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Flyweight clash between Tracy Cortez and Amanda Ribas set for UFC event in December



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Flyweights Tracy Cortez and Amanda Ribas will square off at a UFC event in December. Photo: Jason Da Silva-USA TODAY Sports and David Berding-USA TODAY Sports

Flyweights Tracy Cortez and Amanda Ribas is set to fight at a UFC event this winter. The fight was first reported by ESPN Deportes. The bout will take place on December 3, but UFC has not announced a location or venue yet.

The Brazilian fighter Amanda Ribas has two losses in her last three fights, but the defeats came against game opponents in No. 3 ranked strawweight Marina Rodriguez and No. 1 ranked flyweight Katlyn Chookagian. Since making her UFC debut back in June 2019, she is 5-2.

The 28-year-old’s most notable wins came against Randa Markos, Paige VanZant and No. 4 ranked strawweight Mackenzie Dern.

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Tracy Cortez has ten straight wins

No. 14 ranked flyweight Tracy Cortez lost her MMA debut in August 2017, but won all of her ten fights since then. The 28-year-old made her UFC debut in 2019 and is undefeated in the organization.

She has unanimous decision wins over Vanessa Melo, Stephanie Egger, and Melissa Gatto, as well as a split decision win over veteran Justine Kish.

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