Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana, Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan Booked for Aug. 1
By: Tristen Critchfield Jun 9, 2020
A bantamweight clash between Holly Holm
Aldana will headline an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on
The event is expected to be a UFC Fight Night and will take place
at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card will also included a
middleweight matchup pitting Derek
Brunson against Edmen
ESPN.com was first to report the bouts.
Holm, a former bantamweight champion, has won three of her last
five UFC appearances. Most recently, the Jackson-Wink MMA staple
took a unanimous decision over Raquel
Pennington in a rematch at UFC 246 on Jan. 18.
Aldana has been on a roll of late, winning five of her last six in
the Octagon. The 32-year-old Mexican bantamweight earned a
signature victory in her last outing, as she knocked out Ketlen
Vieira in the opening stanza at UFC 245.
Unbeaten in 11 professional outings, Shahbazyan looks like a rising
star in the UFC. The Glendale Fighting Club representative has
kicked off his promotional tenure with four consecutive victorious,
including first-round finishes of Charles
Marshman and Brad