VIDEO: UFC Star Gets Engaged in the Ring Right After Husband Involved in a Disqualification

Published 12/19/2021, 9:50 PM EST
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 19: Roxanne Modafferi poses on the scale during the UFC weigh-in at Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 19, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


The UFC women’s flyweight fighter Roxanne Modafferi gets proposed by her boyfriend Chris Roman inside the cage at a Titan FC event.

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Chris Roman, a featherweight fighter and has a 3-3 professional MMA record. He took on Asa Ten Pow inside the cage at Titan FC 73 on Friday. Unfortunately, the bout ended quickly after Roman’s opponent landed an illegal knee while he was on the mat.

Meanwhile, Roman’s girlfriend and training partner Modafferi was present at the cage side during his fight. And even though the bout ended in no contest, the pair had a delightful moment after the fight.

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Roman dropped on his knees to propose to the UFC flyweight fighter and got a yes from her, and the couple enjoyed the moment inside the cage. The fans and commentators too got along and cheered the couple.

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Later, the female UFC fighter took to social media to share the news with her fans. She posted pictures on her official Instagram account with the caption, “My boyfriend took an illegal knee at 21 seconds into the fight and it got called a no-contest. I’m sad for Chris that he didn’t get as much fight time…. but then HE PROPOSED!”

 

“I went “omg are you okay… Um YES!!” I love you for the rest of our lives, Chris Roman!! The fight result sucked but it was kinda epic you proposed on a national broadcast.”

‘The Happy Warrior’ is currently on a two-fight skid and will soon compete in the last UFC bout next year.

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‘The Happy Warrior’ is a 45 fights veteran. The former Strikeforce fighter had a decent career in the UFC. She has a professional fighting record of 25-20 under her name.

Modafferi will take on the undefeated UFC fighter Casey O’Neill on the main card of UFC 271 next year. An intriguing middleweight title rematch between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker will headline the event.

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‘King’ made her UFC debut this year and has competed in three UFC bouts. She has won all three of her bouts via a finish and will look to do the same in her fourth UFC fight against the veteran.

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Meanwhile, Modafferi will compete in her last UFC fight at the event. As she has announced her retirement after UFC 271. It will excite the UFC fans to see the veteran in action one last time.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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