Women’s bantamweight contenders Sara McMann and Jessica Eye will meet at UFC Fight Night 88 on May 29 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The match-up was announced on this week’s edition of UFC Tonight.
McMann (8-3) is hoping to bounce back after suffering back-to-back losses to Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes. The Olympic Silver Medalist in wrestling is ranked sixth in the women’s 135-pound division and has only lost to top five opposition.
Eye (11-4, 1NC) is also coming off back-to-back losses. Ranked seventh in the division, Eye hopes to remain in the top ten with a win over McMann when the face off in May.