Prospect Miranda Maverick outpoints Gillian Robertson
Miranda Radical continues to show why she’s considered as a brilliant possibility in the UFC ladies’s flyweight department.
The 23-year-old got her 2nd UFC win when she outpointed Gillian Robertson to a unanimous choice at UFC 260. Radical (9-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-0 UFC) won with ratings of 30-27, 30-27 and 29-28.
The ladies’s flyweight bout became part of the UFC 260 primary card at the UFC Peak in Las Vegas. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
In the preliminary, Radical managed the majority of the action. She kept the center of the octagon and landed strong mixes on Robertson (9-6 Mixed Martial Arts, 6-4 UFC) for most of the round. Radical likewise scored 2 takedowns late in the round.
However in the 2nd round, there was a clear momentum shift in favor of Robertson. The 25-year-old removed Radical early and managed her for more than 4 minutes. Radical continuously was safeguarding submissions and leaving back control, however Robertson was ruthless. Radical landed a great mix at the end of the round and had the ability to return on the feet for a couple of seconds prior to the bell.
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Radical began hot in the 3rd and landed a couple of heavy shots on Robertson. There was a takedown effort from Robertson, however Radical handled to safeguard and got on top for ground-and-pound. Robertson produced scrambles and tried to reverse position, however Radical appeared to be an action ahead.
With the win, Radical is now on a four-fight winning streak. She debuted with the UFC this previous October and beat Liana Jojua with a medical professional’s interruption. Radical formerly combated in Invicta FC, where she got success over significant names like Pearl Gonzalez and DeAnna Bennett.
Robertson is on a 2-fight skid after a loss to Taila Santos in December. Prior to that, Robertson had two successive success.
Red-hot UFC 260 outcomes consist of:
Miranda Radical def. Gillian Robertson by means of consentaneous choice (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Jamie Mullarkey def. Khama Worthy by means of knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:46
Alonzo Menifield def. Fabio Cherant by means of submission (Von Flue choke) – Round 1, 1:11
Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jared Gooden by means of consentaneous choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Modestas Bukauskas by means of split choice (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Omar Morales def. Shane Young by means of consentaneous choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Marc-Andre Barriault def. Abu Azaitar by means of TKO (punches) – Round 3, 4:56
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.