Unbeaten Jungle Fight Women’s Bantamweight Champion Larissa Moreira Pacheco will make her long-awaited Octagon debut on September 13th at UFC Fight Night 51: “Silva vs Arlovski 2” in Brasilia, Brazil. The 19-year-old meets fellow rising star Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade on the card.
Globo.com first reported on plans for the fight this week. Pacheco steps in to replace Andrade’s original opponent, Valérie “Trouble” Létourneau, who was forced to withdraw due to a knee injury. Pacheco and countrywoman Andrade have combined to score 19 stoppage wins in their careers to date.
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