Amanda Ribas is looking to earn a flyweight title shot on Saturday night.
Ribas is set to return to the Octagon on the main card of UFC Vegas 54 on Saturday night against Katlyn Chookagian. She’s moving up in weight to take the fight and for the Brazilian, she knows this is a big opportunity for her as if she can beat Chookagian, Ribas thinks she will earn a flyweight title shot.
“That is so amazing because it’s the No. 1 (contender), so this for me … some people think, ‘It’s not too much pressure?’ For me, no,” she said at media day. “For me, it’s a huge opportunity. It’s amazing… I think yes. Of course, it depends on the result of the fight, but yes. I think yes.”