Maycee Barber to battle Miranda Maverick at July 24 UFC occasion
Maycee Barber and Miranda Maverick are about to battle in a battle of flyweight prospects.
MMA Combating confirmed with sources with information of the matchup that Barber (8-2) and Maverick (9-2) will try in opposition to at a UFC occasion on July 24, following an preliminary guidelines from ESPN that cited UFC President Dana White. Each fighters additionally posted in regards to the upcoming matchup on social media.
Barber, 22, and Maverick, 23, are two of the brightest youthful skills to affix the UFC’s 125-pound roster inside the previous few years.
It was Barber who burst onto the UFC scene first, incomes a contract on the Contender Sequence in 2018 after which defeating her first three opponents by TKO. Nevertheless, she’s stumbled in her earlier two fights, dropping unanimous selections to Alexa Grasso and Roxanne Modafferi.
Maverick fought principally for Invicta FC sooner than signing with the UFC in 2020. She joined the UFC with a 7-2 file and has scored octagon victories over Gillian Robertson and Liana Jojua.
The July 24 UFC occasion has but to be formally introduced.