who is ranked tenth in the division, sees this fight as an opportunity to make a name for herself in the UFC. A win over Holm would be a major upset and could potentially catapult Bueno Silva into the title contention conversation.
Both fighters have a lot at stake in tonight’s matchup, as it could determine their future in the division. Holm has already proven herself against top-ranked contender Raquel Pennington, defeating her twice in previous fights. If Holm emerges victorious tonight, she could solidify her position as a top contender.
Meanwhile, Bueno Silva has been vocal about her desire to challenge the top-ranked contenders for the title. She believes that a matchup between Pennington and Julianna Peña wouldn’t generate much interest and sees herself as a more compelling opponent.
The UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva card is stacked with exciting matchups across various weight classes. In the welterweight co-main event, Jack Della Maddalena will face off against Bassil Hafez. Additionally, Ottman Azaitar will take on Francisco Prado in a lightweight bout.
Here is the full card for UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva:
|Women’s Bantamweight Main Event: #3 Holly Holm (15-6) vs. #10 Mayra Bueno Silva (10-2-1)|
|Welterweight Co-Main Event: #14 Jack Della Maddalena vs. Bassil Hafez (8-3-1)|
|Lightweight: Ottman Azaitar (13-1) vs. Francisco Prado (11-1)|
|Middleweight: Albert Duraev (16-4) vs. Junyong Park (16-5)|
|Women’s Featherweight: (WB) #13 Norma Dumont (9-2) vs. (WB) #15 Chelsea Chandler (5-1)|
The preliminary card also promises thrilling matchups, including a featherweight clash between Tucker Lutz and Melsik Baghdasaryan.
Stay tuned for all the action at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva!