Rising star Aspen Ladd will meet former title challenger Sara McMann in a clash between two of the best at bantamweight on June 27. Ladd took to social media to announce she had accepted a fight but didn’t confirm who she’d be facing or when the bout would be taking place.
A bantamweight clash between Aspen Ladd and Sara McMann is being planned for UFC Fight Night on June 27 event. The news was first broken by MMA Junkie, after a lot of speculation around who Aspen Ladd would be fighting, given she had very recently tweeted that she has signed a fight agreement.
Sara McMann who returned to active competition after pregnancy back in January will enter the fight after bouncing back from a two-fight losing streak. McMann last faced Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 166 and won the fight via unanimous decision.
Aspen Ladd, on the other hand, comes with a lot of momentum on her side. In her last encounter, Ladd knocked out Russian contender, Yana Kunitksya. She lost her perfect record last year to Germaine De Randamie at UFC Fight Night 155.