Marina Rodriguez vs. Yan Xiaonan booked for UFC 272

An essential females’s strawweight match has actually been contributed to UFC 272.

Leading competitors Marina Rodriguez and Yan Xiaonan have actually been reserved to eliminate on the March 5 pay-per-view at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mixed martial arts Addict validated the reservation with an extra individual with understanding of the match following a preliminary statement from Xiaonan’s management, Paradigm Sports.

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Rodriguez (15-1-2 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 5-1-2 UFC) is coming off a big win in her 2nd UFC centerpiece area. The Brazilian beat Mackenzie Dern with a unanimous choice to extend her winning streak to 3. Rodriguez’s only profession loss came versus previous UFC champ Carla Esparza in July 2020.

China’s Xiaonan (13-2 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 6-1 UFC) is coming off her very first defeat in the UFC. She was was come by TKO by Esparza in Might. Prior to that, she was on a 12-fight unbeaten run that consisted of 6 UFC wins over significant names like previous title oppositions Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

With the addition, the most recent UFC 272 lineup now consists of:

  • Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell

  • Jessica Eye vs. Manon Fiorot

  • Mariya Agapova vs. Maryna Moroz

  • Dustin Jacoby vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk

  • Tim Elliott vs. Tagir Ulanbekov

  • Marina Rodriguez vs. Yan Xiaonan

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.