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Hannah Cifers

June 13 event: Hannah Cifers steps in for Melissa Gatto

Cifers eager to atone for submission loss to Mackenzie Dern

Visa issues for Melissa Gatto has turned into an opportunity for American UFC strawweight Hannah Cifers.

Cifers (10-5-0) has been confirmed to replace Gatto and take on Mariya Agapova (8-1-0), according to a June 8 tweet by Combate.com.

Cifers, 27, also confirmed the bout in a tweet. She competed recently at UFC on ESPN 9, where she was submitted by Mackenzie Dern.

Meanwhile, Kazakhstan’s Agapova, 23, will be making her octagon debut, leaving Invicta FC on a two fight win streak.

The June 13 event is scheduled for June 13 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Current bouts include:

JESSICA EYE (15-7-0) VS. CYNTHIA CALVILLO (8-1-1)

KARL ROBERSON (9-2-0) VS. MARVIN VETTORI (14-4-1)

MERAB DVALISHVILI (10-4-0) VS. RAY BORG (13-5-0)

ANDRE FILI (20-7-0) VS. CHARLES JOURDAIN (10-2-0)

JORDAN ESPINOSA (14-7-0, 1NC) VS. MARK DE LA ROSA (11-4-0)

CHARLES ROSA (12-4-0) VS. KEVIN AGUILAR (17-3-0)

JULIA AVIA (7-1-0) VS. GINA MAZANY (6-3-0)

RYAN BENOIT (10-6-0) VS. TYSON NAM (18-11-1)

JORDAN GRIFFIN (18-7-0) VS. DARRICK MINER (24-11-0)

@kenaiandrews June 13 event: Hannah Cifers steps in for Melissa Gatto

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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