'I'll be more aggressive', Vieira says Ketlen on next challenge in the UFC

The Amazon currently defending the colors of the academy New Union will face the American Ashlee Evans-Smith.
07/02/2017 16h44 - Updated 7/02/2017 16h44
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If the first victory in the biggest MMA event on earth was split decision, next challenge to Amazon Ketlen Vieira will get the show to achieve the goal of climbing in the UFC rankings. Black judo band that currently defends the colors of the academy New Union will face the American Ashlee Evans-Smith, day 15 of April, em Kansas City (USA).

In full "camp" in André Pederneiras team, in Rio de Janeiro, the first Amazon woman to reach the Ultimate believes in physical and technical developments. She commented on the next challenge, in an interview with advisory Emanuel Sports & Marketing, who took their disclosure from this month.

"The preparation for this fight is being strong, for I am here since 6 from January, that is, this time I had more time to prepare me about my first fight in the UFC. I'm sure I'll be better, because that premiere nervousness has passed ", commented Ketlen, known in the middle of the fight as "Phenomenon".

to 25 years and representing MPBJJ, New Union branch in Manaus, Ketlen are unbeaten in seven professional MMA fights. She debuted in the UFC in October 2016, with a win by split decision over Kelly Faszholz. It was his second win on points, after three submissions and two knockouts on the national circuit. The goal now is to become one of the great athletes of the female bantamweight (up until 61 kg).

"This is a very important fight for me, They are winning because I certainly will come in the ranking category. So I'm very focused for this fight and I will give my best. Contra a Ashlee, you will see a more aggressive Ketlen ", warned.

Who is the opponent?
The American Ashlee Evans-Smith will be your biggest challenge in career. A atleta da Reign MMA tem 29 years and a record of five wins and only one defeat, including two wins followed in Ultimate. She is currently in 12th position in the ranking of the female bantamweight.

It's the first fight scheduled for the event day 15 of April, first UFC tournament in Kansas City.

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