UFC targeting Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia for UFC 203

The UFC are targeting a women’s bantamweight bout for UFC 203 as Ana Hissa of Combate is reporting that Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia is being targeted for the event.

UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem is an upcoming mixed martial arts event that will be held on September 10, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. This will be the first event that the organisation will host in Cleveland.

The event is expected to be headlined by a UFC Heavyweight Championship bout between current champion Stipe Miocic and the 2010 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion and former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem.

Jessica Eye (11-5-1 MMA) is currently riding a three fight losing streak. Three unanimous decision losses to current UFC bantamweight champion Meisha Tate, Julianna Peña and most recently to Sara McMann has left Eye in dyer need of a win inside the cage.

Bethe Correia (9-2 MMA) is riding a two fight losing streak of her own. A bantamweight title fight loss to Ronda Rousey at UFC 190 was followed up by a split decision loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans.

UFC 203 currently looks like this:

Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Alistair Overeem
Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell

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