Marina Rodriguez and Yan Xiaonan are set to lock horns at UFC 272 as per Yan’s management Paradigm Sports.
Chinese star Yan comes into the fight on the back of a TKO defeat against Carla Esparza which was her first defeat in more than 11 years. She currently holds a professional record of 13-2 to her name and has wins over names like Angela Hill, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, and Claudia Gadelha in the UFC. The loss to Esparza is her only loss in the promotion as well whereas she has won six fights so far.
Marina Rodriguez comes into the fight with plenty of momentum. She is currently on a three-fight winning streak with wins over Mackenzie Dern, Michelle Waterson and Amanda Ribas.
She also holds victories over Tecia Torres and Jessica Aguilar in the UFC. Interestingly, Marina’s last defeat also came against Carla Esparza. This was also her only career loss in professional MMA as she currently holds a record of 15-1.
UFC 272 will happen at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Nevada on March 5, 2022, and will feature names like Edson Barboza, Bryce Mitchell, Jessica Eye, Manon Fiorot, Mariya Agapova, and Maryna Moroz apart from the fight between Marina and Yan.
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