Norma Dumont

Imortal

Brazil

Victorious in first UFC main event
FeatherweightUFC
October 16, 2021
Dumont defeated Aspen Ladd via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.
ANALYSIS
A strange set of circumstances thrust Dumont into her first UFC main event and she did not disappoint. Facing an opponent who hadn't fought in nearly two years and appeared to be dealing with some sort of mental block following her long layoff, Dumont was able to bank the first three rounds without breaking a sweat. She out landed Ladd 48-16 over the course of the first 15 minutes and that was all she wrote in a five-round fight. It's fair to wonder if Dumont would have had this same type of success against Ladd had the latter not been coming off a long layoff, but that's not Dumont's problem. As is, Dumont has won three in a row since being knocked out by Megan Anderson in her UFC debut. Perhaps the UFC will attempt to re-book Dumont and her originally scheduled opponent for this evening, Holly Holm.
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Taking on Ladd
FeatherweightUFC
October 6, 2021
Dumont will face Aspen Ladd in a five-round, featherweight bout at the UFC event on Oct. 16, Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Holly Holm (knee) was forced to withdraw from the headliner with Dumont, and UFC wasted little time on finding a new opponent. Ladd was scheduled to fight Macy Chiasson in a bantamweight bout Oct. 2, but that matchup was canceled after Ladd missed weight. Dumont should have an advantage with Ladd moving up a weight class on short notice.
Holm withdraws with injury
FeatherweightUFC
October 6, 2021
Dumont is seeking a new opponent for the Oct. 16 UFC event after Holly Holm was forced to withdraw due to a knee injury, MMA reporter Ariel Helwani reports.
ANALYSIS
The bout was slated to headline next weekend's main event, but it's now uncertain whether Dumont will remain on the card. UFC should attempt to secure her a new opponent but has less that two weeks before event.
Expected to face Holm on Oct. 16
FeatherweightUFC
July 28, 2021
Dumont is expected to fight Holly Holm in a featherweight bout at the Oct. 16 UFC event, Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Dumont beat Felicia Spencer by split decision in her last fight back in May. Both Dumont and Holm are on two-fight winning streaks heading into their October meeting.
Outlasts Felicia Spencer
FeatherweightUFC
May 22, 2021
Dumont defeated Felicia Spencer via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.
ANALYSIS
Dumont likely deserved to win, but there clearly wasn't much separation here either way. The Brazilian doesn't have a knockout win in her pro career, so it should come as no surprise that she attempted to wear Spencer down with volume. While Dumont never had her opponent in any sort of real trouble, that aforementioned volume on the feet ended up being enough to win her a close fight. Dumont has now picked up back-to-back unanimous decisions wins (Spencer, Ashlee Evans-Smith) since being knocked out by the since-released Megan Anderson in her company debut in February 2020. She stated after the fight that she is going to work to move down to bantamweight in hopes of staying more active. It's a good idea if she can pull it off from a physical standpoint.
Taking on Spencer May 22
FeatherweightUFC
May 6, 2021
Dumont will take on Felicia Spencer in a featherweight bout at the UFC event on May 22, David Van Auken of Fight Bananas reports.
ANALYSIS
Dumont will be filling in for Danyelle Wolf who had to withdraw for an undisclosed reason. Dumont was supposed to fight back on April 10 against Erin Blanchfield, but it was pulled from the card after she missed weight by 3.5 pounds.