Roxanne Modafferi all set for her final glorious battle at UFC 271
Roxanne Modafferi is all prepared for her final glorious battle.
Modafferi is a MMA veteran, who has fought all across the world and has fought for titles in a number of high level promotions such as Strikeforce, Invicta FC and the UFC.
Now on Feb. 12 at UFC 271, Modafferi will compete in last professional outing when she meets rising star Casey O’Neill in a flyweight matchup.
Prior to her final fight, Modafferi spoke with MyMMANews about the emotions of going through her final training camp in which is thanked all of her great teammates over the year and she is really happy with her preparation for this fight.
While “The Happy Warrior” did reflect on her amazing career as a pioneer of women’s MMA, she hasn’t given much thought as to what her last walk will be like because she doesn’t want to stress about it and she plans on enjoying that special moment.
Modafferi’s life as a professional athlete maybe in its final chapter, but life after fighting is just getting started as she recently got engaged, will be getting married in October and hopes to start a family.
In the video above, you can hear everything Modafferi had to say on her preparation for her last fight, her reflection on her career, her recent engagement and life after fighting.
A full list of fights scheduled for UFC 271 are listed below:
Israel Adesanya (C) vs. Robert Whittaker – For the UFC middleweight championship
Derrick Lewis vs. Tai Tuivasa
Derek Brunson vs. Jared Cannonier
Kyler Phillips vs. Marcelo Rojo
Nasrat Haqparast vs. Bobby Green
Vinc Pichel vs. Mark Madsen
Carlos Ulberg vs. Fabio Cherant
Ed Herman vs. Maxim Grishin
Mana Martinez vs. Ronnie Lawrence
Alexander Hernandez vs. Renato Moicano
AJ Dobson vs. Jacob Malkoun
Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Sergey Morozov
Orion Cosce vs. Mike Mathetha
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Casey O’Neill
Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell