When the card on paper, Bueno Silva (10-2-1 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC) mentioned she understands and even connects with critics of the vacant ladies’s bantamweight title fight vs Raquel Pennington (15-8 MMA, 12-5 UFC) scheduled for Saturday at Scotiabank Enviornment.
There turned into as soon as a greater, more straightforward different, in keeping with Bueno Silva.
“All individuals is ready for me and Julianna Peña,” Bueno Silva told MMA Junkie and other reporters at a pre-fight records conference Wednesday. “I believe it’s essential prefer to scrutinize me and Julianna Peña. This girl has me loopy.”
Since she defeated Holly Holm in July, Bueno Silva has zoned in on Peña, a brash and outspoken ragged titleholder who isn’t shy to talk about trash. No matter the energy devoted in opposition to a doable future opponent, Bueno Silva mentioned she hasn’t struggled to level of interest on the job at hand.
“It’s easy to level of interest on Raquel attributable to I’m no longer mad by Julianna, attributable to Raquel is amazingly anxious and extra anxious than Julianna,” Pennington mentioned. “Julianna is easy money. Raquel is anxious.”
Trash talk about apart, Bueno Silva is right cosy to be battling for the title at all. She turned into as soon as suspended six months, and her to find vs. Holm turned into as soon as overturned to a no contest as a result of a failed drug test that in the ruin traced support to an ADHD treatment.
No matter Bueno Silva’s suspension from the Nevada Athletic Payment, the promotion made up our minds to e book her for a title fight anyway. Bueno Silva felt supported all over an unsure time.
“For certain, but UFC helped me with every little thing,” Bueno Silva mentioned. “The UFC did every little thing for me. That is a substantial bullsh*t. All individuals knows. Thanks, UFC, for serving to me and watching for me. Thanks, Hunter (Campbell), for serving to me put collectively for this fight.”
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