Another big fight is likely to be signed in the Cradle of Liberty.
Following a report by ESPN, both fighters then confirmed that the bout is close to being signed on social media.
Barber (7-0, 3-0 in UFC) is currently being touted as the next big female star and thus far has put on exciting performances in her latest wins against J.J. Aldrich and Hannah Cifers. Her last four wins have come by way of TKO with two other career victories coming by way of submission. Barber moved up to Flyweight in her latest bout and currently has the highest finishing rate of any current Flyweight.
Robertson (7-3, 4-1 in UFC) is just coming off an impressive TKO victory at UFC 240 against Sarah Frota on July 27. Robertson has finished all four of her UFC wins, this being her first TKO finish of her career. Robertson is an elite grappler who has thus far garnered five total submission victories, either by way of armbar or rear naked choke. Robertson also currently holds the most wins and most finishes in the UFC’s women’s Flyweight division.
UFC on ESPN 6 takes place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts and will air live on ESPN on October 18.