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Molly McCann Faces Priscila Cachoeira At UFC London

Molly McCann will return to the Octagon at UFC London on March 16 for her second UFC appearance.

Liverpool’s own Molly McCann will reutrn to the UFC Octagon on March 16 when she takes on Priscila Cachoeira at the London O2 Arena.

Combate and MMA Fighting were first to report the news.

McCann (7-2) made her Octagon at UFC Liverpool last May. The Liverpudlian was submitted by Gilian Robertson on the night, but McCann has since dedicated herself to working on her ground game and has competed in several grappling competitions in the UK. Prior to joining the UFC, Cage Warriors women’s flyweight champion after defeating Bryony Tyrell at Cage Warriors 90 in February.

Cachoeira (8-1) made her UFC debut against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC Fight Night 125 in February. The Brazilian was soundly beaten by Shevchenko on the night and the finish resulted in the Mario Yamasaki’s tenure as a UFC referee coming to an end after he apprently let Cachoeira take too much damage. The Brazilian suffered a serious knee injury on the night and will have been out of action for over a year when she returns on March 16 next year.

No other fights have been announced for UFC London yet.

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