Miranda Maverick vs. Maycee Barber Slated for July twenty fourth


LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 26: On this handout picture supplied by UFC, Miranda Maverick poses on the dimensions throughout the UFC 260 weigh-in at UFC APEX on March 26, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photograph by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Miranda Maverick is ready to return for her third UFC bout on July twenty fourth, this time in opposition to Maycee Barber. The cardboard presently doesn’t have a headline battle, however count on this one to be on the primary card. These two prospects are set to compete in what’s a pivotal level in each ladies’s careers.

Miranda Maverick

Miranda Maverick stands at 9-2, with a 2-0 file within the UFC. Her debut was actually spectacular, ending Liana Jojua by way of docs stoppage on the finish of the primary spherical. The previous Invicta prospect gained the Pheonix Collection 2 match, submitting DeAnna Bennett within the ultimate spherical of their battle.

Most lately, one in every of our prospects to look at, Miranda Maverick took on the extremely touted, Gillian Robertson. She dominated Roberston within the first spherical, managing to maintain the battle on the toes and utilise her superior stand-up abilities. The second spherical confirmed some weaknesses in Maverick’s sport. She was largely managed on the bottom, permitting Robertson to spend nearly all of the spherical trying to find submissions. Regardless of this, she confirmed stable jiu-jitsu defence, didn’t put herself into hazard and managed to remain calm all through. The third spherical was much like the primary, with Miranda Maverick staying dominant and coming away with the unanimous choice victory.

Maycee Barber

‘The Future’, Maycee Barber at one level in 2019 was the most well liked prospect within the UFC. Beginning her UFC profession undefeated, Barber rapidly progressed to 3-0 with three end victories after a formidable efficiency on the contender collection.

She was scheduled to face Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 246 in what ought to have been an actual coming-out occasion for Barber. Sadly for ‘The Future’, she partially tore her ACL and subsequently misplaced the battle convincingly.

Maycee Barber
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 18: Maycee Barber is checked by the physician in her flyweight battle throughout the UFC 246 occasion at T-Cellular Enviornment on January 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photograph by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Photos)

After over a yr out of the octagon, Barber returned within the co-main occasion of UFC 258, going through fellow prospect Alexa Grasso. Barber suffered her second straight defeat, being largely dominated all through.

Concern, The Future

This battle marks a profession turning level in each ladies’s careers. For Miranda Maverick, it’s a transparent step up in competitors. Barber has a number of energy, a stable wrestling base and has teaching arrange. Barber enters this one and not using a win since 2019 and might be extremely motivated to cease the hype practice that’s Miranda Maverick. If Maverick can get the W, she’s going to place herself properly within the 125lbs division.

If Barber suffers her third straight defeat, it actually pumps the brakes on her profession progress. At one level she was seeking to turn out to be the youngest UFC champion ever, breaking Jon Jones‘ file. If she falls to 0-3 in her final three fights, it could be a case of an excessive amount of too quickly for the younger Barber and will see herself getting reduce from the UFC.


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