UFC 288 adds Virna Jandiroba vs. Marina Rodriguez

The key fight among women in the flyweight division is scheduled for May 6.

Brazilian Challengers Virna Jandiroba And Marina Rodriguez set to fight in UFC 288an event announced as a promotion for the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. MMA Melotto first reported the fight.

Jandiroba (18-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) has won two of her last three fights. Recently, she defeated Angela Hill by unanimous decision in May. Her only losses since 2019 have been to Mackenzie Dern and Amanda Ribas.

Rodriguez (16-2-2 MMA, 6-2-2 UFC) looks to bounce back from November technical knockout loss against Amanda Lemos. The loss ended a four win streak that included victories over Amanda Ribas, Michelle Waterson-Gomez, Mackenzie Dern and Xiaonan Yan.

In addition, the current UFC 288 roster includes:

  • Champion Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo – for the bantamweight title

  • Charles Oliveira vs. Beneil Dariush

  • Bryce Mitchell vs. Jonathan Pierce

  • Jessica Andrade vs Yang Xiaonan

  • Charles Jourdain vs. Kron Gracie

  • Marina Rodriguez vs. virna jandiroba

  • Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Devin Clark

  • Andre Petroski vs. Armen Petrosyan

  • Nate Maness vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov

  • Chaos Williams vs. Rolando Bedoya

  • Daniel Santos vs. Johnny Munoz

To learn more about the card, visit the MMA Junkie event center to UFC 288.

The story originally appeared on MMA Junkie.


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