Roxanne Modafferi, Jennifer Maia Set for Rematch at UFC on ESPN 4
By: Tristen Critchfield Jun 19, 2019
After losing her initial opponent, Roxanne
Modafferi will remain on the UFC on ESPN 4 card and face
Maia in a rematch on July 20 in San Antonio.
Modafferi was initially slated to meet Liz
Carmouche before “Girl-Rilla” was moved to the UFC Uruguay
headliner against reigning flyweight queen Valentina
was first to report the new matchup. UFC on ESPN 4 takes place at
the AT&T Center and is headlined by a welterweight duel between
Anjos and Leon
Modafferi and Maia initially squared off at Invicta FC 19 in
September 2016, with Maia taking a split-decision triumph.
Modafferi last appeared at UFC Fight Night 149, where she captured
a split verdict over Antonina
Shevchenko. She is 2-3 in the UFC and 23-15 as a professional
Maia has won seven of her last eight bouts. After falling to
Carmouche in her Octagon debut, the former Invicta champion
Davis at UFC Nashville for her first promotional triumph.