Top 15 Bantamweights Yana Santos and Chelsea Chandler to Fight at UFC Vegas 95

Yana Kunitskaya (Yana Santos), UFC 264
Yana Kunitskaya, UFC 264 official weigh-in Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press

Yana Santos will fight Chelsea Chandler in a ranked bantamweight clash on August 10, 2024. The fight is scheduled for the main card of UFC Vegas 95 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

News of the booking was first announced by Eurosport’s Marcel Dorff (@bigmarcel24) on his various social media platforms, on Friday. Santos also confirmed the match-up.

Yana Santos (14-8), the #12 ranked fighter in the UFC women’s bantamweight division, is desperately in need of a win. Santos is on a three-fight losing skid and has not won since defeating Ketlen Vieira in February 2022. Her most recent fight was a split decision loss at the hands of Karol Rosa, last July. Although that was in a rare women’s featherweight fight.

Chelsea Chandler (6-2) is the #14 ranked UFC women’s bantamweight fighter and 4-1 with the promotion. Chandler’s most recent fight was a unanimous decision victory against Josiane Nunes back in March. Unfortunately, Chandler missed weight for the bout. An Invicta FC product, Chelsea’s only loss in the UFC was against Norma Dumont in July of last year.

UFC Vegas 95 still doesn’t have a main event or co-main event announced at this time. With the addition of the Santos vs. Chandler here is the seven-fight card at the writing of this article:

  • Jarno Errens vs. Youssef Zalal
  • Marcin Tybura vs. Serghei Spivac
  • Yana Santos vs. Chelsea Chandler
  • Karl Williams vs. Jhonata Diniz
  • Allan Nascimento vs. Jafel Filho
  • Danny Barlow vs. Uros Medic
  • Jonny Parsons vs. Yusaku Kinoshita