Alexis Davis announces pregnancy, plans to return in 2016

Alexis Davis announces pregnancy, plans to return in 2016

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger, Alexis Davis announced today via Instagram that she is pregnant and will not return to the Octagon until late 2016. Davis said her baby with longtime boyfriend and former Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion Flavio Meier is due early next year.

“I planned on spending as much time back home as possible to help with my niece anyways,” Davis wrote. “But we are over joyed by this news and should be expecting our new arrival early 2016.”

Big news to announce today a slight delay in my return to the octagon! I planned on spending as much time back home as possible to help with my niece anyways. But we are over joyed by this news and should be expecting our new arrival early 2016!! ???? And planned to back in the Octagon by the end of the year! @flaviomeierbjj

Davis, 30, is ranked No. 3 among women’s 135-pound contenders in the UFC.

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