Andrade vs. Yan joins UFC 288 line-up

Jéssica Andrade is wasting no time returning to the Octagon.

Marcel Dorff of Eurosport Nederland reviews that Andrade faces Xiaonan Yan at UFC 288, the upcoming pay-per-ogle occasion scheduled for Also can 6 at the Prudential Heart in Newark, Recent Jersey.

After struggling a 2d-spherical submission loss to Erin Blanchfield, ‘Bate Estaca’ announced a switch from flyweight to strawweight. The frail champion alternated between the burden classes, earning wins over names just like Katlyn Chookagian, Cynthia Calvillo and Amanda Lemos.

A dominant efficiency in opposition to Lauren Murphy at UFC 283 in January followed, and it appeared as if Andrade changed into as soon as on the cusp of one other championship different in opposition to Valentina Shevchenko. That changed into as soon as till she impulsively met Blanchfield at UFC Vegas 69 in February.

In her most demonstrate appearance, Yan returned to the elevate column with a majority resolution over Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 61 this previous October. Prior to that, ‘Fury’ misplaced support-to-support fights in opposition to Carla Esparza and Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 27 and UFC 272, respectively.

Andrade and Yan are ranked No. 4 and No. 6 within the strawweight division.

With the addition of Andrade vs. Yan, UFC 288 has nine fights confirmed. Though unannounced, a bantamweight championship fight between Aljamain Sterling and Henry Cejudo is expected to headline. Put tuned to Bloody Elbow for more updates to the occasion as they changed into available within the upcoming months.

About the author: Kristen King is a author for Bloody Elbow. She has covered fight sports since 2016. (corpulent bio)

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