UFC bantamweight Alexis Davis made a good point after her most recent win (in February against Jessica Eye) when she asked, rhetorically, who else in the UFC women's 135 pound division was 3-0 other than her and champion Ronda Rousey. No one, it turns out.
That accomplishment has evidently not gone unnoticed by the UFC brass and, despite weeks of other rumored opponents for Rousey, Davis will get the next shot at Rousey's title stap. Friday night the UFC announced Davis will challenge Rousey at UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The UFC continues to bet big on women's fights, placing this one on the July 4 weekend card, historically one of its top cards each year. Rousey has also emerged as one of, if not the, most in-demand fighter in the UFC.
The fight will be Rousey's third in about six months' time. She would have filmed two major motion pictures within a year by that point as well.
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