Report: Sarah Moras vs. Sijara Eubanks Rebooked For UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira


A women’s bantamweight division bout may be added to UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira as Sarah Moras faces Sijara Eubanks.

The Sports Daily first reported the bout, which was originally set to happen on the first UFC 249 card in April.

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Eubanks (4-4-0) enters the contest riding a two fight losing streak, dropping bouts to Aspen Ladd and Bethe Correia. Eubanks was supposed to compete in the finals of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 26, but health issues related to the weight cut caused the fighter to be pulled from the bout. Eubanks has competed a total of eight times as a professional MMA fighter and six of those encounters went the distance.

Moras (6-5-0) has won just three of seven under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over Alexis Dufresne, Ashlee Evans-Smith and Liana Jojua. Moras competed on the UFC Ultimate Fighter 19, making it to the semi-finals before losing to Juliana Pena. Moras is undefeated when competing on UFC pay-per-view events, picking up wins at UFC 215 and UFC 242.

UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira takes place on Wednesday, May 13 from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida with Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on ESPN. 

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