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UFC Toronto: Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jessica Eye confirmed

The UFC confirmed Wednesday that female flyweights No. 3 Katlyn Chookagian (11-1-0) and No. 9 Jessica Eye (13-6-0, 1NC) will meet at UFC Toronto (UFC 231) in December.

Chookagian, 29, is on a three fight win streak, all decision victories. Her only blemish is a split-decision loss to Liz Carmouche.

Meanwhile, Eye was previously a bantamweight and struggled with injuries en route to a 1-5-0 at 135 pounds. However, since dropping down to 125 pounds in January, she has two decision wins under her belt.

UFC 231 is set for Dec. 8 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Tentative bouts include:

Chad Laprise (13-3-0) vs. Dhiego Lima (12-7-0)

Devin Clark (9-2-0) vs. Aleksandar Rakic (10-1-0)

Katlyn Chookagian (11-1-0) vs. Jessica Eye (13-6-0, 1NC)

Thiago Santos (19-6-0) vs. Jimmy Manuwa (17-4-0)

Randa Markos (8-6-0) vs. Marina Rodriguez (10-0-0)

Hakeem Dawodu (8-1-1) vs. Kyle Bochniak (8-3-0)

Brad Katona (7-0-0) vs. Matthew Lopez (10-3-0)

Claudia Gadelha (16-3-0) vs. Nina Ansaroff (9-5-0)

Eryk Anders (11-2-0) vs. Elias Theodorou (15-2-0)

Olivier Aubin-Mercier (11-3-0) vs. Gilbert Burns (13-3-0)

Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-3-0) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (15-2-0)

Max Holloway (19-3-0) vs. Brian Ortega (14-0-0, 1NC)

More bouts are expected to be announced. Check our UFC Toronto section for more information.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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