(#10) AMANDA LEMOS AND (#1 – FLW) JESSICA ANDRADE COLLIDE AT UFC® APEX IN LAS VEGAS

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 (#10) AMANDA LEMOS AND (#1 – FLW) JESSICA ANDRADE

COLLIDE AT UFC® APEX IN LAS VEGAS

 

FEATURED BOUT:

TANNER BOSER vs. ALEXANDR ROMANOV

 

Las Vegas – UFC® continues its run of exhibits at UFC APEX with an intriguing matchup within the strawweight division, as No. 10 ranked contender Amanda Lemos makes an attempt to spoil the return of former champion Jessica Andrade. Within the heavyweight co-main occasion, Tanner Boser plots to cease the undefeated up and comer Alexandr Romanov.

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: LEMOS vs ANDRADE will happen Saturday, April 23 from UFC APEX in Las Vegas. All bouts will stream on ESPN+, with the prelims starting at 3 p.m. PT/ 6 p.m. ET and the primary card at 6 p.m. PT/ 9 p.m. ET.

Lemos (11-1-1, combating out of Para, Brazil) seems to increase her five-fight win streak in her first UFC important occasion. Throughout her climb up the rankings, Lemos proved she is among the many finest within the division with wins over Angela Hill, Montserrat Conejo, and Livinha Souza. She now targets to safe the largest victory of her profession by defeating former strawweight champion Andrade and breaking into the Prime 5.

No. 1 ranked girls’s flyweight Andrade (22-9, combating out of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) steps again into the strawweight division for the primary time since 2020. The Muay Thai specialist, who has 9 knockouts and 7 submissions to her title, plans to recapture the momentum at 115 kilos that noticed her safe memorable victories over Rose Namajunas, Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Tecia Torres, in addition to a world title. She now goals to complete Lemos and start her rise again to the highest of the division.

Boser (20-8-1, combating out of Bonnyville, Alberta) seeks to proceed his ascent after a formidable knockout over veteran Ovince St. Preux in his final bout. The Karate knowledgeable, who has 10 wins by knockout and two by submission, now has his sights set on sending a message to the remainder of the heavyweights and erasing Romanov’s undefeated document.

Romanov (15-0, combating out of Comrat, Gagauzia, Moldova) intends to take advantage of his first UFC co-main occasion alternative after ending Jared Vanderaa in spectacular trend. The wrestler, who has a exceptional 10 first-round finishes and a 93 p.c ending price, now strives to maintain his good document in an thrilling matchup that can virtually definitely finish in a end.

 

Further bouts on the cardboard embrace:

  • Veteran Clay Guida (37-21, combating out of Johnsburg, Ailing.) hopes to finish Claudio Puelles (11-2, combating out Lima, Peru) four-fight win streak in a light-weight matchup
  • Featherweights Lando Vannata (12-5-2, combating out Albuquerque, N.M.) and Charles Jourdain (12-4-1, combating out of Beloeil, Quebec, Canada) face off in an all-action bout
  • No. 14 ranked girls’s flyweight Maycee Barber (9-2, combating out of Milwaukee, Wis.) meets submission technician Montana De La Rosa (12-6-1, combating out of Fort Value, Texas)
  • No. 12 ranked flyweight contender Sumudaerji (15-4, combating out of Sichuan, China) seems to proceed his profitable streak towards No. 14 ranked Manel Kape (17-6, combating out Phuket, Thailand by the use of Porto, Portugal)
  • Welterweight motion sees Louis Cosce (7-1, combating out of Arcata, Calif.) face off with submission ace Preston Parsons (9-3, combating out of Jacksonville Seaside, Fla.)
  • Jordan Wright (12-2, combating out of Los Angeles, Calif.) battles Marc-Andre Barriualt (13-5, 1 NC, combating out of Boca Raton, Fla. by the use of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada) in a 190-pound catchweight bout
  • Dana White’s Contender Collection contract winner Dwight Grant (11-4, combating out of Brooklyn, N.Y.) takes on Karate specialist Sergey Khandozhko (27-6-1, combating out of Krasnodar, Krasnodar Krai, Russia) at welterweight
  • Mild heavyweights Tyson Pedro (7-3, combating out of Sydney, Australia) and Ike Villanueva (18-13, combating out of Lansing, Mich.) lock horns
  • Flyweights Aoriqileng (20-11, combating out of Interior Mongolia, China) and Cameron Else (10-5, combating out of England, United Kingdom) face off as they each look to seize their first UFC win
  • Marcin Prachnio (15-5, combating out of Warsaw, Poland) and Philipe Lins (14-5, combating out of Coconut Creek, Fla. by the use of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil) battle at gentle heavyweight
  • Dean Barry (4-1, combating out of Dublin, County Dublin, Eire.) and Michael Jackson (0-1, 1 NC combating out of Houston, Texas) sq. off as they give the impression of being to make a reputation for themselves at welterweight

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