Sara McMann vs Jessica Eye official for UFC Fight Night 88

image A women's bantamweight match-up between top contenders Sara McMann and Jessica Eye, was announced earlier today on 'UFC Tonight' on Fox Sports 1. The match-up figures to be a very important one at the top of the division as both are coming off two-fight losing steaks and are desperate to stake their claim back at the top of the division. McMann hasn't fought since a devastating submission loss to Brazilian standout, Amanda Nunes in August of last year, before that being given a decision loss to current champion, Miesha Tate. Eye hasn't fought since coming out on the wrong end of a close decision versus Julianna Pena in October of last year. Her fight before that, similarly, was also a decision loss to Miesha Tate in July of 2015. The fight takes place at UFC Fight Night 88 live from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on May 29 which is headlined by a bantamweight match-up between Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt. The card will air live on Fox Sports 1 and this bout is expected to be on the preliminary portion of the card.

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