Norma Dumont is ready to face UFC newcomer Erin Blanchfield in a bantamweight battle at UFC Vegas 23. The bout was a short-notice reserving after Dumont’s authentic opponent Bia Malecki pulled out of the battle as a consequence of undisclosed causes.
While Norma Dumont is a well known bantamweight, her opponent Erin Blanchfield is a comparatively unknown but gifted prospect that deserves to be launched to UFC followers world wide. Here is the whole lot it’s essential to find out about Erin Blanchfield.
Erin Blanchfield previously competed within the flyweight division
Erin Blanchfield began coaching Jiu-Jitsu at age seven and determined to grow to be knowledgeable fighter when she was 12 years previous. Since making her skilled MMA debut in March 2018, Erin Blanchfield has competed within the flyweight division of Invicta FC and Cage Fury, the place she amassed a 6-1 skilled file with three finishes on her resumé. Her solely skilled loss was a break up determination defeat towards Tracey Cortez in February 2019. It is unclear if Blanchfield will return to flyweight after the Norma Dumont battle.
She missed her alternative to battle for the Invicta FC title as a consequence of Covid-19
Erin Blanchfield earned a shot on the Invicta FC title with dominant wins over Victoria Leonardo and Brogan Walker-Sanchez in 2020. She was presupposed to battle Pearl Gonzalez for the vacant Invicta FC flyweight title in November 2020. However, the bout was canceled after Pearl Gonzalez examined optimistic for Covid-19. Blanchfield has not competed since her unanimous determination win over Brogan Walker-Sanchez in June 2020.
Erin Blanchfield is a former Eddie Bravo Invitational champion
Erin Blanchfield holds a purple belt in BJJ. She was the winner of the Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) event within the twelfth season. The occasion was the first-ever all-female EBI event that featured 16 girls’s flyweight members. Blanchfield gained the event and walked away with a $20000 prize.
Erin Blanchfield is a biology scholar
MMA fighters aren’t often related to educational and academic actions. However, Erin Blanchfield is a scholar at Montclair State University, majoring in biology.