A battle of top-10 ladies’s flyweights appears to be like to be heading to Las Vegas.

A number of individuals with information of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Preventing {that a} matchup between Roxanne Modafferi and Andrea Lee is within the works for the UFC’s occasion on Sept. 12 in Las Vegas.

Per sources, verbal agreements are in place for the bout with contracts anticipated to be signed quickly.

MMA Junkie was first to report the reserving.

Modafferi will look to get again within the win column after dropping a unanimous resolution to Lauren Murphy at UFC on ESPN 10 in June. “The Glad Warrior” has flip-flopped wins and losses over six fights, however was capable of insert herself into title competition conversations following a powerful resolution win over Maycee Barber at January’s UFC 246 occasion.

Lee additionally enters the bout with a choice loss to Murphy in her most up-to-date look at UFC 247 in February. After three straight victories to start her octagon tenure, “KGB” has suffered consecutive losses for the primary time in her profession. Lee dropped a unanimous resolution to Joanne Calderwood at UFC 242 this previous September in Abu Dhabi in a battle many believed was a flyweight title eliminator.

The UFC’s Sept. 12 occasion will host the second assembly between the pair of thrilling 125ers. Their first assembly happened at Invicta FC 10 in December 2014 the place Modafferi handed Lee her first professional loss by way of break up resolution.



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