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UFC Vegas 56 video: Karine Silva wraps up D’arce choke submission to finish Poliana Botelho in first round

Karine Silva got a buzzer-beater finish with a first-round submission that put Poliana Botelho away at UFC Vegas 56. Following a knockdown on the feet, Silva saw an opening to wrap up a D’arce choke, but time was running out as she locked up her hold. Silva didn’t give up the submission though, and Botelho was ultimately forced to tap out just before the horn sounded.
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Poliana Botelho vs. Karine Silva, Polyana Viana vs. Tabatha Ricci set for spring UFC events

A pair of all-Brazilian bouts are set for upcoming events in the spring, multiple people with knowledge of the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting. Poliana Botelho is set to welcome flyweight newcomer Karine Silva to the octagon on June 4 while Polyana Viana draws Tabatha Ricci in a strawweight clash on May 21. Ag. Fight and Cageside Press first reported the match-ups, respectively.
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With Poliana Botelho out, Ji Yeon Kim now meets Priscila Cachoeira at Feb. 26 UFC event

Priscila Cachoeira will get another shot inside the UFC’s octagon. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Cachoeira will step in as a replacement for Poliana Botelho to face Ji Yeon Kim at the UFC’s event on Feb. 26. Journalist John Hyon Ko was first to report the matchup.
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UFC on ESPN 23: Poliana Botelho vs. Luana Carolina odds, picks and prediction

In a women's flyweight bout on Saturday's main card, Poliana Botelho and Luana Carolina meet at UFC on ESPN 23 - also known as UFC Vegas 25 - at the UFC's APEX Facility in Las Vegas. The prelims kick off at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2/ ESPN+, with the main card on ESPN2/ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze the UFC on ESPN 23 Botelho vs. Carolina odds and lines, with picks and predictions.
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Poliana Botelho gets third different opponent for May 1 UFC event as Luana Carolina replaces Mayra Bueno Silva

Poliana Botelho has a new opponent for the first UFC event of May. The Nova Uniao fighter was first booked against Ji Yeon Kim and then agreed to face Mayra Bueno Silva as a replacement. However, with “Sheetara” out due to a back injury, Botelho now takes on flyweight Luana Carolina on May 1, both fighters confirmed on social media following a report from Combate.
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Back injury forces Mayra Bueno Silva out of May 1 UFC fight with Poliana Botelho

Poliana Botelho needs another opponent for her next UFC bout as fellow Brazilian flyweight Mayra Bueno Silva—who replaced Ji Yeon Kim earlier this month—has withdrawn from the card, Botelho announced on social media. “Another change of opponents,” Botelho wrote in Portuguese. “My fight continues [set for] May 1, I’m preparing...
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Poliana Botelho vs. Ji Yeon Kim added to UFC Fight Night event in May

Flyweights Poliana Botelho and Ji Yeon Kim will collide inside the octagon in the first day of May, multiple people with knowledge of the booking told MMA Fighting. Combate first reported the matchup. Botelho and Kim are looking to get back on track in the UFC following recent defeats in...
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