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Amanda Ribas looks to finish Rose Namajunas


Eighth-ranked women’s flyweight Amanda Ribas headlines this weekend’s UFC Vegas 89 fight card against former two-time strawweight titleholder Rose Namajunas.  

Ribas is ready for the biggest fight of his career.  

Ribas stated during the UFC Vegas 89 Media Day, “I have always thought that I would face the best Rose Namajunas.”  “I am prepared to face the best of her.”

Ribas (13-4) is coming off a stunning spinning wheel kick finish over Luana Pinheiro in her last fight but hasn’t put together back-to-back wins since 2020.  She hopes to change this on Saturday.  Ribas believes that winning over Namajunas would earn her an opponent in the Top 5.    

“I had a great time last year when I fought three times. This year, I’m hoping we can have three fights.”  I enjoy being active in the octagon.  “I hope that if I do win, God blesses me, I will be able to make Top 5 and possibly go for the belt,” said she.  

Ribas wants to complete the fight, even if it means going five rounds.  After all, a finish is usually required to earn a bonus.  

“Before being a UFC fighter I was an UFC fan.  I enjoy watching fights that are ended by submission or knockout. I strive to achieve this in my fights because ,…

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