Amanda Ribas reportedly suffered ruptured bicep tendon outdated to Katlyn Chookagian fight

Amanda Ribas lost her flyweight fight to Katlyn Chookagian on Saturday at UFC Vegas 54. Nevertheless, pondering what she went thru to gain to fight night and the questions she forward of — and for the length of — the 15-minute scrap, Ribas can steal some solace within the real fact that she used to be in a set apart to make contributions in the direction of the fight winning “Fight of the Evening” bonus honors.

Ribas, who is the No. 9 ranked fighter within the official UFC strawweight rankings, moved up to 125 kilos to snarl the No. 1 ranked Chookagian at UFC Vegas 54. Ribas hoped that a take over the aged title challenger would attach her on the instant music to a bout reverse the winner of the upcoming UFC 275 contest between flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko and No. 4 ranked challenger Taila Santos.

That concept didn’t figure out as Chookagian took dwelling the split possibility take. Per Ribas’ father, no one knew what to await from Ribas as soon as the octagon door used to be locked and motion commenced on Saturday night.

“A extremely stressful month,” Marcelo wrote on Instagram. “A golden different to fight world no 1. At 25 days, an harm ‘total break of the biceps tendon’ comes in, then physical therapy 3 instances a day to strive and gain [her] to fight. … 25 days without training our energy which is jiu jitsu and judo. And we’d near in Las Vegas now now not colorful if we’d be in a set apart to tackle grappling or wrestling on the ground.”

With the loss, it is miles unclear if Ribas, who has a 2020 submission take over Paige VanZant at flyweight on her UFC flyweight legend, will compete at 115 kilos or 125 going forward.

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