UFC finalizing Viviane Araujo vs. Andrea Lee for May 14 event
A females’s flyweight battle in between 2 leading UFC competitors remains in the works.
The promo is completing a bout in between Viviane Araujo (10-3 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 4-2 UFC) and Andrea Lee (13-5 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 5-3 UFC) for the UFC Battle Night occasion Might 14, which does not presently have an area or place. Spoken arrangements remain in location with agreements anticipated in the coming days.
2 individuals with understanding of the targeted reservation just recently notified mixed martial arts Addict however asked to stay confidential as the promo has yet to make a main statement.
Araujo, 35, was set up to eliminate Saturday vs. Alexa Grasso at UFC 270 however suffered an injury and withdrew from the battle. She most just recently contended at UFC 262 in Might when she lost a unanimous choice to seasonal competitor Katlyn Chookagian. Prior to that defeat, Araujo won back-to-back battles versus Roxanne Modafferi and Montana De La Rosa – both through consentaneous choice.
Lee, 32, trips back-to-back success into her match versus Araujo. Following 3 successive losses coming from late 2019 through 2020, Lee sent Antonina Shevchenko and stopped Cynthia Calvillo through corner blockage.
With the addition, the UFC Battle Night lineup for May 14 consists of:
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.