Sijara Eubanks Faces Nicco Montano to Crown First Ever UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion

The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale main event is now set

The first ever UFC women’s flyweight champion will be crowned on Friday when Sijara Eubanks faces Nicco Montano in Las Vegas at “The Ultimate Fighter” 26 Finale.

The matchup was made officials on Wednesday night via “The Ultimate Fighter”

Eubanks punched her ticket to the title fight in the final episode of “The Ultimate Fighter” for this season as the No. 12 overall seed defeated veteran fighter Roxanne Modafferi, who was ranked No. 1 overall going into the show.

Meanwhile, Montano was actually ranked No. 14 overall and she had to go through former Invicta FC champion Barb Honchak as the No. 2 seed last week to earn her spot in the live finale.

With three wins a piece in the tournament, Eubanks and Montano definitely had to fight their way to earn the title shot but now one of them will be crowned the first ever women’s champion at 125 pounds in the UFC.

Full TUF 26 Finale Fight Card

Sijara Eubanks vs. Nicco Montano 125 lbs
Sean O’Malley vs. Terrion Ware 135 lbs
Barb Honchak vs. Roxanne Modafferi 125 lbs
Eric Spicely vs. G. Meerschaert 185 lbs
DeAnna Bennett vs. Melinda Fábián 125 lbs
Joe Soto vs. Brett Johns 135 lbs
Christina Marks vs. M. De La Rosa 125 lbs
Andrew Sanchez vs. Ryan Janes 185 lbs
Rachael Ostovich vs. Karine Gevorgyan 125 lbs
Ariel Beck vs. Shana Dobson 125 lbs
Gillian Robertson vs. Emily Whitmire 125 lbs

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Damon Martin is a veteran mixed martial arts journalist who has been covering the industry since 2003 with bylines on FOX Sports, CNN, Bleacher Report and numerous other outlets.