Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye added to UFC 170 in Feb.
target="_blank">UFC 170has added another top women’s fight to
go along with the main event pitting Ronda Rousey vs. Sara
Submission specialist Alexis Davis, fresh off her three-round
dominant decision victory over Liz Carmouche, will take on
second-time UFC fighter and Ohio native Jessica Eye.
Some would argue that Davis (15-5) could be in line for a title
shot already given her 2-0 record in the UFC and four-fight win
streak overall. A black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Davis is as
tough as they come in the women’s division and holds wins over
notable names like Amanda Nunes, Julie Kedzie and Shayna
A shot at the belt could still be in her future, but to get
there she’s going to have to go through one of the top prospects at
135 pounds in the UFC.
Jessica “Evil” Eye (11-1) burst onto the UFC scene in her debut
fight back in October when she bested former Strikeforce women’s
champion Sarah Kaufman in a close bout at UFC 166. The win marked
her eighth in a row overall, and now Eye will jump right back in
the deep end of the division as she looks to put her name into
title contention by facing Davis in February.
It’s unknown at this time what the final bout order for UFC 170
will be, but given both Davis and Eye’s status as top ten fighters
it’s likely the women will end up on the main card for the