More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sun., May 29, 2016) when UFC Fight Night 88: “Almeida vs. Garbrandt” kicks off from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg continues the UFC Fight Night 88 “Prelims” party with the second (and final) installment of a two-part undercard preview series.
Judges not required!
Two elite Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight prospects who have left quite a few broken bodies in their wakes headline the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion’s latest trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, this Sunday evening (May 29, 2016) as Brazilian knockoutmonger Thomas Almeida does battle with Team Alpha Male standout Cody Garbrandt inside Mandalay Bay Events Center.
In addition, Jeremy Stephens welcomes Renan Barao to the Featherweight division in UFC Fight Night 88’s co-main event, while Jorge Masvidal battles Lorenz Larkin in a quality Welterweight showdown.
FOX Sports 1 hosts the last four “Prelims” undercard matches once the Fight Pass portion concludes (read that preview here), so let’s see what’s in store for the broadcast:
135 lbs.: Sara McMann vs. Jessica Eye
The decision Sara McMann (8-3) earned over Shayna Baszler in her final Invicta appearance and beatdown of Sheila Gaff in her Octagon debut combined with her Olympic silver medal to give her a crack at then-women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Things have gone a bit south since, as she’s gone 1-3 and been stopped twice in that span.
She has submitted three opponents and knocked out another.
Jessica Eye (11-4) made a name for herself with a submission of former Bellator tournament winner Zoila Frausto, but has struggled to make the same kind of impact in UFC. “Evil” is just 1-3 (1 NC) in the world’s largest fight promotion, a win over Sara Kaufmann overturned because of marijuana metabolites. ….View full article
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