The Cleveland native earned a split-decision victory on Saturday night over Katlyn Chookagian in a hard-fought, if not exactly thrilling, contest, taking two out of three 29-28 scores at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena.
“Whoever the winner is, alright, it’s my turn,” Eye said. “Give me my shot.”
The bout was fought at range in the standup for the bulk of the matchup, with Chookagian throwing kicks and Eye mixed counters with occasional charges forward. Chookagian picked up the pace early in the third and worked Eye to the mat and started throwing left hands. But Eye got back to her feet and once again began dictating the tempo.
“I’m a winner. Stop countiung me out.” Eye said. “Give me a chance.”
Eye improved to 14-6 with her third straight win and 10th decision victory of her career. Chookagian had a three-fight win streak snapped and dropped to 11-2.