Jessica Aguilar celebrates her first victory over Megumi Fujii. Photo Credit: Bellator MMA

Jessica Aguilar ready to become a champion

Jessica Aguilar is regarded by many fans and critics as the top women’s 115-pound fighter in the world and she will get a chance to solidify that claim when she faces Alida Gray for the World Series of Fightng Women’s Strawweight championship.

The former Bellator star will go head-to-head with Gray at WSOF 8, which takes place Jan. 18, 2014 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

Aguilar signed with WSOF back in November, much to the surprise – and perhaps chagrin – of MMA fans, who were hoping to see her jump to Invicta Fighting Championships. She comes into the match with a win against Women’s MMA legend Megumi Fujii back in October.

While Aguilar has the experience and skills to claim the WSOF Women’s 115-pound belt, she will certainly have a challenge on her hands. Gray, an Olympic judo alternate in 1996, is 4-0 in her professional career. She went 4-1 in her run as an amateur, with all of her wins – ammy and pro – being finishes.

Still, Aguilar is no stranger to big matches and knows how to put on a good fight. If Aguilar defeats Gray, she would certainly establish herself as the top women’s strawweight fighter  in all of mixed martial arts.


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