A new fight between Poliana Botelho and Ji Yeon “Fire Fist” Kim has been announced in the Flyweight division. The fight is scheduled to take place at UFC 270 on January 22, 2022.

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Poliana Botelho

In her most recent octagon appearance, Botelho was defeated by Luana Carolina via Decision at UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Procházka in a Flyweight bout. Botelho was the moderate favorite in the fight, coming in at -250. The loss extended her losing streak to 2 in a row. Botelho’s professional MMA record currently sits at 8-4.

Recent form for Ji Yeon Kim

In her most recent octagon appearance, Kim was defeated by Molly McCann via Decision at UFC Vegas 36: Brunson vs. Till in a Flyweight bout. Kim was the near even in the fight, coming in at +100. Despite the loss, Kim was awarded a Fight of the Night performance bonus. The loss extended her losing streak to 2 in a row. Kim’s professional MMA record currently sits at 9-4-2.

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Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Poliana Botelho vs Ji Yeon Kim
Poliana BotelhovsJi Yeon “Fire Fist” Kim
32Age31
12Fights15
8Wins9
4Losses4
6KO’s2
1Subs3
5’8″ (173cm)Height5’7″ (170cm)
67.0″ (170cm)Reach72.0″ (183cm)

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