After a successful night at UFC 253 which saw Israel Adesanya retain his UFC Middleweight Championship and continue his unbeaten streak, UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi will play host to UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana this weekend.
The main event will feature former women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm take on 6th ranked Irene Aldana. A heavyweight tilt between Yorgan de Castro and Carlos Felipe will serve as the co-main event while other fights on the main card include Germaine de Randamie vs. Julianna Peña, Kyler Phillips vs. Cameron Else, and Dequan Townsend vs. Dusko Todorovic.
The main event between Holly Holm and Irene Aldana could very well determine the next title challenger in the women’s bantamweight division as former champion Holly Holm looks for a second consecutive victory.
After coming up short in her bid to reclaim the bantamweight title last summer, Holly Holm got back into the win column in January by winning her fight against Raquel Pennington at UFC 246. The American has won each of her last three non-title fights and is one of the most formidable fighters in the sport, standing as a top contender in two divisions.
Irene Aldana will be entering the Octagon this weekend having won five of her last six outings, with her lone setback being a close split decision loss to Raquel Pennington.
The most impressive victory of her career was at UFC 245 where she surprisingly knocked out previously unbeaten Brazilian contender Ketlen Vieira. She has shown a ton of versatility in her wins, earning 6 knockouts, 3 submissions, and 3 decisions so far but this will be her biggest fight against an opponent with a lot of experience inside the octagon.
UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana Main Card:
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