Nicco Montano: \u201cIts Year 2018 And People Still Ask Me Whether We Live In Buckskin And Teepees!\u201d Nicco Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is the current UFC Women\u2019s Inaugural Flyweight champion. She defeated Roxanne Modafferi at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale on December 1, 2017, via unanimous decision. According to bookmakers, she is a big underdog versus Valentina Shevchenko. The two of them will fight at the co-main event of UFC 228 for UFC Women\u2019s Flyweight title. Nicco Montano\u2019s origin is half Hispanic, 25 percent Navajo, and 25 percent Chickasaw. Despite that, she identifies herself as a \u201cNative\u201d. UFC is known for breaking limits and promoting various kinds of trends. This time, they came up with one of the most original ideas ever. UFC asked from Nicco Montano to put her "Native" clothes on for the promotion! And with a war paint on her face in the style of real Indian warrior! (via MMAMania.com) \u201c think we live in buckskin and teepees,\u201d Montano told Bleacher Report. \u201cIt\u2019s 2018 and there are still people who ask that question. literally wanted me to put on a costume. They literally wanted to see me coming out with war paint on my face. They think \u2018Native\u2019 and they think these things. I don\u2019t want to be the token Native. I don\u2019t want to be blasted on posters with a headdress on and with buckskin and a loin cloth.\u201d The idea sounds very interesting. But it looks like Nicco Montano isn\u2019t ready to change her mind at the moment. What are your thoughts on this? Don\u2019t forget Donald \u201cThe Cowboy\u201d Cerrone never takes his hat off!