Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-01-14, close fight but not so exciting: the mma bout Raquel Pennington vs Ketlen Vieira gets two stars.
Vieira vs Pennington is scheduled to take place Saturday, January 14th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), in a 3-round bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Sean Strickland vs Nassourdine Imavov – UFC Vegas 67 (also known as UFC Fight Night 217 or UFC on ESPN+ 75). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Raquel Pennington record
Raquel Pennington entered this fight with a professional record of 14-8-0 (36% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.3 women’s bantamweight in the world.
She lost to Holly Holm in 2020 (Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington 2) but then she has won over Marion Reneau, Pannie Kianzad, Macy Chiasson and Aspen Ladd.
Ketlen Vieira record
Her opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Ketlen Vieira, has a mma record of 13-2-0 (46% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.5 in the women’s bantamweight division.
She was defeated by Yana Kunitskaya in 2021 (Ketlen Vieira vs Yana Kunitskaya) but then she has beat Miesha Tate (Ketlen Vieira vs Miesha Tate) and Holly Holm (Holly Holm vs Ketlen Vieira).
Here is the UFC Vegas 67 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Sean Strickland vs Nassourdine Imavov
Dan Ige vs Damon Jackson
Punahele Soriano vs Roman Kopylov
Raquel Pennington vs Ketlen Vieira
Umar Nurmagomedov vs Raoni Barcelos
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Javid Basharat vs Mateus Mendonca
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs Claudio Ribeiro
Mateusz Rebecki vs Nick Fiore
Allan Nascimento vs Carlos Hernandez
Dan Argueta vs Nick Aguirre
Charles Johnson vs Jimmy Flick
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Raquel Pennington vs Ketlen Vieira 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 Pennington vs Vieira fight?
Raquel Pennington defeated Ketlen Vieira via split decision. Scores were 29–28, 28–29, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 67 post-fight octagon interview of Raquel Pennington and Ketlen Vieira.