Hailey Cowan, who got a cfu contract on Dana White’s Contender Serieshas finally set a date for his octagon debut.
“All Hail” has been booked to fight Ailin Perez at UFC Fight Night 220, which is scheduled to take place at the UFC Apex on February 25.
The 30-year-old makes her UFC debut with a 7-2 MMA record. Meanwhile, the fight will be Perez’s second in the octagon as she looks to bounce back from her submission loss to Stephanie Egger.
Prior to the submission loss to Egger, Perez was riding a two-fight winning streak while competing in Samurai Fight House.
Check out All Hail’s post-fight press conference after securing his UFC contract:
Hailey Cowan impressed UFC President Dana White on Contender Series
Hailey Cowan was among 5 fighters who got a UFC contract in Week 4 of Dana White’s Contender Series.
Although she wasn’t too thrilled with her performance, White congratulated Cowan after her win and said he thought she had the “it factor” that could make her a big star in the promotion.
During her post-fight press conference after being awarded a contract with the UFC, she described her emotions when White announced that she had been awarded a contract:
“When good things are about to happen to you, I feel like sometimes you know it. And as nervous as I was, I had a deep feeling that my life was about to change. excited that I was, I wasn’t super surprised that he (Dana White) ended up reversing the little attitude that gave us the start.”