Maycee Barber was pleased with her UFC 276 win over Jessica Eye. Barber stepped up on short notice to take the fight against Eye after beating Montana De La Rosa by decision. However, she entered the De La Rosa fight, and subsequently the fight after with Eye dealing with a rib injury. Although she entered the fight with some issues, Maycee says she came out of her UFC 276 fight against Eye relatively healthy.
Jessica Eye has set her sights on a move to professional wrestling following her retirement from mixed martial arts. At the age of 35, Jessica ‘Evil’ Eye has opted to walk away from the cage for the final time following a unanimous decision defeat to Maycee Barber last weekend. The loss dropped her pro MMA record to 15-11 (1) and left her on a four-fight losing streak, which seemed to be enough for her to decide that enough was enough.
‘Evil’ has got her eyes on pro wrestling after calling it quits in MMA. Former UFC title challenger Jessica Eye last fought against Maycee Barber at UFC 276. Eye would ultimately lose a unanimous decision and would retire from MMA after the result. She’d hang up the gloves in the center of the Octagon, just like ‘Cowboy’ did later in the night.
Following her retirement at UFC 276 this past weekend, Jessica Eye’s comments drew some attention, especially to those in the pro wrestling community as she expressed a desire to be “the female undertaker” as revealed in a tweet by ESPN’s Marc Raimondi. “Eye said she wants...
After fighting professionally since 2009, Jessica ”Evil" Eye (15–11 MMA, 5–10 UFC) is hanging it up.
Jessica Eye is hanging it up in the cage but she has some aspirations to continue fighting inside the squared circle. Maycee Barber defeated Jessica Eye on the preliminary card at UFC 276 on Saturday night, but it was Eye’s post-fight comments that drew the most attention. Eye ultimately announced her retirement from mixed martial arts after the unanimous decision loss to Barber, but she then told the press gallery that was she interested in transitioning to a professional wrestling career for WWE or All Elite Wrestling.
Jessica Eye has fought her last fight. Following a unanimous decision loss to Maycee Barber at UFC 276 on Saturday, Eye removed her gloves and left them in the center of the octagon in a traditional symbolic gesture of retirement, and then confirmed the decision in her post-fight interview with commentator Joe Rogan.
After a dozen years inside various mixed martial arts cages, veteran contender Jessica Eye is calling it a career. Eye (15-11, 1 NC) competed against rising star Maycee Barber on the UFC 276 preliminary card Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, but came up short on the judges’ scorecards. “Evil” Eye fought well against the young Barber, but dozens of elbows to the face and knees to the body curtailed her hopes at stemming the losing streak.
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