Pros react after Maycee Barber TKO’s Amanda Ribas at UFC Jacksonville

By Chris Taylor - June 24, 2023

Tonight’s UFC Jacksonville co-main featured a key women’s flyweight contest between Amanda Ribas and Maycee Barber.

Maycee Barber, Amanda Ribas, UFC, UFC Jacksonville

Ribas (12-4) had most previously competed at March’s UFC 285 event, where she picked up a unanimous decision victory over Viviane Araujo. The Brazilian had gone 3-2 over her previous five Octagon appearances ahead of this afternoon’s event.

Meanwhile, Maycee Barber (13-2 MMA) entered the contest sporting a four-fight winning streak. ‘The Future’ had most previously competed back in March of this year, where she earned a split decision victory over Andrea Lee.

Tonight’s UFC Jacksonville co-main event proved to be a coming out party for Maycee Barber. After a shaky start, ‘The Future’ was able to dominate her Brazilian opponent on the ground, battering Ribas with some nasty ground and pound. After nearly scoring a finish in the late stages of the opening round, Barber sealed the deal in round two with an emphatic TKO victory. The win marked her fifth in a row.

Official UFC Jacksonville Results: Maycee Barber def. Amanda Ribas via TKO at 3:42 of Round 2

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Barber vs. Ribas’ below:

Post-fight reactions to Maycee Barber defeating Amanda Ribas at UFC Jacksonville:

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