Report: Alexa Grasso vs. Marina Rodriguez Rescheduled For March 30 UFC Event


A women’s strawweight division encounter has been rescheduled for an upcoming UFC card on March 30 according to Combate as #13 Alexa Grasso is in action against Marina Rodriguez.

This bout was originally set for UFC Fight Night Fortaleza, but was pulled from the card after Rodriguez suffered an injury.

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Grasso (10-2-0) has rotated wins and losses throughout her UFC tenure, with the latest bout being a loss to Tatiana Suarez at UFC Fight Night Chile. Grasso has competed twelve times as a professional MMA fighter and seven of those bouts have gone the distance. Grasso has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter, but she has yet to pick up a victory by way of submission. Grasso has been with the UFC for over two years now, but has exclusively competed on “Fight Night” cards.

Rodriguez (10-0-1) has competed just once thus far in the UFC, fighting Randa Markos to a majority draw at UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo 2018. Rodriguez also competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Brazil Episode 2, defeating Maria De Oliveira Neta by first round TKO. Rodriguez has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and half of them have come by way of KO/TKO.

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