Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be defending her strawweight title against Jessica Andrade at UFC 211 in Dallas May 13th. The fight will serve as the co-main event of the pay per view.
Jedrzejczyk is looking to defend the title for the fifth time against the game Andrade, who has won three straight since her debut at strawweight.
InvictaFC star Cindy Dandois has finally made the UFC.
The bantamweight and featherweight athlete was announced to face Alexis Davis at UFC Fight Night in Nashville, Tennessee April 22.
Coming off of three straight wins, she has victories over former UFC fighter Jessamyn Duke and current interim Invicta featherweight champion Megan Anderson.
Davis (17-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC) is coming off a return loss to Sara McMann.
The fight joins Jessica Penne versus Danielle Taylor on the card and will air on Fox Sports 1 April 22.
Valerie Letourneau has asked for her release from the UFC.
Letourneau is coming off three straight losses, including a competitive fight with champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk. The Canadian has been having troubles going to 115, which my have led to her release to pursue more fights at 125.
Well! Thank you UFC it's been an awesome experience and many dreams come true. Time for me to look at what's next inside and outside the cage. New chapter starting right now ☝🏼👊🏼!! #UFC #determination #dedication #passion #love #sport #mma #thankyou #ByeByeBoss •••• And don't feel sorry for me! For those who know me for years, you all know and I know that every time I thought the worse was happening, it was to take me to something 10 times better and I feel that this is what's happening. This is best for my health and future. I am good, I am happy, I still love my sport and I still gonna fight if my fans, sponsors and promotion have my back. And if not! I'm still gonna be fine 🙏🏼❤!
In her statement, she didn’t elude to retiring.
UFC didn’t take much time to fine a new strawweight.
The promotion has signed Cynthia Calvillo (3-0) this past week. She is a teammate of Paige VanZant, she is coming off a win over Montana Stewart at LFA this past January.
Calvillo will face TUF 23 runner up Amanda Bobby Cooper at UFC 209 on March 4th.
Sarah Kaufman has her first fight post UFC.
After the promotion didn’t renew her contract, she became a free agent and has signed an one fight contract for the new BattleField FC Korea promotion and will face Invicta’s Jessy Rose Clark March 18th.
No word yet on a stream for the event.
RoadFC XX has announced its first all female card March 11th in South Korea.
- Emiko Raika vs Jin Hee Kang
- Shinashi Satoko vs Ye-Ji Lee
- Jeong Eun Park vs Sharma Devaiah
- Hana Date vs So Hee Lim
- Emi Fujino vs Natalya Denisova
- Shiho Harada vs Yu-ri Shim
- Yoon Ha Hong vs Xiangjie Wang
No word yet on a stream
Fusion Fight Legaue announced they will hold an all female card in Billings, Montana April 1st.
One match announced will see Jen Johnson take on Kelly Clayton in an amateur bout. More matches are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.