An interesting women’s bantamweight matchup has been added to UFC Fight Night 88.
Both are trying to generate some needed momentum towards the top-5 of the division.
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FOX Sports 1’s UFC Tonight announced the matchup.
— Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) March 24, 2016
Both are coming off disappointing losses, the 29-year-old Eye to Julianna Pena and Miesha Tate, and the 35-year-old McMann to Tate and Amanda Nunes.
Both need an impressive win here to leapfrog in the rankings.
Yay! So glad I can finally announce it!! I'm so pumped for this fight!! pic.twitter.com/PBCt8VEOgH
— Sara McMann (@Sara_McMann) March 24, 2016
UFC Fight Night 88 takes place May 29th at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas. Lightweights Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt battle in the main event, while Renan Barao and Jeremy Stephens are the co-main.