The UFC 273 tournament will feature a major fight between women in the lightweight division between award-winning world champion in jiu-jitsu Mackenzie Dern and longtime contender Tecia Torres. announced the game on social media on Wednesday. In the latest UFC rankings, Dern is in 5th place and Torres is in 7th place.
Dern (11-2) lost unanimously to Marina Rodriguez in five rounds at UFC Vegas 39, although she won the Night Fight honor in the process. The defeat shattered a four-fight winning streak that included presentations by Hannah Sifers, Randa Marcos and Nina Nunes.
Torres (13-5) has won three in a row, a remarkable turn from the skid he has lost in his previous four fights. The “Little Tornado” decided on Brianna Van Buren in June 2020 and returned to her winning streak, after which she stopped Dr. Sam Hughes ’technical knockout, and then in August, defeated Angela Hill at UFC 265. defeated.
UFC 273, whose exact address is not yet known, will take place on April 9, and in the main fight, Alexander Volkanovsky will fight Chan Sung Jung aka “Korean zombies”. According to reports, Aljamin Sterling’s rematch for the lightweight championship will be against Peter Young.