A new women’s bantamweight bout is announced for UFC Vegas 72.
According to the latest reports, Irina Alekseeva is all set to make her UFC debut against Stephanie Egger at the UFC Fight Night event on April 29, 2023.
The booking of this match was confirmed by Marcel Dorff of EuroSports and multiple other people of knowledge as well.
Irina Alekseeva hasn’t fought since October 2021. Her last match took place at Bellator 269 where she defeated Stephanie Ielo Page via unanimous decision.
On the other hand, Stephanie Egger is coming off a second-round submission win against Ailin Perez. Before that, her two-fight winning streak was snapped by Mayra Bueno Silva. The latter defeated her via first-round submission.
UFC Vegas 72 is all set to take place on April 29 and will be headlined by Arman Tsarukyan vs Renato Moicano lightweight bout.