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Andre Pederneiras discusses potential next fights for Ketlen Vieira, Jose Aldo

There’s a method to the madness for Andre Pederneiras. The Nova Uniao leader explained his motivational message to Ketlen Vieira prior to the fifth round of her UFC Fight Night 206 headlining bout against Holly Holm this past weekend. Vieira would go on to win a highly controversial split decision.
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Latest UFC rankings update: Michel Pereira debuts at No. 14, Ketlen Vieira climbs to No. 3

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently updated its “official” rankings in the wake of the UFC Vegas 55 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Sat. night (May 21, 2022) inside the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. That’s where former champion Holly Holm was bested by bantamweight up-and-comer Ketlen Vieira, sending “The Preacher’s Daughter” down one spot to No. 3 at 135 pounds.
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Laura Sanko Argues Against Open Scoring, Reveals Judges’ Fault: “Is It Fine That Ketlen Vieira Won?”

UFC analyst Laura Sanko has shared her thoughts on Holly Holm’s controversial loss to Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 55. This past weekend, Holm took on Vieira in the headlining bout for UFC Fight Night 206. In a fight where Holm amassed a control time of over 10 minutes, little action was seen throughout the five rounds. Although the ladies did step in line to trade some shots, Vieira claimed that Holm was avoiding the fight.
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Brendan Schaub blasts judging after Holly Holm’s loss to Ketlen Vieira: “How many fighters have to be f*cked over?”

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub has blasted MMA judges following Holly Holm’s defeat to Ketlen Vieira. Last Saturday night, the two women’s bantamweight contenders were the main event of UFC Vegas 55. The bout itself was quite close, however, many believed Holm was winning into the championship rounds. Vieira’s own coach, Andre Pederneiras echoed that sentiment before round five.
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Robbery Review: Ketlen Vieira vs. Holly Holm at UFC Vegas 55

Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around carelessly and is often steeped in bias. With Robbery Review, we’ll take a look back at controversial fights and determine whether the judges were rightly criticized for their decision or if pundits need to examine their own knee-jerk reactions.
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Ketlen Vieira upsets Holly Holm by split decision in UFC main event, inches closer to title shot

LAS VEGAS -- The UFC's women's bantamweight division has a new title contender on its hands. Ketlen Vieira (13-2), of Manaus, Brazil, improved to 3-1 in her past four fought contests on Saturday, as she outpointed former champion Holly Holm (14-6) in a five-round main event. The 135-pound fight was very close. Two judges scored it 48-47 for Vieira, while a third had it 48-47 for Holm.
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What’s next for Ketlen Vieira and Holly Holm after UFC Vegas 55?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 55, a women’s bantamweight bout headlined the card as Ketlen Vieira took on Holly Holm. Vieira was coming off her first UFC main event as she beat Miesha Tate last time out. The victory got her back into the win column after losing a decision to Yana Kunitskaya. Holm, meanwhile, had not fought since October of 2020 as she beat Irene Aldana by decision, and before that, she defeated Raquel Pennington.
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Holly Holm vs. Ketlen Vieira full fight video highlights

Watch Holly Holm vs. Ketlen Vieira full fight video highlights from their UFC Vegas 55 clash above, courtesy of the UFC. Holm vs. Vieira took place May 21 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Holly Holm (14-5) and Ketlen Vieira (12-2) collided in the UFC Vegas 55 main event. The fight aired live on ESPN+.
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Miesha Tate shares advice for Holly Holm following her controversial loss to Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 55: “Not a good game plan”

Miesha Tate has weighed in on tonight’s UFC Vegas 55 main event which saw Ketlen Vieira defeat Holly Holm by split decision. Holm (14-6 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, was returning to action for the first in over eighteen months this evening. ‘The Preachers Daughter’ entered the contest on a two-fight winning steak, this after scoring decision wins over Raquel Pennington and Irene Aldana in her previous efforts.
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Holly Holm ‘pretty upset’ with judges after split decision loss to Ketlen Vieira: ‘I truly felt in my heart that I won the fight’

Holly Holm left UFC Vegas 55 with a loss on her record despite feeling she absolutely deserved a win over Ketlen Vieira. The judges disagreed with the former bantamweight champ. Mike Bell and Derek Cleary both scored the fight 48-47 for Vieira, while Sal D’Amato had it 48-47 for Holm. Bell and Cleary determined the outcome with Viera getting the nod by split decision.
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UFC Vegas 55 Results: Ketlen Vieira defeats Holly Holm (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 55 event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight bout between Holly Holm and Ketlen Vieira. Holm (14-5 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, will be returning to action for the first in over eighteen months this evening. ‘The Preachers Daughter’ currently boasts a two-fight winning steak, scoring decision wins over Raquel Pennington and Irene Aldana in her most recent efforts.
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