Alesha Zappitella and Ashley Cummins are both coming off impressive winning streaks and each feel as though they are most deserving of the next shot at Invicta FC atomweight champion, Jinh Yu Frey.
Zappitella (5-0, 1 NC) picked up a huge win last weekend at the Invicta FC 33 event, defeating former title challenge Amber Brown via unanimous decision. The undefeated 23-year-old went viral in February 2017 after she moved up two weight classes and defeated the much bigger 125-pound competitor in Mia Dong to capture the Kunlun Fight flyweight title. Zappitella is currently ranked number-four in the WMMA World Atomweight Rankings.
Cummins (7-4) has beaten everyone she’s fought at atomweight bar the reigning champ, Frey, whom she lost to via unanimous decision back in July 2017. The 31-year-old feels as though she has made significant improvements in her MMA game since the fight and is keen to avenge her only ever loss in the women’s 105-pound division. She is currently ranked number-two in the WMMA World Atomweight Rankings.
Both women recently took to their social media pages to make their case for a shot at the number-one atomweight fighter in the world, Jinh Yu Frey. Take a look below:
— Alesha Zappitella (@aleshazapp) December 16, 2018
— Ashley Smashley (@SmashleyMMA) December 16, 2018
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Fight fans, who do you believe is most deserving of the next shot at Jinh Yu Frey’s Invicta FC atomweight title? Let us know in the comments section below.