Three great fighters aspire to reach the top of UFC, to be champions of the most important company in the world of MMA and leave their legacy. Many are those who fail in the attempt and few who succeed in their career. It is appropriate to do the exercise of reviewing the news of three stars who are on the rise in mixed martial arts and who have all the tools inside the octagon to be able to have the title around their waist.
Amanda Ribas (Brazil – 12 in the women’s straw weight ranking)
He was born on August 26, 1993 in Varginha, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. He currently has a 10-1 professional record in which there were three wins by knockout, four by submission and three on the cards. The only loss of his career was against Polyana Viana in the Brazilian MMA company, Jungle Fight. This was by technical knockout, in which he lost the category belt. Amanda debuted in UFC on June 29, 2019 against Emily Whitmire and beat her by submission in the third round.
The Brazilian is undefeated within the octagon of UFC, since he left with his hand up with both Mackenzie Dern, Randa Markos and Paige VanZant (this was a fly fight). The category is dominated by Weili Zhang, but Ribas She has proven to be a very complete fighter, as evidenced by her triumphs. It would not be unreasonable to think that by adding two or three more victories she will have her chance for the belt in 2021.