Frenchwoman Manon Fiorot dominates American Erin Blanchfield and gets closer to the belt

French MMA fighter Manon Fiorot beat American Erin Blanchfield by judges’ decision on Saturday March 30 in Atlantic City in the United States, and should be offered a chance to fight for the world belt in the -57 kg category of the UFC. Dominant throughout the five rounds contested, Fiorot was unanimously declared the winner 50 to 45 by the judges. “ Give me the belt, I beat everyone in the category, there is no one left, the belt is mine “, demanded the Frenchwoman, aged 34, after her victory. “ Nothing surprised me, she’s strong, she took it well but I wasn’t worried once by her fight, I didn’t take many punches, I dominated this fight from A to Z “, she added. Placed in the main fight of this UFC evening, Fiorot once again demonstrated in the octagon that she could claim the -57 kg belt, she who was ranked 3rd before the fight behind Blanchfield, whom she outclassed. Fiorot is now waiting to see who will win the rematch between the Mexican Alexa Grasso, champion of the category, and the Kyrgyz Valentina Schevchenko, in the hope of facing the winner.

Published on: 03/31/2024 – 5:28 p.m. Modified on: 03/31/2024 – 5:31 p.m.

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Frenchwoman Manon Fiorot faces American Rose Namajunas during the second edition of UFC Paris, September 2, 2023. © AFP / JULIEN DE ROSA

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