A women’s bantamweight bout has been added to the upcoming Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale fight card as Jessica Eye will welcome Aspen Ladd to the UFC.
The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale will be held on July 7, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor broke the news on Twitter.
I have confirmed with sources that Jessica Eye will return to the octagon on July 7 against undefeated promotional newcomer Aspen Ladd #UFC
— Chris Taylor (@CTaylor_96) April 28, 2017
Eye, is currently on a four fight losing streak in the UFC, dropping her last four bouts to Miesha Tate, Julianna Peña, Sara McMann and Bethe Correia, all via decision.
Ladd, who is undefeated in her MMA career has fought all of her bouts under the Inivcta FC banner. Wins over Ana Carolina Vidal, Amanda Bobby Cooper, Kelly McGill, Jessica Hoy and Sijara Eubanks has Ladd on her way to the UFC.
With this news, the Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale now looks like this:
Gray Maynard vs. Teruto Ishihara
Elias Theodorou vs. Brad Tavares
Jared Cannonier vs. Steve Bossé
Marc Diakiese vs. Drakkar Klose
Marcel Fortuna vs. Jordan Johnson
Jessica Eye vs. Aspen Ladd