Alexa Grasso versus Marina Rodriguez on tap for UFC Fortaleza event

A strawweight showcase featuring two exciting fighters has been confirmed for the UFC return trip to Brazil in February.

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Marina Rodriguez earned a contract on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil.

Alexa Grasso (10-2) will fight Marina Rodriguez on a February 2 in Forteleza. Since Grasso joined the UFC after a stint in Invicta Fighting Championships, she is 2-2 with wins over Heather Jo Clark and Randa Markos and losses to Felice Herrig and Tatiana Suarez.

Rodriguez, an export from Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, has only fought once in the Octagon, fighting to a majority draw with Markos.

This fight will be on the UFC on ESPN+2 card.

Who do you think will win? Grasso or Rodriguez?

Terence
Veteran martial arts writer also published in Black Belt and Fight! Magazine.

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