Tonight two heavily touted 125lb prospects will face off tonight when Barbara Acioly takes on Trisha Cicero for Titan FC 42. The event will air live on UFC Fight Pass.
Brazil’s Acioly only begun fighting January of this year and is currently 2-0-0 in her Pro MMA career. She won her debut fight with a round 1 Rear-Naked Choke over Tati Silva, she followed up in June with a round 1 TKO win over Vitória Ferreira.
Meanwhile Miami, Florida’s Trisha Cicero will be making her pro debut after a highly successful amateur career racking up a record of 4-0-0 with two wins coming by submission via Armlock. Cicero trains out of American Top Team which is home to some of the top female stars in MMA including both UFC champions Joanna Jedrzjedczyk and Amanda Nunes, as well as Raquel Pennington, Tecia Torres and many more. Cicero has her eyes on the UFC, telling MMAWeekly “I want to make it to the UFC, so whatever fights can take me each step closer to my goal, but I’m still going to take it one fight at a time.”
Titan FC 42 takes place tonight from 7pm EST. The bout will air live on UFC Fight Pass.
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