Nicco Montano, Cynthia Calvillo, Sara McMann among returning fighters for UFC Sacramento

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The Sacramento Bee is reporting that a bantamweight fight between Nicco Montano and Sara McMann is one of the few fights that were added to the UFC Sacramento card at Golden 1 Center which will happen on July 13.

Dec 1, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Nicco Montano (red gloves) celebrates after defeating Roxanne Modafferi (not pictured) during The Ultimate Fighter Finale at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

At 135-pounds, it will be Nicco Montana’s first UFC match in that weight division. Montana has the credit of being the first ever UFC female flyweight champion when she beat Roxanne Modafferi at The Ultimate Fighter 26 finale which happened in December of 2017 where Montano won a 16-woman tournament to earn her title. Other names she beat in The Ultimate Fighter are Lauren Murphy, Barb Honchak, and Montana De La Rosa.

Also, in the featherweight division, top-15 ranked Darren Elkins (24-7) will fight Ryan Hall (7-1). The following other bouts are added to the card as well, as reported by :

Also added to the UFC Sacramento lineup, a lightweight bout between Beneil Dariush (16-4-1) and Drakkar Klose (10-1-1), a middleweight bout between Karl Roberson (7-2) and John Phillips (21-9, 1 NC), a bantamweight bout between Benito Lopez (9-1) and Martin Day (9-3), and a middleweight bout between Cezar Ferreira (13-7) and Marvin Vettori (12-3-1).

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