UFC Signs Top Ranked Women’s Fighter Jessica Eye

It was reported on Tuesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight” that top ranked 125 pounds women’s fighter Jessica Eye has signed a deal with the UFC fight at 135 pounds. Eye released a statement on twitter a short time later confirming the report.

Eye last competed under the Bellator MMA banner where she went 3-0 in the promotion. “Evil” last fought in June when she defeated Carina Damm for NAAFS promotion. Eye’s most notable win came in December when defeated former Bellator MMA 115 pound champion Zoila Gurgel by first round submission in 58 seconds.

Eye was released by Bellator MMA recently when the organization had decided that it wasn’t going to promote women’s fights at this current time.

It has been rumored that Eye will square off against Sarah Kaufman at UFC 166 on October 19, but the UFC hasn’t confirmed that matchup at this time.

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Jessica Aguilar and Jessica Eye Get Their Releases From Bellator MMA

From the way things are looking, it seems like we may not be seeing a women fighting in Bellator MMA anytime soon. The promotion has released top ranked fighters Jessica Aguilar and Jessica Eye.

Both ladies confirmed their releases on Twitter earlier today.

Aguilar went 5-1 under Bellator and defeated quite arguable the greatest women’s MMA fighter of all time in Megumi Fuji at Bellator 69 last May. “Jag” last competed in the organization at Bellator 94 when she defeated Patricia Vidonic.

Eye went undefeated in three fights for Bellator defeating former Bellator champion Zoila Gurgel at Bellator 83 last December.

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