UFC’s Amanda Ribas politely calls out Yan Xiaonan

Leave it to Amanda Ribas to call somebody out in the best method possible.

Joyful UFC strawweight possibility Ribas (10-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 4-1 UFC) required to Twitter to call out top-five ranked Yan Xiaonan (13-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 6-1 UFC), who’s likewise coming off her very first octagon problem.

Heyy @yanxiaonan how are you? I was believing..practically all fighters in our weight department have actually an arranged battle..How about schedule ours too?I believe it would be a GREAAT battle

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When she goes back to the octagon, Ribas will aim to rebound from her second-round TKO loss to Marina Rodriguez this previous January at UFC 257. The loss snapped her five-fight winning streak, that included a win over strawweight competitor Mackenzie Dern.

The Brazilian fan favorite was set up to deal with Angela Hill at UFC on ESPN 24 in Might, however she withdrew the day of the occasion after evaluating favorable for COVID-19. The bout was rescheduled for UFC Battle Night 189 in June, however Ribas was displaced as soon as again due to sticking around impacts from COVID and, as an outcome, the battle was ditched.

On the other hand, Xiaonan likewise just recently saw her remarkable run in the UFC come to a stop. After starting 6-0, consisting of a win over previous title opposition Claudia Gadelha, Xiaonan was visited previous UFC strawweight champ Carla Esparza in Might in an essential title contention bout.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.