The UFC have announced a bout between UFC Women’s Bantamweights Sara McMann and Jessica Eye. This bout will take place at UFC Fight Night Vegas, May 29th at the Mandalay Bay.
Sara McMann has a MMA record of 8-3 and a UFC record of 2-3. She is coming off a loss to Amanda Nunes in August last year, she lost the bout by 1st round submission (Rear Naked Choke). This gave McMann two straight losses in a row after loosing a decision to the now UFC Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate back in January last year. McMann fought for the title against Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 in 2014 and lost by TKO, 1:06 into the first round. She has won one out of her last four bouts.
Jessica Eye has an MMA record of 11-4-1 and a UFC record of 1-3-1. She is also coming off two losses in a row after loosing to Julianna Pena by decision at UFC 192 in October last year. Prior to that bout she had lost to Miesha Tate by decision in July last year. She has won one out of her last four bouts.
This event is headlined by a bout between Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt.