Irene Aldana and Aspen Ladd have their next mission against each other.
The female bantamweight contenders are targeted to go head to head at UFC 273 on April 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
MMA Junkie confirmed the news on Thursday with someone familiar with the situation following an initial report from ESPN Deportes.
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Mexican Aldana (13-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) comes off a dominant TKO victory over Yana Kunitskaya in July at UFC 264. The 33-year-old has won six of her last eight fights and is looking to to earn. first title drawn in the UFC.
On the other hand, Ladd is looking to return to the winning column after losing to Norma Dumont in October. It was a featherweight fight. Ladd is 1-2 in her last three performances as she continues to struggle with weight loss.
Ladd was looking to fight former champion Miesha Tate, who quickly dismissed the idea.
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