Miranda Maverick To Make UFC Debut on June 27th Versus Mara Romero Borella

UFC’s June 27th “Fight Night” event now has another bout added to it, as Mara Romero Borella and Miranda Maverick will square off on the show. First reported by MMA DNA, the fight will be the UFC debut for Maverick.

Maverick fought in regional women’s MMA promotion Invicta FC for most of her professional MMA career, with her most recent fight in the promotion being a decision victory over Pearl Gonzalez.

She’s matched against Borella, who has lost her last three in the UFC. Borella had a short appearance in May, losing to Cortney Casey after being caught in an armbar in the first round.

The show, which is set to happen at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, now has nine fights in total booked. Headlining the card is a five-round lightweight battle between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker.

Here are the nine fights booked currently.

Bout 9: Dustin Poirier (25-6) vs. Dan Hooker (20-8) (Lightweight)

Bout 8: Mickey Gall (6-2) vs. Mike Perry (13-6) (Welterweight)

Bout 7: Kyle Daukaus (9-0) vs. Brendan Allen (14-3) (Middleweight)

Bout 6: Maurice Greene (8-4) vs. Gian Villante (17-11) (Heavyweight)

Bout 5: Aspen Ladd (9-1) vs. Sara McMann (12-5) (Bantamweight)

Bout 4: Luis Pena (8-2) vs. Khama Worthy (15-6) (Lightweight)

Bout 3: Tanner Boser (17-6-1) vs. Philipe Lins (14-4) (Heavyweight)

Bout 2: Sean Woodson (7-0) vs. Kyle Nelson (13-3) (Catchweight 150-lbs)

Bout 1: Mara Romero Borella (12-8) vs. Miranda Maverick (7-2) (Flyweight)

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