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Rising star Erin Blanchfield booked for pivotal fight in August

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Taila Santos (left) will fight Erin Blanchfield (right) in August. Photo via Instagram (@blanchfield_mma)

Rising flyweight star Erin Blanchfield is booked for an new pivotal fight.

On August 26 in Singapore she will take on former title challenger Taila Santos in a important fight for the women’s flyweight division. The news of the matchup was first reported by Freak MMA.

The pair were previously expected to fight in February, however, Santos pulled out from the fight after one of her corner members couldn’t get into the US.

Blanchfield rides an eight-fight winning streak and is undefeated in the UFC with wins against fighters like Jessica Andrade, Molly McCann and Miranda Maverick.

The fight will be Santos’ first return to action after challenging  Valentina Shevchenko for the title at UFC 275 in June 2022.

Check out the announced bouts for UFC Singapore below!

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 UFC Singapore with Erin Blanchfield

The Singapore card is headlined by a massive featherweight bout between former titleholder Max “Blessed” Holloway and veteran Chan Sung Jung, a.k.a “Korean Zombie.”

The card also features a highly interesting light heavyweight bout between former title challenger Anthony Smith and No. 10 ranked Ryan Spann.

  • Featherweight bout: Max Holloway vs. Chan Sung Jung
  • Heavyweight bout: Lukasz Brzeski vs. Waldo Cortes-Acosta
  • Middleweight bout: Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Chidi Njokuani
  • Women’s flyweight bout: JJ Aldrich vs. Liang Na
  • Light heavyweight bout: Anthony Smith vs. Ryan Spann
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Erin Blanchfield vs. Taila Santos

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