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UFC 290: Who are The Only Two Female Fighters Competing In Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez PPV Card ?

UFC 290: Who are The Only Two Female Fighters Competing In Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez PPV Card ?

UFC 290: UFC News: Fans are eagerly anticipating the highly-anticipated matchup between featherweight champions Alexander Volkanovski and Yair Rodriguez, which is sure to be a night of high-stakes action and drama. However, the event also features other exciting matchups, including Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja. Despite the buzz surrounding the event, one thing that is […]

UFC 290: UFC News: Fans are eagerly anticipating the highly-anticipated matchup between featherweight champions Alexander Volkanovski and Yair Rodriguez, which is sure to be a night of high-stakes action and drama. However, the event also features other exciting matchups, including Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja. Despite the buzz surrounding the event, one thing that is missing is female action, with only a single fight featuring on the card. Nonetheless, fans are still eagerly awaiting the event and are sure to be treated to a night of unforgettable combat. Let’s dive into the details and see what the lone female fight has in store for us.

UFC 290: Who are The Only Two Female Fighters Competing In Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez PPV Card ?

UFC 290: Who are The Only Two Female Fighters Competing In Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez PPV Card ?

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UFC 290: The Two Female Fighters On Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez Card

As the much-awaited UFC 290 draws nearer, the attention of fans and enthusiasts alike is fixated on the much-anticipated clash between Alexander Volkanovski and Yair Rodriguez. Volkanovski, with his impressive record of 25 wins and just two losses, is keen to bounce back from his controversial defeat to Islam Makhachev. The event is a star-studded affair, with big names from the world of MMA set to take the stage. However, the only downside is the lack of female fights, with only one match scheduled featuring Yazmin Jauregui and Denise Gomes. 

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Yazmin Jauregui currently holds the 21st ranking in the UFC’s strawweight division and boasts an unbeaten MMA record. With two UFC wins already under her belt, the 24-year-old is widely regarded as one of Mexico’s most promising prospects in the sport. 

On the other hand, Denise Gomes, who is ranked 31st in the same division, recently secured her first career UFC victory via a second-round TKO of Bruna Brazil at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Allen. With both fighters looking to make a name for themselves in the strawweight division, it’ll be interesting to see how they perform in their upcoming bout. Check out the full card and get set for an unforgettable night of UFC action.

UFC 290: Full Card

Main Event

  • Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez – for UFC featherweight title
  • Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja – for UFC flyweight title
  • Robert Whittaker vs Dricus du Plessis 
  • Jalin Turner vs Dan Hooker 
  • Bo Nickal vs Tresean Gore

Prelims

  • Robbie Lawler vs Niko Price 
  • Sean Brady vs Jack Della Maddalena 
  • Yazmin Jauregui vs Denise Gomes 
  • Jimmy Crute vs Alonzo Menifield

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