Amanda Nunes vs. Irene Aldana Targeted For UFC 285

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Las Vegas, NV – Add another possible title fight to UFC 285 as a fight between bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and contender Irene Aldana is targeted for the much anticipated pay-per-view in Las Vegas.

First reported by Combate.

Nunes (22-5) is fresh off earning her title back from now former champion Julianna Peña at UFC 277 in July. Prior to that she had torn through the bantamweight division and had a couple of title fights at 145-pounds.

Aldana (14-6) comes into this matchup following a TKO victory over Macy Chiasson at UFC 279 in September. Coming into this bout with two consecutive finishes helped Aldana earn the title shot over a possible trilogy between Nunes and Peña.

UFC 285 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 4 on PPV. As of now the card stands as follows:

  • Jon Jones vs. Cyril Gane UFC Heavyweight Title Fight
  • Amanda Nunes vs. Irene Aldana Targeted For UFC Bantamweight Title
  • Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Geoff Neal
  • Derek Brunson vs. Dricus Du Plessis
  • Jamie Pickett vs. Bo Nickal
  • Julian Marquez vs. Marc-Andre Barriault
  • Viviane Araujo vs. Amanda Ribas
  • Cody Garbrandt vs. Julio Arce
  • Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci
  • Farid Basharat vs. Da’Mon Blackshear
  • Kamuela Kirk vs. Esteban Ribovics

With just a couple more slots left for fights on the card UFC 285 should be pretty much complete at this point.