Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-10-14, mma bout not particularly good: Jennifer Maia vs Viviane Araujo gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Araujo vs Maia is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 14th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round women’s flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Edson Barboza vs Sodiq Yusuff – UFC Vegas 81 (also known as UFC Fight Night 230 or UFC on ESPN+ 88). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Jennifer Maia record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Invicta FC champion Jennifer Maia entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-9-1 (43% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.9 women’s flyweight in the world.
She lost two consecutive fights last year, against Katlyn Chookagian (Katlyn Chookagian vs Jennifer Maia 2) and Manon Fiorot, but then she has beat Maryna Moroz and Casey O’Neill (Jennifer Maia vs Casey O’Neill).
Viviane Araujo record
Her opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Viviane Araujo, has a record of 11-5-0 (64% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.17 in the women’s flyweight division.
In her last three bouts she has defeated Andrea Lee but then she lost to Alexa Grasso (Alexa Grasso vs Viviane Araujo) and Amanda Ribas.
Here is the UFC Vegas 81 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Edson Barboza vs Sodiq Yusuff
Jennifer Maia vs Viviane Araujo
Jonathan Martinez vs Adrian Yanez
Andre Petroski vs Michel Pereira
Cameron Saaiman vs Christian Rodriguez
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Darren Elkins vs T.J. Brown
Tainara Lisboa vs Ravena Oliveira
Terrance McKinney vs Brendan Marotte
Melissa Dixon vs Irina Alekseeva
Chris Gutierrez vs Heili Alateng
Emily Ducote vs Ashley Yoder
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Jennifer Maia vs Viviane Araujo as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Maia vs Araujo fight?
Viviane Araujo defeated Jennifer Maia via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 81 post-fight octagon interview of Jennifer Maia and Viviane Araujo.