Eternal champ Casey O’Neill announces UFC Signing
On the back of her most recent outing, Eternal women’s
welterweight strawweight weight champion ‘King’ Casey O’Neill has put pen to paper and signed for the UFC.
The 23-year-old revealed the signing via her social media account earlier today.
It’s been a massive turnaround for O’Neill who started her amateur career with back-to-back losses but managed to turn that around to win ten on the trot, five in the professional ranks.
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Since taking the Eternal strawweight belt, O’Neill’s most recent outings have been at flyweight. She recently made her international debut at UAE Warriors where she stopped Greek fighter Christina Stelliou in the second-round.
Tiger Muay Thai is O’Neill’s main gym however due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, she is currently based out of Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas.
The UFC was looking at having O’Neill face Lauren Murphy at UFC 254 this weekend however a positive Covid-19 test in O’Neill’s medical forced her UFC debut to be postponed as she self-quarantines