VIDEO: Montana De La Rosa Destroys Ariane Lipski to Score T/KO Win at UFC Vegas 28

Published 06/05/2021, 8:38 PM EDT


UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs Sakai saw a flyweight match-up go down in the women’s flyweight division between Montana De La Rosa and Ariane Lipski. The 26-year-old came up with a dominant performance and finished Lipski in the second round of the contest via ground-and-pound.

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Lipski is now on a two-fight skid. Antonina Shevchenko finished her in her previous fight at UFC 255. ‘Queen of Violence’ is now 2-4 in the promotion. After dropping her first two fights via decision, Lipski put together a two-fight winning streak. A submission win over Luana Carolina in July 2020 has been her most prolific performance inside the Octagon.

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A UFC veteran since 2017, De La Rosa, has now racked up 5 wins out of her 8 matches in the division. After a loss to Viviane Araujo in September 2020, she scored a draw against Mayra Bueno Silva in February. The dominant win over Lipski is a measure of the talent that the Elevation Fight Team trainee possesses.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 05: (R-L) Montana De La Rosa punches Viviane Araujo of Brazil in a flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

As for Lipski, she was looking to showcase her skills in this one. However, ‘Queen Of Violence’ will be disappointed that the result didn’t go her way tonight.

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What’s next for Ariane Lipski and Montana De La Rosa?

De La Rosa should expect to get a top-ranked opponent in her next fight. Her body of work should be enough to earn her that. As for Lipski, she needs to go back to the drawing board and work on the fundamentals to see what went wrong for her in her recent fights.

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Despite her being on an unfortunate skid, it won’t be fair to dismiss ‘Queen of Violence’. This is because she certainly has the potential to be a world-beater. However, her recent performances haven’t lived up to expectations.

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It will be interesting to see what the UFC offers either fighter in their next fights. What did you make of De La Rosa vs Lipski?

 

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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