A women’s strawweight bout has been added to the UFC Fight Night 89 on June 18 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Randa Markos will meet Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger. The UFC announced the bout.
— UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) April 21, 2016
UFC Fight Night 89 will be held on June 18, 2016 at TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger (6-2 MMA) is the former RFA women’s strawweight champion. Going 4-0 under RFA and going on to earn their title, Lybarger was called up on late notice to face Tecia Torres as Michelle Waterson suffered an injury. The bout was scheduled for UFC 194: McGregor vs. Aldo and Torres would go onto win a unanimous decision.
Markos (5-3 MMA) has gone 1-2 in the UFC since appearing on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter. Her most recent fight came in December at UFC on FOX 17 as she lost a decision against Karolina Kowalkiewicz.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 89 now looks like this:
Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson
Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Côté
Steve Bossé vs. Sean O’Connell
Elias Theodorou vs. Sam Alvey
Jason Saggo vs. Leandro Silva
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Thibault Gouti
Tamdan McCrory vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Alex Garcia vs. Colby Covington
Misha Cirkunov vs. Ion Cutelaba
Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger vs. Randa Markos