Maycee Barber to Meet Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 246 on Jan. 18

By Tristen Critchfield Nov 13, 2019

Maycee Barber will square off against Roxanne Modafferi in a women’s flyweight bout at UFC 246 on Jan. 18. confirmed the booking following an initial report from Though not officially announced, UFC 246 is expected to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. A headliner for the card has not been confirmed.

Since signing with the UFC after a win on Dana White’s Contender Series, Barber has emerged as one of the promotion’s most promising prospects. The 21-year-old has earned three straight stoppage wins over Hannah Cifers, J.J. Aldrich and Gillian Roberts to begin her career, and the Roufusport product is 8-0 as a professional overall.

Modafferi, 37, is one of the most respected veterans in women’s MMA. “The Happy Warrior” is 2-4 during two stints with the Las Vegas-based promotion, which includes a loss to Nicco Montano for the inaugural female flyweight belt at “The Ultimate Fighter 26” finale. Modafferi has compiled a 23-16 career mark while competing in organizations such as the UFC, Strikeforce, Invicta and Cage Warriors.

Cole Shelton contributed to this report.


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