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UFC Struggle Evening outcomes, highlights: Manon Fiorot outclasses Erin Blanchfield, requires title shot

Getty Images Manon Fiorot might have punched her ticket to a UFC title fight. Fiorot overwhelmed fellow top contender Erin Blanchfield at UFC Fight Night in Atlantic City on Saturday en route to a unanimous decision win. Fiorot motioned for a title around her waist as UFC announcer Bruce Buffer announced her name inside the

UFC Struggle Evening outcomes, highlights: Manon Fiorot outclasses Erin Blanchfield, requires title shot

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Manon Fiorot may need punched her ticket to a UFC title battle. Fiorot overwhelmed fellow high contender Erin Blanchfield at UFC Struggle Evening in Atlantic Metropolis on Saturday en path to a unanimous determination win.

Fiorot motioned for a title round her waist as UFC announcer Bruce Buffer introduced her identify contained in the Octagon. Blanchfield and Fiorot met in a battle of elite new contenders within the girls’s flyweight division. Blanchfield and Fiorot, ranked No. 2 and No.3 respectively within the UFC’s official rankings, operated with an expectation {that a} title shot awaited the winner.

“I am prepared,” Fiorot stated by an interpreter throughout her post-fight interview. “It doesn’t matter what, I would like my title shot.”

The frequent pre-fight evaluation was that Blanchfield would wish to shut the gap to beat her extra well-rounded opponent. Fiorot saved Blanchfield at distance with strikes, tallying up factors on the scorecards. Blanchfield fought valiantly in Spherical 2 and Spherical 4, however Fiorot swept her on all three judges scorecards with superior putting.

Blanchfield (12-2) entered the battle with six consecutive wins, most lately defeating former title challenger Talia Santos and former girls’s strawweight champ Jessica Andrade. Fiorot (12-1) additionally had six straight wins with the latest being over former strawweight champ Rose Namajunas.

UFC girls’s flyweight champion Alexa Grasso and former champ Valentina Shevchenko are set as coaches for the upcoming season of “The Final Fighter.” A trilogy battle between them is anticipated to comply with with Fiorot ready within the wings.

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