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We ourselves a clash in the Women’s Bantamweight division, as Jessica-Rose Clark takes on Stephanie Egger. Having battled injuries, Clark will make her fourth appearance in the last 43 months. A winner of two straight fights, the former Flyweight is coming back into her own at Bantamweight. Meanwhile, Egger is coming off her first UFC victory. A fight in which her grappling and ground-and-pound looked fantastic. Looking to make it two straight, Egger will have to rise up to tougher competition in Clark.
As for a prediction, I have Clark winning. While Egger showed off her grappling abilities in her most recent fight, the striking is just not there yet. There are certain fights you can get away with a limited game, this however is not one of them. Clark has shown off improved wrestling to go along with her already crisp striking. Training with Daniel Cormier’s wrestling team for this training camp, we may see an ever better version of Clark. However, Clark may only need her wrestling to keep Egger off of her, as the Aussie is clearly the better striker. With that said, I predict that Clark will win via decision.