Kim Ji Yeon faces Poliana Botelho at UFC event on May 1st
Kim Ji Yeon has been booked to face Poliana Botelho at a UFC event on May 1st according to multiple reports. No venue has been confirmed but the event is likely to take place at the Apex Centre in Las Vegas.
Yeon (9-3-2) is coming off a decision loss to Alexa Grasso at UFC Vegas 8. Her record inside the octagon currently stands at 3-3, but two of those wins came by way of split decision.
Botelho (8-3) is also looking to bounce back after a decision defeat. She was beaten by Gillian Robertson at UFC Fight Island 6.
The event looks set to be headlined by a featherweight fight between Cub Swanson (27-11) and Gavin Tucker (13-1). The co-main event also pits Canada against the US with Damon Jackson (12-4) taking on TJ Laramie (18-4-1) at 145lbs.