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Alexis Davis resumes her MMA career, fights Sara McMann at TUF 24 Finale

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Alexis Davis will resume her MMA career by taking on Sara McMann in a women’s bantamweight bout at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale.

The news was first reported by ESPN, and was later confirmed by MMA Fighting.

Davis hasn’t fought since April 2015, as she took time off her MMA career due to pregnancy. She gave birth to her son earlier this year. The last time Davis stepped into the Octagon she defeated Sarah Kaufman via second-round arm bar. Prior to that, Davis suffered a quick knockout loss, challenging Ronda Rousey for the title at UFC 175. The 32-year-old jiu-jitsu black belt is 6-1 in her past seven bouts, and 17-6 in her overall professional MMA record.

Her opponent, McMann is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jessica Eye back in May at UFC Fight Night 88. The former Olympic wrestler is 2-3 in her last five bouts, with her losses coming to top contenders such as Rousey, Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes.

TUF 24 Finale will be held on Dec. 3, 2016 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is scheduled to defend his title against the winner of the TUF 24 season in the main event of the card. Coaches Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo will battle in the co-main event of the card.

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