Ladies’s flyweight contender Jennifer Maia is able to put collectively a brand new win streak. Following her unanimous resolution victory over Maryna Moroz at UFC Vegas 65, the Brazilian needs to make one other run up towards the highest of the division.
The truth is, it appears the previous Invicta champion even is aware of who she needs to face. In a dialog with Ag Battle, Jennifer named Alexa Grasso as a possible matchup for her subsequent outing. The best way the Brazilian places it, a match between herself and the Mexican may gain advantage each athletes.
“It’s a load off my again. I actually wanted that win. I’m actually glad I’m coming again house with that win, so I can have some momentum in my subsequent fights. I believed Moroz would attempt to grapple me extra, so I used to be shocked to see her making an attempt to strike. She trusted her putting. That was good for me, as a result of I used to be capable of struggle the place I like. Not that I don’t just like the mat, I’m fairly assured there, too, however that’s what shocked me,”
“Somebody who’s above me (as my subsequent opponent),” Maia stated. “I feel Alexa Grasso could possibly be attention-grabbing. She has additionally talked about this some time in the past, however it ended up not taking place. I might be an attention-grabbing struggle. It might be a superb struggle for me and for her.”
Earlier than the win over Moroz, Maia (20-9-1) was on a two-fight dropping skid, with unanimous resolution defeats to Manon Fiorot and Katlyn Chookagian, respectively in March and January of 2022. Previous to the defeats, the 34-year-old scored a unanimous resolution win over Jessica Eye, in July 2021.