Monster Energy’s Maycee Barber defeats Jessica Eye at UFC 276

Monster Energy congratulates Maycee “The Future” Barber on loss Jessica Eye at UFC 276 in Vegas Saturday evening.

LA VEGAS, July 3, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The future looks bright! Monster Energy congratulates Maycee “The Future” Barber beating Jessica Eye at UFC 276 in Vegas Saturday evening. In the women’s flyweight division bout that went the distance, the 24-year-old from Sacramento, Californiapicked up a unanimous decision victory after three rounds.

UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier was contested in front of an energetic crowd inside the sold-out T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card aired on ESPN pay-per-view, with the prelims airing on ESPN+.

Monster Energy’s Barber (11-2) came Vegas Saturday night, looking to extend his two-game winning streak. Previously, the popular MMA fighter had victories over Montana De La Rosa in April 2022 and Miranda Maverick in July 2021. Barber faced a tough opponent in Jessica “Evil” Eye, 35, of Ohiowho came to Vegas to recover from a three-game losing streak.

Early on, both fighters wasted no time engaging on their feet with Barber firing pinpoint shots from range. When Eye started a clinch against the fence early in the first round, Barber took the opportunity to deal massive damage with heavy elbows to the head that visibly bruised his opponent.

In round two, Eye absorbed more elbows and punches, then rallied and pressured Barber with a takedown but failed to secure a submission. But Round 3 was all Barber, all day: When it mattered, Barber landed ranged headbutts and connected bigger strikes to gain the upper hand in the fight. In the end, the judges declared Barber the winner by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).

Saturday night’s triumph over Eye extends Barber’s winning streak to three straight wins. Following the unanimous decision loss to Barber, Eye announced his retirement from professional MMA in his post-fight interview.

“Being able to share the cage with Jessica Eye in his last fight was an honor. I’m happy and blessed,” Monster Energy’s Barber said after winning her fight at UFC 276 on Saturday night.

Barber made his MMA debut on the Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) circuit. In 2018, she joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after a knockout performance on by Dana White Contender Series and earned the nickname “The Future”.

What’s next for Maycee Barbier? UFC 276 marked the final bout of his current UFC contract. “It was the last fight of my contract, and right now I was ranked number 13 at the start. So I want to sit down, I want to talk to them, and I really want to plan my contract and how we’re going chasing the title,” Barber said after UFC 276. Stay tuned!

Maycee “The Future” Barber is one of Monster Energy’s elite UFC athletes with Kamaru Usman, Jon “Bones” Jones, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal, Chris “All American” Weidman, Dominick “Dominator” Cruz, Rose Namajunas, Tony Ferguson, Marlon Vera, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Maycee “The Future” Barber, Paulo “The Gum” Costa, Stipe “Stone Cold” Miocic, Michael Chandler, Justin Gaethje, Jessica Rose Clark, Valentina Shevchenko, Sean “Suga” O’Malley,
Brandon Morenoand Giga “Ninja” Chikadze.

To learn more about Monster Energy’s MMA athletes, visit http://www.monsterenergy.com. Follow Monster Energy on Youtube, Facebook, instagram, Twitter and ICT Tac.

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About Monster Energy
Situated at Corona, California, Monster Energy is the leading distributor of energy drinks and alternative drinks. Refusing to recognize the traditional, Monster Energy supports the scene and the sport. Whether it’s motocross, off-road, NASCAR, MMA, BMX, surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster Energy is a brand that believes in the authenticity and at the heart of what its sports, athletes and musicians represent. More than a drink, it’s the way of life lived by athletes, sportspeople, bands, believers and fans. Learn more about Monster Energy, including all of its beverages, at http://www.monsterenergy.com.

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