Erin Blanchfield vs. Molly McCann set for UFC 281 at MSG
Surging prospect Erin Blanchfield will attempt to slow down the fantastic momentum of Molly McCann in front of a place of origin crowd.
Blanchfield and McCann sq. off at UFC 281, which takes place Nov. 12 at Madison Sq. Garden in New York. Blanchfield first made the announcement by the use of her Instagram account after McCann teased knowledge was once going to be offered briefly, while MMA Fighting because of this truth confirmed the booking with a person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans.
The UFC confirmed the combat by the use of social media Thursday morning.
Ahead of this upcoming bout, Blanchfield has signed a brand spanking new handle the UFC.
Blanchfield has won 5 in an instant, at the side of a 3-0 start to her UFC run. After earning dominant resolution wins over Sarah Alpar and Miranda Maverick in her first two octagon appearances, the No. 13 flyweight in MMA Fighting’s International Rankings picked up her first promotional result in her most recent day trip when she submitted JJ Aldrich at this earlier June’s UFC Vegas 56 match.
McCann has won 3 in an instant bouts and has kicked off her 2022 run about as excellent because it may be able to get for a fighter at the moment. “Meatball” began the 365 days with the KO of the 365 days candidate against Luana Carolina at March’s UFC London match where she landed a ferocious spinning once more elbow inside the third round. The 32-year-old landed each and every different spinning once more elbow 4 months later inside the UFC’s return to London, this time leading to a first-round TKO win over Hannah Goldy.
UFC 281 is headlined by means of a middleweight establish bout between champion Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira.