An intriguing women’s strawweight bout between former title challenger Claudia Gadelha and Cortney Casey has been added to UFC Fight Night 100.
UFC Fight Night 100 will be held on November 19, 2016 at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil,
The event is expected to be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between former two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Championship challenger Alexander Gustafsson and Antônio Rogério Nogueira.
Gadelha (13-2 MMA) has lost two of her last three bouts, however both losses have come to UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk. Sandwiched between the loses, Gadelha earned a unanimous decision win over former WSOF women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar at UFC 190.
Following two loses in her first two UFC appearences, Casey (6-3 MMA) had impressed in her last two bouts. A first round TKO win over Cristina Stanciu at UFC Fight Night 91 – McDonald vs. Lineker was followed up by an even more impressive first round submission win over Randa Markos at UFC 202 – Diaz vs. McGregor 2.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 100 now looks like this:
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Antônio Rogério Nogueira
Luis Henrique vs. Christian Colombo
Thales Leites vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Johnny Eduardo vs. Manvel Gamburyan
Matheus Nicolau vs. Ulka Sasaki
Sérgio Moraes vs. Michael Graves
Cláudia Gadelha vs. Cortney Casey
Pedro Munhoz vs. Justin Scoggins
Marcos Rogério de Lima vs. Gadzhimurad Antigulov