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Jessica Eye vs Bethe Correia set for UFC Pittsburgh

Jessica Eye vs Bethe Correia

It has not officially yet been announced by the UFC but there are reports that a bantamweight showdown between number eight ranked Bethe Correia and number nine ranked Jessica Eye has been booked for the upcoming February 21 show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

11002656_868549593204200_2136153116033918899_nPitbull last fought against Ronda Rousey at UFC 190 where she was knocked out at just 34 seconds in the first round.  It is the only blemish on her 9-1 professional mixed martial arts record.

Before that Correia dispatch of Shayna Baszler vis TKO, and Jessamyn Duke and Julie Kedzie by way of decision.

Eye (11-4-1) is currently coming off two hard fought unanimous decision losses in fights to Miesha Tate and Julianna Pena.  MyMMANews caught up with “Evil” over the weekend at Trackside Grill and Bar in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.  Check it out here.

Jul 25, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Jessica Eye (blue gloves) fights against Miesha Tate (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 25, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Jessica Eye (blue gloves) fights against Miesha Tate (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

No main event has been announced yet for the event however the UFC Fight Night 82 card currently looks like this:

  • Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia
  • Cody Garbrandt vs. John Lineker
  • Sarah Moras vs. Lauren Murphy
  • Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro
  • Chris Camozzi vs. Joe Riggs
  • Trevor Smith vs. Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes
  • Shane Campbell vs. James Krausev
  • Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Brandon Thatch
  • Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Anthony Hamilton
  • Alex Garcia vs. Sean Strickland

UFC Fight Night 82 takes place at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

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Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I decided to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them tick. - #1 Dad, Marine Corps Veteran, 80's and 90's Pro Wrestling Fan, MMA Commentator, Beer Lover, and avid movie watcher. Seriously..... I watch a lot of movies.

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