Megumi Fujii and Jessica Aguilar, widely regarded as the top 115-pound fighters in women’s MMA, have agreed to meet in a three-round, non-tournament affair at Bellator 69, promotion CEO Bjorn Rebney told MMARising.com on Monday.
Fujii, 37, once laid claim MMA’s most impressive unbeaten streak, racking up 22 straight wins before dropping a controversial split decision to Zoila Gurgel in Bellator’s third-season, 115-pound tournament final. Since then, the Japanese submission wiz has won three in a row, most recently tapping Spanish striker Karla Benitez on Dream's New Year's Eve card.
A member of Florida’s American Top Team, Aguilar has also embarked on a hot streak since dropping a close decision to Gurgel in September 2010. The 29-year-old Texan’s current four-fight roll has included victories over such highly regarded opponents as Lisa Ellis-Ward and Carla Esparza.
This item was updated April 2 at 7:06 p.m. ET. The article originally stated that the Fujii-Aguilar bout would take place at 125 pounds; Bellator officials have since clarified that it will be contested at 115 pounds.view original article >>
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