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UFC Vegas 60: Gillian Robertson is a fighter to watch

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - DECEMBER 11: Gillian Robertson (R) punches Priscila Cachoeira of Brazil in their women's flyweight fight during the UFC 269 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

LAS LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 11: Gillian Robertson (right) during UFC 269 at T-Mobile Arena on December 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada defeated Priscila Cachoeira of Brazil in the women’s flyweight bout. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

lucky Liane Robertson hopes to get back on track at UFC Vegas 60.

UFC Vegas 60 is on Saturday with a big bantamweight fight at the top of the card. Both Cory Sandhagen and Song Yadong are looking to claim the title at 135 pounds. While they compete in the main event, there are many other key battles for the rest of the card.

One of them is Gillian Robertson vs Maria, Agapova, if Robertson wants to stay on the UFC roster, she needs a fight victory.

Robertson earned her entry to the UFC in 2017 because she was one of the top prospects to come out of The Ultimate Fighter at the time . She got off to a fast start, scoring two wins in her first two octagon races. But after early success, she has struggled to maintain momentum. near the top of the division rankings. Four of her five losses since 2019 have been title contenders like Maycee Barber and Miranda Maverick, among others. She has dropped three of her last four games, her last appearance being a loss to JJ Aldridge.

Mariya Agapova needs a win as bad as Gillian Robertson

Mariya Agapova is the woman who stands in the way and also wants to regain some of her own success. She last fought at UFC 272, where she was defeated by Maryna Moroz. Agapova joined the UFC in 2020 after losing to Tracy Cortez in Dana White’s Contenders series in 2019. She traded victory for defeat at 2-2. Like Robertson, Agapova is fighting for her place on the roster and needs a win to make the decision easier for UFC leadership.

UFC Vegas 60: Cory Sandhagen vs. Song Yadong in September 2022 Live from UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday 17th. Follow all your news and highlights with the live FanSided MMA.



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