The Mexican will face the No. 1 contender in the women’s bantamweight division and could catapult her to a starting opportunity if she wins.
The Mexican fighter Irene aldana has a new chance that could catapult her into a title fight at the UFC.
This Saturday night through your social networks, Aldana, currently the N ° 4 at the women’s bantamweight, announced that she will fight the contender Germaine de Randamie next November 6 at the UFC 268 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Aldana (13-6) comes from a overwhelming victory by knockout in a round over former featherweight title contender Yana Kunitskaya, however, before that she was dominated by Holly Holm in a unanimous decision loss in October 2020.
From Randamie (10-4), former featherweight champion after beating Holm, comes from submitting Julianna Pena in three rounds on the same card she fell on Aldana and he already had a title opportunity against the monarch Amanda Nunes, in which he lost by unanimous decision in December 2019.
The UFC 268 will be headed by the expected fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington for him welterweight championshipIn addition, the rematch match for the female straw title Come in Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili.
Also expected is the bouts between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler at lightweight; Sean Strickland vs. Luke Rockhold at middleweight; Frankie Edgar against Ecuadorian Marlon Vera at bantamweight; and Al Iaquinta versus Bobby Green at lightweight.