Invicta Import Alexis Davis to Meet Bellator Vet Rosi Sexton at UFC 161 in Winnipeg



The UFC’s latest women’s bout is now set, as promotion officials recently announced that Alexis Davis will face Rosi Sexton at UFC 161.

The June 15 event marks the Las Vegas-based organization’s first trip to the Canadian province of Manitoba and takes place at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg. Renan Barao will defend his interim bantamweight title against Eddie Wineland in the evening’s main event. The main draw airs live on pay-per-view and will also see former light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua toe the line against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a rematch nearly eight years in the making.

Davis, 28, has won five of her last six fights, with only a hard-fought majority decision defeat to former Strikeforce queen Sarah Kaufman marring her record in that span. “Ally-Gator” made her Invicta Fighting Championships debut last year with a second-round submission of Hitomi Akano and followed that performance with a third-round technical submission of Shayna Baszler on Jan. 5 at Invicta FC 4.

Sexton, meanwhile, rides a three-fight winning streak into her UFC debut, though she has competed just twice in the last two years. The two-time Bellator veteran last appeared under the Cage Warriors Fighting Championship banner, taking a unanimous decision from Aisling Daly this past June at CWFC 47.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 29 days ago
  • 40 views

Wanderlei Silva may be retired from fighting, but that hasn’t kept him from limelighting in front of the camera.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 3 views

Invicta FC's third show on UFC Fight Pass is down a bout. Promising Mexican bantamweight Irene Aldana is out of her Invicta FC 10 fight Friday night with Marion Reneau in Houston due to a severe case read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

Just 13 days after seeing his three-fight winning streak come to a violent halt at Bellator 131, former UFC fighter Joe Vedepo was arrested for allegedly head-butting an Iowa City police officer Frid read news >>

  • 11 days ago
  • 0 views

A second heavyweight bout has been added to the lineup of the UFC’s February return to Los Angeles. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 7 views

A women’s bantamweight bout pitting Alexis Dufresne against Marion Reneau has been added to UFC 182 on Jan. 3. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 172 views

"I am retired, I don't fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They'll keep coming to sue me every time I work wi read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 12 views

Wanderlei Silva is at it again with another video blasting the UFC. This time, his monologue was mostly about his assertion that the UFC threatened to sue him if he appeared at a Bellator fan event e read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 1 views

Wanderlei Silva on Friday claimed that the UFC threatened to sue him if he made a $10,000 appearance at Bellator 131. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 289 views

Wanderlei Silva wants to know why the UFC is blocking him from profiting from his own image. Wanderlei Silva recently had plans to appear at Bellator's big Bellator 131 event to sign autographs. Pred read news >>