UFC 161 Receives Alexis Davis-Rosi Sexton Battle

The UFC’s first-ever trip to Winnipeg will feature a female fight, as officials announced Alexis Davis vs. Rosi Sexton for UFC 161: Barao vs. Wineland.

The card goes down June 15 from the MTS Centre. The main event boasts interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao taking on Eddie Wineland.

Davis (13-5) is from Ontario, Canada and has won her last two since a decision loss to Sarah Kaufman early last year. She submitted both Hitomi Akano and Shayna Baszler in her most recent bouts.

Sexton (13-2) is on a three-fight win steak, including back-to-back decision victories. She has not competed since June of last year.

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