The UFC has added an exciting women’s strawweight bout to UFC Fight Night 99 as Anna Elmose will take on Amanda Cooper at the event.
UFC Fight Night 99 will be held on November 19, 2016, at The SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Denmark’s Anna “Panda” Elmose drops down to strawweight to meet finalist of The Ultimate Fighter, Amanda Cooper, in a bout which could place the winner on the path to the top 15 rankings in the UFC’s 115lbs division.
Elmose (3-1-0, fighting out of Copenhagen, Denmark), was last in action at bantamweight at UFC Fight Night 87 in May. Following the bout, she expressed concerns about at her size disadvantage at 135lbs. On November 19, the 5ft 3in fighter nicknamed “Panda” will make her UFC strawweight debut inside The SSE Arena in Northern Ireland’s capital.
Cooper (2-2-0, fighting out of Michigan, USA), meanwhile, demonstrated her slick striking skills on UFC’s reality TV series, The Ultimate Fighter, defeating opponents Jamie Moyle and Lanchana Green to secure herself a place in the show’s live final in Las Vegas. Now a permanent fixture on the UFC’s roster, Cooper will be looking to cement her position as ’one to watch’ in the 115lbs division.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring Adam Milstead & Dinis "Sweetbread" Paiva