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Roxanne Modafferi vs. Andrea Lee II Targeted for UFC Event on September 12th.

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Veteran grappler, Roxanne ‘The Happy Warrior’ Modafferi is planning a quick turnaround from her decision defeat to Lauren Murphy at UFC Fight Night Vegas on June 20th. – as she’s expected to welcome Andrea ‘KGB’ Lee to the Octagon on September 12th. in a top-ten flyweight rematch.

Modafferi was approaching her second-title tilt under the UFC’s banner, following a shocking decision judging over rising prospect. Maycee Barber at UFC 246 in January – prior to her defeat to former Invicta FC bantamweight best, Murphy. Riding a two-fight skid which includes two close split decision losses – Texas native, Lee – will attempt to return to the win column, having also dropped her most recent defeat to Murphy. News of the re-run was initially reported by MMA Junkie reporters, Nolan King and John Morgan.

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Modafferi and Lee initially met back in 2014 when both competed under the Invicta FC banner, with the former – taking a split decision win, and handing Lee her first professional loss.

Delaware native, Modafferi will make her forty-second mixed martial arts walk – quite a staggering number. Since her eventual Octagon bow back in December of 2017, the Mike Pyle and Evan Dunham Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt has managed to secure a 3-4 record since. Making a short-notice inaugural title challenge opposite Nicco Montaño – Modafferi lost a unanimous decision. In promotional wins, Modafferi has scored triumphs over Barb Honchak, Antonina Shevchenko, and the aforementioned, Barber.

Inaugural LFA flyweight titleholder, Lee has managed to notch a 3-2 record since her first appearance in May of 2018. Hitting the ground running, the 31-year-old scored wins over Veronica Macedo, Ashlee Evans-Smith, and Montana De La Rosa – before two close losses to future title challenger, Joanne Calderwood, and common opponent, Murphy. The Relson Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt has scored four submission wins from her fifteen fight professional run.

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