LFA 148’s Dione Barbosa striving for consistency after having a tough time finding opponents

Interview with Dione Barbosa below

Dione Barbosa (3-2) discusses her flyweight fight against Mariana Piccolo (1-1) at LFA 148 on Dec. 9. Dione also spoke about her training camp for the matchup, being away from home for the holidays and how she hopes to be more active in 2023.

“It’s a hard time for LFA finding an opponent for me. I’m training hard every day and I’m excited for this fight. Of course, I’m (focused) on this fight but I’m ready to fight again (right after)”

LFA 148 fight card:

Alfonso Leyva vs. Chris Brown – 170 lbs
Jamey-Lyn Horth vs. Sabina Mazo – 125 lbs
Chase Gibson vs. Jess Martinez – 145 lbs
Richie Miranda vs. James Wilson – 155 lbs
Jeffrey Craig vs. Ernesto Rodriguez – 170 lbs
Dione Barbosa vs. Mariana Piccolo – 125 lbs
Danny Silva vs. Canaan Kawaihae – 145 lbs
Joseph Dorado vs. Eduardo Penha – 135 lbs
Ethyn Ewing vs. Xavier Moreno – 135 lbs
Cody Davis vs. Alvaro Prado – 125 lbs

The event will be held at The Commerce Casino & Hotel in Commerce, California.

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