Top female prospect Maycee Barber was looking to continue her hype train when she met J.J. Aldrich in the opening main card bout of tonight’s (Sat., March 23, 2019) UFC on ESPN+ 6 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
For a short while, however, it looked like Aldrich would force the train to a screeching halt. She came out smoking and scored several strong strikes in the opening frame. However, ‘The Future’ was able to persevere are ensure the future was still bright.
Barber landed some thudding punches before opening up with a fight-ending combination. Landing a vicious knee that clearly stunned Aldrich, Barber earned the stoppage when the ref stepped in to call off the action. Watch the finish via the UFC on Twitter here: