Yan Xiaonan reportedly booked to face Claudia Gadelha on September 26th
According to reports in Brazil a strawweight bout between Yan Xiaonan and Claudia Gadelha is set for September 26th. Combate states that the fight is signed but the venue and fight card have yet to be confirmed.
Xiaonan (12-1-0-1) has won five UFC bouts out of five. The only interruption to her 12 fight winning streak came in 2016 when a fight with Emi Fujino ended in a no contest.
The Chinese fighter’s most recent win came at UFC Auckland. She scored a decision win over Karolina Kowalkiewicz to move up to #10 in the rankings.
Her opponent Gadelha (18-4) currently sits at #6 in the rankings. She is coming off a split decision win over Angela Hill at UFC Jacksonville.